Prepare for tax season

Tax professionals will be updated on the most important points of recent legislation such as the FFCRA, CARES Act, and ARPA. You will be informed of formal and informal guidelines that have been issued as well as major trends with a view toward tax planning.


Format: Online/Classroom

Credits: CPE, IRS-app. CE, CLE

Where: 4 locations in GA

When: Dec. 6 - 9, 2021

Cost: $275 - $325

IRS CE logoVeteran CPA and instructor Jeff Snyder is returning in 2021 to teach the University of Georgia's Federal Tax Update 2021. The annual tax seminar for tax professionals is offered in person at four locations in Georgia with one live online offering. This eight-hour session is packed with information you need to be fully updated on the most important issues from the new tax law affecting your individual, partnership, and corporate clients this coming season. Legislative and regulatory developments and major trends and changes in case law will also be discussed. We’ll provide full coverage of all tax implications, with emphasis on tax planning.

Federal Tax Update 2021 is an IRS-approved Continuing Education program. Registration is now open for the one-day sessions offered in Augusta, Athens, Lawrenceville, Kennesaw, and the one-day live online session.

Major Topics

  • ARPA and Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 provisions related to expanded child and family tax credits, RRF grants, ERTC, FFCRA credits, and year-end tax extenders.
  • The CARES Act changes to §163(j), §461 (I), and NOL rules
  • Economic Impact Payments and the Recovery Rebate Credit
  • State Tax implications, including how COVID-19 remote work impacts employers and employees
  • Overview of the Biden administration’s tax proposals, including The Made in America Tax Plan and The American Families Plan
  • Is the “Employee vs Independent Contractor” conundrum about to explode?
  • Practice aids, including all the numbers applicable for the current year – inflation-adjusted amounts, mileage rates, retirement contributions, and more
  • Advanced practice, reporting, and other issues intertwined with advanced planning and discussion ideas
  • The latest issues related to any other late-breaking tax law changes

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: 

Program dates and locations:

Session times 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Augusta Classroom — Register Now
Kroc Community Center, 1833 Broad Street, Augusta, GA 30904
Monday, December 6, 2021

Athens Classroom — Register Now
UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel, 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens GA 30602
Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Athens Live-Online Session — Register Now
Live via Zoom
Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Lawrenceville Classroom — Register Now
UGA Gwinnett Campus, 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Kennesaw Classroom — Register Now
KSU Center, Kennesaw State University, 3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
Thursday, December 9, 2021

Course Format:
Online and Classroom

Course Fee(s): 

$275 Regular Fee (Online format)

$325 Regular Fee (In-Person format)

$45 RIA (Checkpoint) Handbook (deadline to order 11/16)

$26 CLE Fees (for attorneys ONLY)

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

Ask about large group (10 or more employees) discounts. Contact Venus Stone for more details.

Jeff Snyder, CPA, is an alumnus of The Ohio State University and has more than 36 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.