There is no substitute for the unique perspective of a CPA active in public accounting. That's why CliftonLarsonAllen has developed a strategy-packed eight hour tax seminar, created by practitioners for practitioners. Our author team includes the top tax experts from across the firm, bringing practical insights to the latest developments affecting individuals and small businesses. Our instructors are all active tax practitioners and seasoned speakers who have a passion for teaching and sharing their knowledge.


  • Differentiate meals from entertainment to apply deduction limitations
  • Trace debt for determining interest expense deductibility
  • Determine activities that may be included in qualified business income
  • Advise on entity structure to take advantage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
  • Evaluate uncertain provisions of tax reform


  • Dissect Section 199A, Deduction for Qualified Business Income, its limitations, allowances and the effect of business losses
  • Understand the limitation on deducting excess business losses
  • Understand when business interest limitations apply and the available options to elect out
  • Comparison of the C corporation alternative
  • Key federal tax developments and review of IRS pronouncements, treasury regulations, and court cases
  • Practical planning tips and illustrations from a practitioner viewpoint
  • Important estate and gift, tax exempt, payroll tax, and other federal developments

Who Will Benefit

Tax professionals, whether in public practice or industry, who need to be aware of new federal tax legislation, IRS guidance, and recent court decisions.


Category Amount
Tax 8.00
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  • Herbert Hoffman

    Herbert Hoffman, CPA, is a tax principal in Arizona with 30 years of experience with national and international accounting firms, and experience as a local CPA firm practitioner. His experience includes compliance and consulting services for clients of all sizes, but he focuses on closely held companies and their owners. He has worked with clients in a wide variety of industries, including real estate, manufacturing and distribution, technology, equipment leasing, and service providers. He has extensive experience in fiduciary taxation. Herb has been an instructor for BDO Seidman’s national tax training, and has conducted internal tax education for other local and national firms, and served as a guest speaker at the University of Arizona.

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