Line-by-line Preparation of Form 1041


October 12, 2021


Steven G. Siegel

  1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 10:00 AM PT | 240 Minutes

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Tax compliance issues for fiduciary entities are sometimes confusing to practitioners due to the fact that many lack experience in this area. This course provides the practitioner with a practical understanding of the issues involved in preparing the U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts (Form 1041), including a Line-by-Line presentation of the form.

The practitioner will have a better understanding of entities and the basics of Subchapter J of the Internal Revenue Code.  Understanding these areas will allow the practitioner to start their understanding of tax compliance in preparing the U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts (Form 1041).

Learning Objective:

The webinar will address the basic elements of fiduciary income taxation of estates and trusts. It will provide a line-by-line examination of Form 1041. Distinctions among grantor trusts, simple trusts and complex trusts will be explained, along with their reporting differences

Session Highlights:

  • Addressing the essential income and deduction elements to be reported on Form 1041.
  • Understanding key elections to be considered when preparing Form 1041.
  • Deciding if or when capital gains may or may not be distributed to beneficiaries – and how to report that

Who Should Attend?

  • CPA’s
  • EAs
  • Other Tax Preparers
  • Tax Attorneys who need to understand Form 1041.

Credits and Other Info:

Session Prerequisites and preparation: None

Recommended CPE credit – 4.0

Recommended field of study – Tax

Session learning level: Basic to intermediate

Delivery method: Group Internet Based

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