This program will address the most recent updates on tax depreciation resulting from the TCJA, highlighting new capitalization and depreciation rules. 2020 inflation increases will be discussed. Planning opportunities and potential pitfalls will also be addressed.


Upon completion of this course you will be able to: ? Define the latest tax depreciation developments and special topics. ? Define and discuss planning tools and potential pitfalls.


Recent tax legislation, rules and developments related to capitalization and depreciation. Section 179, including 2020 inflation adjustment.  Section 168(k) 100% bonus deduction. Depreciation of automobiles, including new luxury auto limits.  ADS depreciation for electing farm and real estate business.  Update on recent developments.

Who Will Benefit

CPAs in public practice and members in industry seeking to better understand the ever changing depreciation rules


Category Amount
Tax 4.00
Yikes, the time is near. Please call NMSCPA at (505) 246-1699 to register.


  • Douglas J. Van Der Aa

    Douglas J. Van Der Aa, CPA, JD Grand Rapids, Michigan Doug is a lively and energetic speaker – especially on the subject of taxes and ethics. For 10 years Doug has been a highly rated speaker and seminar leader throughout the country. Doug has over 25 years of professional experience, including tax practice in CPA firms and the practice of transactional business and real estate law as an attorney. As a CPA, Doug's practice concentrated on the tax needs of closely held businesses, with their related pass-through entities, complex individual returns, estates and trusts. Doug taught for ten years as an Adjunct Instructor and for one year as Assistant Professor of Accounting and Taxation for Grand Valley State University's Seidman College of Business, where he taught in both the undergraduate and MST programs. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in accounting from Dordt College and his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law.

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