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October 10, 2014
LITTLE ROCK – How will the Affordable Care Act affect your taxes this year? Do you
know the best way to file when you’ve got rural and agricultural investments? Will
tax code changes affect you as a small business owner?
The University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is offering a series of two-day
income tax schools beginning in October and running through December at 10 locations
around the state.
“These classes are not only for professional tax preparers, but also for farmers,
small business owners and anyone else who wants the most complete and in-depth look
at filing your 2014 tax returns,” said Kim Magee, extension community and economic
development program associate for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.
The instructors are tax experts with extensive experience with the Internal Revenue
Service. Representatives from the State of Arkansas will also conduct sessions.
Classes are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. The tax schools cover small business
and farm tax issues. Topics to be covered include: Affordable Care Act, Ethics, Ag
Issues & Rural Investments, IRS Update, Marriage Tax Aspects, Capitalization or Repair,
Rulings & Cases, Entity Selection, Small Business Issues, Passive Activities, Individual
Taxpayer Issues, and State Of Arkansas Update.
The schools will be in:
The program meets the guidelines for 16 hours of credit for continuing professional
education as defined by the State Board of Public Accountancy. The Cooperative Extension
Service will provide tax manuals and reference materials for participants. Registration
costs are $220 per person, except Batesville, at which lunch will be served, changing
cost to $235.
Registration will be accepted until the last day of the conference provided space
Registering early will ensure that tax materials and seating are available. Registration
is available online by visiting: http://taxschool.uada.edu.
For registration materials or more information, contact Aly Signorelli or Kim Magee
at (501) 671-2072 or your county offices of the Cooperative Extension Service, University
of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.
The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative
action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need
materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office (or other
appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.
The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons
regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin,
religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any
other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
By The Cooperative Extension ServiceU of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture
Media Contact: Mary HightowerDir. of Communication ServicesU of A Division of AgricultureCooperative Extension Service(501) firstname.lastname@example.org