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Understanding the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017

Total Credits: 4 including 4 Taxes - Technical

Average Rating:
ACPEN Tax Institute |  IRS Approved |  Tax
Arthur Werner
Course Levels:
4 Hours
Access for 40 day(s) after program date.



The legislation has passed; Congress has drastically changed the Internal Revenue Code by enacting the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “Act”).     This class will outline all of the significant changes in the 1,100-page Act.   In this course, the participant will learn the legislative changes and how these changes will affect the compliance and planning needs of their clients. This novel course is one that practitioners cannot afford to miss!

Review of new legislation, including:
o Sunset provisions
o Affordable Care Act issues
o Tax Rates
o Standard Deduction changes
o Itemized Deduction changes
o Tax Credit changes
o Due Diligence issues
o “Kiddie Tax” issues
o Education issues
o Alimony issues
o MSAs and HSAs
o Fringe Benefit issues
o Retirement plan changes
o Estate and Gift tax changes
o Home Sale Exclusion issues
o Private Activity Bond issues
o Alternative Minimum Tax issues
o Business Expensing issues
o Luxury Automobile Limit issues
o Recovery Periods
o IRC §179 issues
o Business Interest restrictions
o Business Entertainment issues
o Net Operating Loss issues
o Business Credit issues
o Pass-Through Business tax rates
o Corporate Tax Rates
o Exempt Organizations
o IRS Administration issues
o International issues
o Repatriation issues

**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

*To provide practitioners with an understanding of the major changes to the Internal Revenue Code created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017*To provide practitioners with ideas as to how to create and/or update their client’s tax, financial, and estate plans due because of the Act

Major Subjects
*Deduction Changes
*Tax Credit Changes
*Retirement Plan Changes
*Tax Rate Changes
*New Issues Related to Various Tax Aspects
*Recovery Periods
*Exempt Organizations

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.

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For

*CPAs*EAs*Attorneys*Tax Preparers

Original Recording Date 12/22/2017
Yellow Book No
Course Developer Arthur Werner
Date Added to Catalog 12/20/17

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199).
Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based

Promo Video



Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 216


Edmund M

"Great job summarizing the tax changes"


"Very impressed by Art's presentation skills. Would surely enjoy taking more of his CPE courses."

Jorge G

"Great seminar and use of technology. "

Neil D - Pensacola, Florida

"Mr. Werner was outstanding!"

Kimberly W

"Great webinar. Mr. Werner was an excellent speaker. Content was thorough considering the time constraints. "

Stephen R - Boca Raton, Florida

"Excellent presentation"

Paula Y

"Speaker was FANTASTIC! Held my attention and very engaging."

Susan J

"Great overview. Very helpful"

Anita C

"This was my first Werner Rocca seminar - I will definitely look to do more. Very helpful and informative."

William B - Bainbridge, Georgia

"Outstanding Course and Speaker. Really enjoyed."

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