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Special Tax Considerations for Senior Citizen Clients

Learn about tax issues for seniors and the interrelationship between estate and tax planning so that you may better advise your clients.

Many tax topics and issues are not unique to senior clients yet impact them significantly. Other tax topics and issues truly are unique to senior clients. This topic will address many different topics with the goal of making you better versed on a broad range of topics; many of which are often either not frequently addressed or are frequently missed.

Runtime: 102 minutes
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Agenda

COVID-19 and the End of 2020 - Selected Topics and Updates

  • Exact Topics to Be Selected Based on Current Circumstances

Practical IRS Issues for Seniors

  • Use of Form 56
  • Obtaining Information From the IRS
  • Tax Procedure and Scam Challenges
  • Where Is Your Client's Tax Refund?
  • Should Your Client File a Tax Return?

Offshore Financial Accounts

  • It Is Not Uncommon for a Senior Client to Have Undisclosed Offshore Financial Accounts - Learn What You Should Ask the Client
  • Learn Some of the, Sometimes Surprising, Basic Reporting Requirements
  • Understand Some of the Challenges Caused by Non-Reporting

Interrelationship Between Estate and Tax Planning and Medicaid/Government Benefits Planning

  • Review Why Certain Tax and Estate Planning Can Interfere With Medicaid/Government Benefits Planning

Surrendering - Tax Implications of:

  • Surrendering an Annuity
  • Surrendering Life Insurance
  • Surrendering U.S. Savings Bonds

Miscellaneous Income Tax Issues

  • Senior and Disabled Persons Special Tax Provisions
  • Income Tax Returns of Sick or Disabled Persons
  • Alternative Medical Treatment
  • Sale of a Home

Don't Forget Other State's Tax Issues

  • Selected Income Tax (and Estate and Gift Tax) Traps

RMD and Charity

SECURE Act Tips and Traps

Immediate Pre-Mortem Tax Planning

Basis - the Old and New Elephant in the Room

  • A Review of Basis Issues in Planning and Why Newer Tax Law Makes Basis Planning Even More Critical
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This course was last revised on October 27, 2020.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Michael A. Lampert

Michael A. Lampert

Law Offices of Michael A. Lampert, PA

  • A board-certified tax lawyer in West Palm Beach where he concentrates his practice in the areas of tax, estate planning and administration, with an emphasis on tax controversy matters
  • He is past chair of the Florida Bar Tax Section, and is its 2020-2021 recipient of the Tax Lawyer of the Year Award
  • He is past president of the Palm Beach Tax Institute and is currently serving as vice chair of the Florida Bar Tax Law Certification Committee
  • He is a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel, a member of the South Florida Tax Litigation Association, a past chairman of the Palm Beaches - Treasure Coast Region Chapter of the American Red Cross, and immediate past president of the Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Palm Beach County
  • LL.M. degree in taxation, New York University; J.D. degree, Duke University; A.B. degree, University of Miami
  • Can be contacted at 561-689-9407, [email protected] or www.taxandelderlaw.com
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Product ID: 406825
Published 2020
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