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  • Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic

    Location:

    Law Building, Michigan State University, 648 N. Shaw Lane, Second Floor, Room 215, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The MSU College of Law Alvin L. Storrs Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic is a free legal-aid clinic that provides legal services to low-income taxpayers who are in controversy with the Internal Revenue Service and educational services relating to tax matters to those for whom English is a second language. We will arrange to meet with clients at other times on an as-needed basis.  The Tax Clinic also provides important tax-related legal services to indigent Michigan taxpayers.  At the same time, the Tax Clinic offers an excellent clinical education program for MSU College of Law students, extending learning beyond the classroom for the benefit of the community.

  • MSU Income Tax School: Annual Federal Tax Refresher for Tax Preparers (December 2018)

    Dates:

    • December 5, 2018: Lansing, MI
    • December 14, 2018: Novi, MI

    Location:

    • December 5, 2018: Lansing Community College West, 5708 Cornerstone Dr., Lansing MI 48917
    • December 14, 2018: MSU Tollgate Center, 28115 Meadowbrook Rd. Novi, MI 48377

    Description:

    An optional, voluntary course for unenrolled tax return preparers who wish to increase their knowledge and competency through continuing education. This seminar offers 6 hours of instruction plus a 100 question test. Passing the test, getting additional education (10 hours federal tax and 2 hours ethics in 2018 for the 2019 filing season), and signing a form about Circular 230 allows the IRS to issue a certificate of completion for the Annual Filing Season Program.

    The course opens at 8:00 a.m. Instruction begins at 8:20 a.m. and lasts until 3:00 p.m. Lunch is not included. This will be followed by the test.

  • MSU Income Tax School: Basic Income Tax Preparation Seminar (January 2019)

    Dates:

    January 9, 2019. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.

     

    Location:

    Lansing Community College West, 5708 Cornerstone Dr, Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This is a full day emphasizing individual income taxes and the federal Form 1040. It's intended for those with little experience filling out tax forms or for those who want a review of items on the Form 1040.
    Full-day session (no CPE/CE because this is an introductory class).

  • MSU Income Tax School: Fall Two-Day Federal Income Tax Seminar (October - December 2018)

    Dates:

    Please see the current schedule at the website below.

     

    Location:

    Please see the current schedule of locations and dates at the website below.

    Description:

    This tax seminar covers Federal Tax updates, law and ethics. Prior knowledge and experience in completing tax forms is expected/required. This seminar offers 16 hours of Continuing Education including 3 hours federal tax law update and 2 hours of ethics. Materials for this seminar includes the 700-page 2018 National Income Tax Workbook, Michigan Department of Treasury 2018 Tax Text and a 2019 Master Tax Guide by CCH. This seminar is taught at the intermediate level as a live seminar with a group.

  • MSU Income Tax School: Farm Tax Seminars (November 2018)

    Dates:

    Please see current schedule for November 2018 at the website below.  Sessions open at 8:00 am for registration and materials. Instruction from 8:30 am to noon. Note on registration form if you will be staying for lunch (no extra charge).

    Location:

    Please see current locations at the website below.

    Description:

    This course reviews IRS Publication 225, the Farmers Tax Guide. Topics include:

    • Agricultural income and expenses
    • Buying and selling farmland
    • Equipment and land rentals
    • Demolition of structures
    • Bonus Depreciation
    • Repair and capitalization regulations for farms
    • Domestic Production Activities Deduction (DPAD)
    • Income Averaging
    • Farm Depreciation
    • Recent rulings and cases affecting farms

    This is a half-day session offering 4 hours of CE credit. 

  • MSU Income Tax School: Final Changes Seminar (January 2019)

    Dates:

    • January 10, 2019: Lansing, MI
    • January 14, 2019: Livonia, MI

    Location:

    • January 10, 2019: Lansing Community College West 5708 Cornerstone Dr. Lansing, MI 48917
    • January 14, 2019: VisTaTech Center at Schoolcraft College 18600 Haggerty Rd. Livonia, MI 48152

    Description:

    Taught at the intermediate level as a live seminar with a group. This program will cover both state and federal information emphasizing federal changes and clarifications since the fall seminars.

    Prior knowledge and experience in completing tax forms is expected/required. It is not considered a substitute for the fall two-day programs but a supplement to it.

    Continuing education hours are offered. Morning refreshments and lunch are included.

  • MSU Income Tax School: Income Tax One-Day Seminars (January 2019)

    Dates:

    • January 4, 2019: DeWitt, MI
    • January 7, 2019: Sterling Heights, MI

    Location:

    • January 4, 2019: 1120 Commerce Park Dr. Suite A, DeWitt, MI 48820
    • January 7, 2019: American Polish Century Club 33204 Maple Ln, Sterling Heights, MI 48312

     

    Description:

    Review of new legislation plus selected abbreviated topics from the two-day sessions. A shorter version of the two-day. Materials are the same as in the Two-day seminars. 8 hours CPE/CE credit: 3 hours new federal tax law, 5 hours federal taxation.

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