by Justin GephartApril 29, 2019

Series Overview

Our team at McGuire Sponsel is proud to present our summer webinar series. This series consists of topics across most of our practice lines including Cost Segregation, R&D Tax Credits, and IC-DISC.

Summer CPE Series

June 21st  – Introduction to Research Tax Credits

  • Topic: The R&D Tax Credit’s popularity is on the rise. Learn what qualifies for the credit and hear about some of the common myths in the industry.
    • We will round out our conversation discussing the IRS/state audit environment and how our team uses the audit experience to build a strong credit.
  • Host: TJ Sponsel
  • Time: 11 am ET/10 am CT/9 am MT/8 am PT
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June 28th – Using Specialty Tax to Build Firm Revenue

  • Topic: How services such as R&D, Cost Seg and IC-DISC can build firm revenue
  • Over the last few weeks we have held webinars dealing with depreciation (Cost Segregation), Research Tax Credits, and IC-DISC. All of these areas can be used to help CPA firms grow in an increasingly more competitive marketplace. In this webinar we will discuss how firms can use these services to grow their practices. We discuss:
    • An overview of these services from a high level
    • How to recognize opportunities
    • How to capitalize opportunities into long term revenue streams for the CPA firm
  • Host: Dave McGuire
  • Time: 11 am ET/10 am CT/9 am MT/8 am PT
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Completed Webinars

May 10th – Overview of McGuire Sponsel

  • Topic: With the recent announcement of the Merger between McGuire Sponsel and Ernst and Morris this webinar will take some time to discuss the backgrounds of the firms. We will take some time to discuss the origins of the firms and the why this merger made sense for both firms.
  • Host: Dave McGuire
  • Time: 11 am ET/10 am CT/9 am MT/8 am PT


May 17th – Cost Segregation Post Tax Reform

  • Topic: In this webinar we will discuss the benefits and pitfalls of cost segregation post Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. We will discuss:
    • Modeling the benefits of a cost segregation study
    • The importance of looking at Bonus, 179 and Tangible Property Rules in Conjunction with each other
    • Understanding how to look at renovations in a time of increased bonus and 179
  • Host: Dave McGuire
  • Time: 11 am ET/10 am CT/9 am MT/8 am PT
  • Recording Here


May 31st – IC-DISC

  • Topic: IC-DISC: The export incentive in 2019
    • How the IC-DISC Remains the Same
    •  A New Playing Field with the 2017 Tax Act
    •  Technical Specifics Explored
  • Host: Mark O’Dell
  • Time: 11:15 am ET/10:15 am CT/9:15 am MT/8:15 am PT
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June 7th – Balancing 179 and Bonus Depreciation

  • Topic: Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act both Bonus Depreciation and 179 Expensing were changed. These changes make these incentives more valuable than ever. However there is significant confusion as to the differences and the opportunities associated with these areas of tax code. In this webinar we will discuss the differences between 179 and Bonus Depreciation as well as when to utilize each for the maximum benefit. Attendees will be given a strong understanding of:
    • The changes to 179 and Bonus under the TCJA
    • The difference between 179 and Bonus
    • How to balance 179 and Bonus to achieve optimum results
  • Host: Dave McGuire
  • Time: 11 am ET/10 am CT/9 am MT/8 am PT
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June 14th – Other Real Estate Related Topics Related to the TCJA

  • Topic- in addition to the deprecation changes to the TCJA Real Estate professionals and CPAs need to be aware of other issues. These include:
    • Opportunity Zones
    • The 30% interest limitation
    • Bonus Deprecation limitations
  • Host: Dave McGuire
  • Time: 11am ET/10am CT/9amPT
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