December 5th, 2018 – 2018 Federal Tax Law Update – Interactive Webinar with Live Instructor
This course is designed to help tax professionals keep up-to-date on current tax law and to prepare them for the 2018 tax season.
- Revised form 1040
- Schedules 1-5
- Revised deductions and credits
- Qualifying child and relative tests
- Identity Theft
Interactive Webinar with
2018 Tax Law
Ends: Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 10:30 AM (PST)
Ends: Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 1:00 PM (PST)
10:00 AM — 01:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
IRS (Update): 3 Hours
Field of Study
Basic tax knowledge
Group Live Internet
Adobe Connect Meeting (Web-based)
IRS Federal Program Number
Meet Your Instructor
April Gutierrez is an Enrolled Agent with more than 25 years of experience owning and operating a multi-office tax preparation firm. She has been writing and teaching tax law since 2001, with thousands of tax professionals completing her education programs annually.
Known for her entertaining speaking style and ability to make a complex subject easy to understand, April is frequently invited to speak to business groups and news media on tax-related topics. She has a B.A. in Communication Studies from Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. She obtained her Oregon LTC in 1995.
2018 Federal Tax Law UpdateMany complex tax law changes.
Students will participate in a interactive webcast provided by one of Pacific Northwest Tax School's skilled instructors. Students can interact with their course moderator and fellow students utilitizing chat features of the webcast platform.
This course utilizes two delivery platforms:
- Adobe® Connect™ 9.1, and
- openCampus, our Learning Management System (LMS) which is intalled on this site.
The live webcast is delivered using Adobe Connect. Course materials and tests are delivered through this site.
The LMS can be accessed by students at any time from any computer connected to high-speed internet. Students completing this course will use this site to:
- Open and print course manuals and IRS forms. Please Note: Students will have access to course materials for 2 weeks only after the lecture date.
- Take the Password Quiz test.
- Print a certificate of completion upon successful completion of the course.
To successfully complete this course, students must watch the Webcast lecture and successfully complete the Password Quiz test with a score of 100%. Course materials provided to students include a detailed Student Manual.
Advance Preparation Required
Attending a webcast is easy and fun. This site is user friendly however first-time users of our online education programs should devote time prior to the start of the webcast familarizing themselves with the system by signing into the course.
This site and Adobe® Connect™ Webcast education platforms require up-to-date video drivers and use of a high-speed internet connection. To ensure your learning experience is worthwhile and productive we ask all students to take the time to become familiar with our education platforms before attending class.
Please complete ALL of the following tasks prior to attending a webcast course:
- Sign into the course at least 15 minutes prior to the start time of the webcast
- Read instructions on how to join and participate in a webcast
Recommended Minimum Requirements
The following requirements are recommended for using this site. Few students have reported success while operating outside of these requirements, therefore these are provided as a guideline for troubleshooting if you are having difficulties viewing or operating in this site.
*Your operating system should be fully updated.
If you encounter log in or video viewing difficulties, we strongly recommend you install Google Chrome.
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Disclosures and School Policies
Terms of Enrollment
Pacific Northwest Tax School's course materials and teaching techniques are valuable proprietary information of Pacific Northwest Tax School, and all such information is subject to copyright, including written, recorded, internet based as well as all other electronic media. Each Student agrees that she/he will use the information only for purposes of education and training; and as a condition of enrollment, that they will not disseminate the information to any third party and will treat the materials as confidential information of Pacific Northwest Tax School. As a condition of enrollment, Students pledge not use any information in any competitive fashion, including to create or derive competitive materials. Students further agree that any breach of these terms and conditions shall cause the school irreparable harm, entitling Pacific Northwest Tax School to injunctive relief, as well as any other remedy that may be available at law or equity. Students taking continuing education courses shall have twelve months from date of enrollment to successfully complete the course and receive their Certificate of Completion. Students taking the federal only portion or the Oregon 80 Hour Basic Tax Course students have nine months from the date of enrollment to sucessfully complete the course.
Basic Tax Law
Students taking any Basic Tax Law course, agree to comply with all Terms of Enrollment outlined the enrollment agreement form for that course, a link to which can be found on the catalog page for each Basic Tax course.
Prerequisites & Advance Preparation
Students intending to write the Oregon State Tax Exam, must be at least 18 years of age, and have High School Diploma or GED. Students using our self-paced internet based program should prepare for classes by downloading and printing course materials. For more information including detailed course descriptions and learning objectives, view the details of each course, located on Pacific Northwest Tax School's catalog pages at: https://www.pnwtaxschool.com/list-of-all-courses/
Continuing professional education courses including interactive, non-interactive and correspondence program fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Webinars/Webcasts are non-transferable and in most cases non-refundable. A student may choose to be switched to another Webinar/Webcast of equal or lesser value if a conflict with the scheduled time exists. In the case of a missed Webinar/Webcast a request to transfer to a new Webinar/Webcast must be made with 48 hours of when the Webinar/Webcast aired. Refunds will be issued ONLY prior to the start of the Webinar/Webcast. A $15.00 processing fee will be withheld from all refund amounts. For more information regarding administration policies including complaints and refunds, please contact our offices at 503-646-5600.
Pacific Northwest Tax School gives the highest priority to delivering quality education programs. If you have concerns about our programs please contact the Pacific Northwest Tax School Education Coordinator at: [email protected]
Manuals distributed and programs sponsored by Pacific Northwest Tax School are designed to teach application of tax laws. Pacific Northwest Tax School works to provide accurate and timely material to students, however the school does not have any responsibility if human and/or mechanical error exists. Accordingly, no assurance is given by Pacific Northwest Tax School that such information is totally comprehensive or accurate in its coverage of such subject matter. Information published or sponsored by Pacific Northwest Tax School should not be relied upon as a substitute for independent research to original sources of authority such as the Internal Revenue Code, IRS Publications and Internal Revenue Rulings. Pacific Northwest Tax School, its authors, and instructors do not render legal, accounting, or other non-educational professional advice. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought. Credit hours are subject to change without notice.