Community Property Taxation (v22) – Video Self Study Course

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Course Description

This course is designed to teach practitioners the basics of community property. It will cover what community property is and how to report it, and then discuss how our modern-day concept of filing statuses was shaped by community property law a century ago.

NOTE - This is a Video Self-Study Course

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course participant should be able to be complete the following objectives:

  • Identify the states that use community property law
  • Understand which items of income are considered community property and which are considered separate property
  • Understand how some taxpayers may get relief from community property requirements
  • Understand Form 8958, the reporting form used for reporting community property
  • Understand how community property laws directly led to Congress creating the modern-day concept of filing statuses

CPE Credits: 1 CPE for CPAs and EAs

Level: Basic

Instructional Method: Self-Study

NASBA Field of Study: Taxes

Program Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Revision Date: October 17, 2022