Course Information

Course No:  9270522

Course Name:  Asset Protection (Mini-Course)

Field of Study:    Taxes

Course Description:  

The current litigation explosion has created tremendous Interest in asset protection. Not only does this area have financial and estate aspects but it directly impacts tax planning.
This mini-course is designed to survey opportunities for asset protection that can arise during tax planning and to determine how to properly report such transactions.

Learning objectives: After completing this section, you should be able to:

  • Recognize misconceptions about and the main reasons for asset protection, determine fraudulent transfers stating how to structure asset protection planning transfers so that they are not fraudulent, identify goals associated with undertaking asset protection measures, and specify how life insurance can be used as an asset protection vehicle.
  • Identify how the various types of entities relate to asset protection and how the various types of joint ownership of property and various trusts di-rectly impacts asset protection and tax liability.
  • Determine the concepts of common law property, community property, and equitable ownership specifying which states base distribution laws on those concepts, specify asset division principles, and recognize premarital and post-nuptial agreements and how they can be used to advise clients in individual asset protection.

Course Material: Online Material

Program level: Overview

Prerequisites: General understanding of federal income taxation.

Advance preparation: None

Type of delivery method: QAS Self-study

Recommended CPE credits:   2.0

Final examination expiration date:   The program participant will have one year from the date of purchase to complete the course and final examination.