Filing Requirements for US Residents and for US Citizens Living Abroad – 2017 Law – Course Manual Only

Course Description

Learn how filing requirements are impacted by filing status, age, dependency and a variety of other factors. This course also explores filing requirements for non-resident aliens; which tax form should be used to file a return; and penalties for late filing of returns.

The course manual is delivered as a PDF document which you can download and print.

Topics Covered

  • Federal filing requirements for individuals
  • The standard deduction
  • Filing requirements for aliens
  • Determining residency
  • Effect of tax treaties
  • How filing requirement is affected by the type of income you have
  • Accounting methods and periods
  • Filing deadlines
  • Extension of time to file
  • Penalties for late filing
  • Calculating tax
  • Which tax form to use (1040EZ, 1040A, 1040, 1040NR)
  • Taxpayer Identification Numbers and Form W-7 Application for ITIN
  • E-File requirement
  • Filing requirements for decedents

Objectives

At the conclusion of this course you should be able to:

  • Identify the federal filing requirements for individuals
  • Explain how the standard deduction and how the standard deduction is used to determine filing requirements
  • Determine which tax form to use (1040EZ, 1040A or 1040)
  • Identify filing requirements specific to Form 1040NR and 1040-PR
  • Explain the special rules for decedents

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Section 8.1

Course Manual Only

Course Type:

CPE Tax

Term:

2017 Tax Law

Registration Status:

Registration Open
Ends: Thursday, August 15th, 2019 11:59 PM (PDT)

Course Status

Available
Started: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 11:59 PM (PDT)
Ended: Saturday, August 15th, 2020 11:59 PM (PDT)

Course Length:

0 Hours

Course Fees:

Course Materials $3.99
Total $3.99

Course Credits:   0

No CE is awarded with the purchase of this manual. You must enroll in and complete the full version of this course to received CE.

Field of Study

Taxes

Program Level

Intermediate

Prerequisite

Basic tax knowledge

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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/

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