Prepare. Stay up to date. Guide clients through federal tax season with confidence.

Back by popular demand, Veteran CPA and instructor Jeff Snyder is returning to teach the Federal Tax Update 2023. Tax professionals are updated on the most important points of recent legislation and IRS guidance. Participants are informed of major trends with a view toward tax planning considerations.


Format: Online/Classroom

Credits: CPE, IRS-app. CE, CLE

Where: 4 locations in GA

When: Dec. 4 - 7, 2023

Cost: $295 - $345

IRS CE logo This annual tax seminar for tax professionals is offered in person at four locations and one live-online course in Georgia. This eight-hour session is packed with updated information on the most important issues affecting your individual, partnership, and corporate clients this tax season. This course covers major trends and changes in case law and explores legislative and regulatory developments.

Federal Tax Update 2023 is an IRS-approved Continuing Education program. Registration is open for the one-day sessions offered in Augusta, Athens, Lawrenceville, Kennesaw, and the one-day live-online session.

Major Topics

  • Inflation Reduction Act
  • SECURE 2.0 Act
  • Timely coverage of breaking tax legislation
  • New Form 1099-K reporting requirements
  • Detailed analysis and examples of Sale of Passthrough Entity Interest and Net Investment Income Tax
  • Selling a principal residence, including tax planning strategies
  • Practice aids, including all the numbers applicable for the current year, inflation, adjusted amounts, mileage rates, retirement contributions, and more

View the latest IRS News Releases.

View the latest IRS Tax Tips.

Who Should Attend?

CPAs, Enrolled Agents, Registered Tax Return Preparers, CFPs, Tax Attorneys, and other tax professionals who need to know the latest tax law changes in all areas of practice.

Course Information

Course Date Info: 

Augusta Classroom
The Salvation Army Kroc Center of Augusta, 1833 Broad St, Augusta, GA 30904
Monday, December 4, 2023
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Athens Classroom
UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel, 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens GA 30602
Tuesday, December 5, 2023
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Athens Live-Online Session
Live via Zoom
Tuesday, December 5, 2023
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Lawrenceville Classroom
UGA Gwinnett Campus, 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Kennesaw Classroom
KSU Center, Kennesaw State University, 3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
Thursday, December 7, 2023
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Course Format:
Online and Classroom

Course Fee(s): 

Classroom Format Registration Fee:
$345 Standard Fee (Printed Surgent manual can only be ordered until Nov. 13, after the deadline, participants will receive the PDF copies)

The classroom course fee includes includes breakfast, printed or digital Surgent manual, PTIN/CPE reporting, afternoon snack, and digital certificate.

Online Format Registration Fee:
$295 Standard Fee

For only $295 the online course also includes digital copy of the Surgent manual and Powerpoint Presentation, PTIN reporting,and digital certiciate.

Surgent will be providing CPE credits to those who attend in person. Online participants can obtain CPE credits by presenting the UGA Certificate as evidence of their participation.

At registration, participants have the option to purchase the Checkpoint Handbook for $45. Handbooks purchased after November 13 are not guaranteed to be received before December 31. Lawyers may also opt to purchase the CLE Credit Fee upon registration for $26.

Do you need to purchase more Checkpoint (formerly RIA handbooks)? Your confirmation email receipt contains the link to order more RIA handbooks or call our Registration Team at (706) 542-3537.

Jeff Snyder, CPA, is an alumnus of The Ohio State University and has more than 40 years of experience in public accounting and financial education. Jeff has taught the Federal Tax Update course for over 23 years. In 2017, he was named the James L. McCoy Discussion Leader of the Year by Surgent Professional Education. He consistently receives high evaluations for his enthusiasm, knowledge of accounting and tax information, and his real life examples and anecdotes.