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CPE Self-Study
Capitalized Costs and Depreciation - Tax Staff Essentials
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Taxes
LEVEL
Basic
CPE CREDITS
Online: 7.0
Developed to help you gain significant tax savings for your clients, this CPE course offers a comprehensive and practical understanding of the IRS cost and repair regulations dealing with property transactions.

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Who Will Benefit?

  • Public accounting staff and senior associates
  • Tax professionals in company finance or tax departments

Key Topics

  • Tax basis of property acquisitions
  • Initial basis of property acquired in an exchange transaction
  • Materials, supplies, repairs, and improvements
  • Accounting method changes
  • Depreciation: MACRS, Section 179, bonus
  • Intangible assets and amortization
  • Organization and start-up costs

Learning Objectives

  • Calculate the initial tax basis and adjusted tax basis of business property.
  • Determine the tax basis of self-constructed assets.
  • Distinguish between deductible repairs and capitalized improvements under new taxprovisions.
  • Classify expenditures for tax purposes properly.
  • Apply recent changes in the tax rules to classification of expenditures and tax result.
  • Recognize deduction recognition issues related to amortization.
  • Understand the fundamentals of the MACRS system of depreciation/cost recovery.
  • Recognize eligibility for immediate §179 expensing.

Save when you buy the complete Tax Staff Essentials, Level 1 online bundle.

From acquisition to disposition, capitalized costs and depreciation can be challenging to understand. Developed to help you gain significant tax savings for your clients, this course offers a comprehensive and practical understanding of the IRS cost and repair regulations dealing with property transactions.

Also analyzed in this course are the rules for depreciation, amortization, like-kind exchanges, involuntary conversions, business property sales and important property-related timing issues and planning opportunities. Course materials will include the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) tax reform law.

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Author(s)

Dr. Shelley Rhoades-Catanach, Ph.D., CPA., CPA

Dr. Shelley Rhoades-Catanach is a member of the Financial Services faculty at Villanova University School of Business, where she teaches a variety of tax courses in Villanova's undergraduate, MBA, Master of Accountancy, and Master of Taxation programs. Prior to joining Villanova, she taught at Washington University in St. Louis. She has also served as a visiting faculty member at Darden Graduate School at the University of Virginia and at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. Shelley obtained her undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Nebraska and received her Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.

Shelley's research applies game-theoretic modeling techniques to examine the impact of taxes on strategic decision making in such areas as tax reporting and auditing, changes in tax policy, taxpayer rights legislation, and the impact of state taxation on firm location and investment decisions. She has published articles in The Accounting Review, Research in Accounting Studies, Journal of the American Taxation Association, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Education, Tax Advisor, and Journal of Accountancy. She is also a co-author of two textbooks: Principles of Taxation for Business and Investment Planning and Advanced Strategies in Taxation.

Prior to entering academia, Shelley spent seven years at Arthur Andersen as a tax professional. She is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the American Accounting Association, and the American Taxation Association. She currently serves as President of the American Taxation Association, the tax section of the American Accounting Association.

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American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Online
: 7.0
NASBA Field of Study
Taxes
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
TSE.CCD
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