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VITA – Basic Course

1718-272 01/13/2018
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2018 VITA Program

*Enrollment limited to CPAs*

The VITA Program is an IRS initiative which provides trainings to volunteers who support free income tax returns preparation.

VITA – Basic Course

Basic federal income tax course (individuals) in which the following topics are discussed:

• Wages and salary income: how to determine Additional Child Tax Credit, Premium Tax Credit, Earned Income Tax Credit, and American Opportunity Tax Credit Opportunity Tax Credit.
• Determine the Foreign Tax Credit for taxes paid to Puerto Rico
• Wages, salaries, taxable interest, alimony and unemployment compensation; non-refundable credits such as: Child Tax Credit; Child and Dependent Care Credit; Credit for the Elderly; Lifetime Learning Credit and Retirement Savings Contributions Credit.
• Adjustment to income: Educator Expenses; Penalty on early withdrawals of savings; IRA deduction and student loan interest deduction.

Instructional Delivery Method: Group Live

P. R. Field of Study: Taxes

NASBA Field of Study: Taxes

Methodology: Workshop

Pre-requisite: Basic knowledge on federal income taxes.

Advance Preparation: None

Level: Basic

Date: January 13, 20 & 27, 2018

Registration: 7:15am – 8:00am                Seminar: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Instructor: Personnel from the IRS & VITA Instructor

Location: Universidad Interamericana – Recinto Metropolitano, Salón Usos Múltiples 1 y 2, localizado en el sótano del edificio de estacionamiento multipisos

Cost: There is no enrollment fee; however, participants are required to provide 18 service hours to VITA Centers. CPE credits will not be posted until this voluntary service is provided and a certificate issued by the IRS.

Materials: This course will be paperless and the materials will be distributed electronically.  Once you enroll in the course you can access and download them through "Mi Perfil", on the Colegio’s website, within the 12 working hours prior to the start of the course, until midnight of the course’s date.  Electronic devices may be brought to the classroom to access the downloaded materials.

Electronic evaluation: Once you have registered your entry to this educational activity, you can quickly and easily access and complete the evaluation through "Mi Perfil".  On our website "Home" page you will find detailed instructions for completing the form.

Notice: The Colegio de CPA reserves the right to substitute instructors and suspend a course due to insufficient enrollment or other causes beyond our control. We reserve the right to refuse admission. Space is limited. Registration is subject to the available slots. The tuition price for CPA applies to those who at the time of registration do not owe debts to the Colegio.



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8:00AM 12:00PM VITA – Basic Course (3rd Day)


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