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By Mary HightowerThe Cooperative Extension ServiceU of A System Division of Agriculture
LITTLE ROCK – Experienced instructors, continuing education credits and convenient
locations are all part of the package of tax schools being offered by the institution
that reaches more Arkansans than any other segment of higher education.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, through the 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. The extension
service is an IRS-approved continuing education provider.
“We offer these important professional education opportunities with Arkansas in mind
and have been doing so for 33 years,” said Kim Magee, extension community and economic
development program associate for the U of A System Division of Agriculture. “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
2015 tax returns.”
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: New developments, capitalization
vs. repair update, due diligence and other ethical issues, IRS update, special taxpayers,
education tax provisions, agricultural issues and rural investments, small business
issues, individual taxpayer updates, terminating C corporation ownership, trust accounting
and taxation, depreciation, foreign asset disclosure, ruling and cases, State of Arkansas
2015 dates and locations:
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 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 University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers its research and
extension 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.
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Media Contact: Mary HightowerDir. of Communication ServicesU of A Division of AgricultureCooperative Extension Service(501) email@example.com