Individual Filing Requirements 2024 Video Self Study Course

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Course Description

When filing a federal income tax return, it is very important to know who is actually required to file a return and the criteria surrounding the filing of a federal income tax return. Due to the inclusion of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law, filing requirements for individual taxpayers have been drastically altered.  This course will focus on the updated filing requirements surrounding individual taxpayers across all filing types. Additionally, this course will go into detail regarding the updated basic standard deduction, additional standard deduction, personal deduction, and penalty amounts. Finally, this course will go over the filing of a deceased taxpayer’s federal income tax return and the treatment of decedent income.

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:

  • Recognize the new standard deduction amounts across all filing statuses,
  • Identify the requirements that must be met to file as any of the five filing statuses,
  • Identify the new standard deduction and additional standard deduction amounts,
  • Recognize the circumstances that will disallow taxpayers from taking the standard deduction,
  • Identify when a taxpayer is required to file their federal income tax return,
  • Recognize the various penalties associated with filing a return or paying taxes late, and
  • Identify the tax responsibilities and treatment of income associated with a recently deceased taxpayer.

CPE Credits: 2 CPE for CPAs

Level: Intermediate

Instructional Method: Self-Study

NASBA Field of Study: Accounting

Program Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Revision Date: March 20, 2024