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The Corporate Transparency Act – What You Need to Know to Protect Your Client

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Taxes - Technical

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ACPEN Tax Institute |  Tax |  IRS Approved
Arthur Werner
Course Levels:
2 Hours

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Join us for a discussion on what has changed in 2024 for the CTA. This course covers the latest on the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA). We will discuss the new filing timelines, including the recent extension, and will make sense of the broadened definition of beneficial owner. We will also discuss the ruling in Alabama that has changed things.

By the end of this, you’ll have the know-how to craft solid compliance plans that don't just check boxes but work seamlessly in the real world. Expect to leave armed with concrete tips for keeping your clients while staying away from any fines. Make sure you are up-to-date with the newest financial regulations.

**Please Note:  If you need credit reported to the IRS for this IRS approved program, please download the IRS CE request form on the Course Materials Tab and submit to

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Define the core aspects of CTA compliance to safeguard client interests
  • Analyze risks within CTA regulations to reduce potential client vulnerabilities
  • Identify CTA-based strategies to strengthen clients & market positions
  • Classify entities obligated for beneficial ownership disclosure under CTA
  • Interpret the implications of new CTA filing deadlines on corporate processes
  • Explain the expanded definition of ‘beneficial owner’ and its practical use
  • Evaluate the Alabama court decision & effect on CTA application
  • Develop compliance tactics to avoid penalties and ensure CTA adherence

Major Subjects
  • CTA Filing Deadlines: Adapt and synchronize with the new schedules
  • Beneficial Ownership Defined: Navigating the new transparency standards
  • The Alabama Impact: Examining the court's influence on CTA enforcement
  • Risk Management: Strategic navigation through CTA's legal framework
  • Leveraging Transparency: Gaining a competitive advantage through CTA insights
  • Disclosure Obligations: Clarify reporting requirements
  • Corporate Configuration: Comprehend the alterations in structure
  • Avoiding Sanctions: Proactive measures for CTA compliance

Course Materials


Arthur Werner's Profile

Arthur Werner Related Seminars and Products

Werner-Rocca Seminars, Ltd.

Arthur Joseph Werner, JD, MS (Taxation), is the president and is a shareholder in the lecture firm of Werner-Rocca Seminars, Ltd. Mr. Werner’s lecture topic specialties include business, tax, financial and estate planning for high net worth individuals.  In addition, Mr. Werner is an adjunct professor of taxation in the Master of Science in Taxation program at the Philadelphia University.  Mr. Werner received his B.S. in Accounting and his M.S. in Taxation from Widener University. He holds a J.D. in Law from the Delaware Law School.

Mr. Werner lectures extensively in the areas of Estate Planning, Financial Planning, and Estate and Gift Taxation to Certified Public Accountants and Financial Planners, and has presented well in excess of 2500 eight-hour seminars over the past twenty-five years as well as numerous webinars and video presentations. Mr. Werner has been rated as having the highest speaker knowledge in his home state of Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, was awarded the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award in the State of Nevada, the Florida Institute of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award, and the South Carolina Association of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.


Tue, Jul 30, 2024 - 06:00pm to 07:54pm CDT
Thu, Aug 01, 2024 - 01:00pm to 02:54pm CDT
Tue, Aug 27, 2024 - 06:00pm to 07:54pm CDT
Tue, Sep 03, 2024 - 01:00pm to 02:54pm CDT
Sat, Sep 14, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:54am CDT
Thu, Sep 26, 2024 - 06:00pm to 07:54pm CDT
Wed, Oct 02, 2024 - 09:00am to 10:54am CDT
Mon, Oct 28, 2024 - 01:00pm to 02:54pm CDT
Sat, Nov 02, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:54am CDT
Tue, Nov 26, 2024 - 01:00pm to 02:54pm CST
Wed, Dec 04, 2024 - 09:00am to 10:54am CST
Sat, Dec 14, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:54am CST
Tue, Dec 17, 2024 - 06:00pm to 07:54pm CST
Fri, Dec 27, 2024 - 09:00am to 10:54am CST
Tue, Jan 07, 2025 - 11:00am to 12:54pm CST
Thu, Jan 30, 2025 - 08:30am to 10:24am CST
Sat, Feb 01, 2025 - 01:00pm to 02:54pm CST
Tue, Feb 04, 2025 - 11:00am to 12:54pm CST
Thu, Feb 20, 2025 - 08:30am to 10:24am CST
Tue, Mar 04, 2025 - 11:00am to 12:54pm CST
Thu, Mar 13, 2025 - 08:30am to 10:24am CDT
Tue, Apr 01, 2025 - 11:00am to 12:54pm CDT
Thu, Apr 03, 2025 - 08:30am to 10:24am CDT
Sat, Apr 05, 2025 - 01:00pm to 02:54pm CDT
Thu, Apr 24, 2025 - 08:30am to 10:24am CDT
Tue, May 06, 2025 - 11:00am to 12:54pm CDT
Thu, May 15, 2025 - 08:30am to 10:24am CDT
Tue, Jun 03, 2025 - 11:00am to 12:54pm CDT
Thu, Jun 05, 2025 - 08:30am to 10:24am CDT
Sat, Jun 07, 2025 - 01:00pm to 02:54pm CDT
Thu, Jun 26, 2025 - 08:30am to 10:24am CDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For

CPAs, EAs, Attorneys, Bankers, and other financial advisors

Original Recording Date 05/2024
Course Developer Werner-Rocca Seminars
Date Added to Catalog 3/31/2023
Yellow Book No

Additional Information

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Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 241


Taisir E - LIVONIA, Michigan

"Well put"

David M

"Arthur did a fantastic job of explaining the details and keeping on track while reassuring viewers that their questions would be answered appropriately. Definitely has the "heart of a teacher" and hope to catch more of his courses in the future. "

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"Best seminar I have attended this year!!!!"

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"Very easy to listen to. Great speaker."

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