July 14, 2022 8:00am – 11:30am Map & Directions 602-252-4144

Webcast: Select Estate and Life Planning Issues for the Middle-Income Client (8-11:30)

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Description

Clients think that estate planning only applies to the very rich. In truth, there are many issues of critical concern for which the middle-income client needs to plan. This course is a must-attend for all CPAs who work with middle-income clients and are looking for ways to provide additional quality services. Updated for developments relative to estate tax changes.

Location

ASCPA Live Online Webcast
Phoenix, AZ 85034-6617

Registration Time

7:30am

Fees

Member:
$160
Non-CPA Staff:
$210
Non-CPA Staff (100% club):
$160
Non-CPA Staff (sole proprietor):
$160
Non-Member:
$210
Webcast
Taxation
4

Objectives

  • Understand various documents used in estate planning.
  • Identify use of trusts and other financial arrangements.
  • Know what issues clients confront and potential solutions.

Course Level

Beginning

Vendor

Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC More With This Vendor

Designed For

CPAs who advise clients on estate planning.

Prerequisites

None.

Event Leaders

Frost, Michael A.

Rating: 4.82


Mike Frost, CPA, EA is an associate and shareholder of MDA Professional Group, P.C. and has been with the Albertville office since 1989. Currently a tax partner, Mike specializes in all areas of income tax and small business consulting including but not limited to: Business and individual income tax preparation and planning, estate and retirement planning, estate, gift, and trust tax preparation, small business consulting, Medicare planning and other elder care, audit representation, religious groups and clergy.

Mike has conducted CPE engagements and seminars for the Alabama Society of Enrolled Agents and the Childcare Resource Network of Alabama and is an instructor for the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mike has served as technical advisor for tax articles for the Sand Mountain Reporter newspaper, and has been a regular on the public speaking circuit. Mike also conducts in-house training in all areas of income tax for his firm.

Mike graduated with "high honors and distinction" from Jacksonville State University with a major in accounting and a minor in finance and a 4.0 GPA. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Enrolled Agents, the Alabama Association of Enrolled Agents, and the Accountants Global Network, International. In addition, he is a graduate of the Tax Planning and Advising for Closely Held Businesses Certificate of Educational Achievement Program sponsored by the AICPA.

Mike is an ordained minister and pastor. He enjoys music, and is a vocalist in a local Christian band. He is also active in his community as an Albertville Rotarian. Mike resides in Albertville, Alabama with his wife, Kay, and two children, Dylan and Sarah.


More With Frost, Michael A.

Highlights

  • The SECURE Act, including IRA and RMD changes.
  • Major provisions of the proposed Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2020 (The "SECURE Act 2.0").
  • More than 20 documents that should be reviewed that are neither a will nor trust.
  • Provisions you need in a will.
  • Trusts and other arrangements for children.
  • Durable powers of attorney for healthcare and for financial matters.
  • Realistic retirement goals.
  • Developments relative to estate tax and the implications for planning.

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