Course Information

Course No:  9276022

Course Name:  Coronavirus Tax Summary

Field of Study:    Taxes

Course Description:  

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed by President Trump on March 18, 2020. Later on March 27, 2020, he signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, with a $2.2 trillion price tag. These Acts have been supplemented by pronouncements from the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service. These emergency coronavirus provisions are intended to limit the spread of the pandemic, support relief efforts, and stabilize the economy.

This course is an overview and summary of tax provisions contained in the above legislation and government pronouncements. It provides a reference to selected individ-ual, business, retirement, employment, filing, and charitable tax provisions adopted. The resulting major tax impact carries special meaning to the tax practitioner and return preparer. The course is intended to be a resource for tax professionals and staff alike to gain easy access to the most important major changes.

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

  • Identify permissible HSA payments, allowable FFCRA payroll tax credits and paid leave, postponement of tax filing and payment deadlines, the Stafford Act.
  • Recognize the tax provisions of the CARES, CAA & ARPA Acts including recovery rebates, above-the-line charitable contributions, deferral of payroll tax, loan forgiveness, employee retention credits, remote medical services, business losses, COBRA, and unemployment benefits.
  • Identify permissible HSA payments, allowable FFCRA payroll tax credits and paid leave, postponement of tax filing and payment deadlines, the Stafford Act.
  • Recognize the tax provisions of the CARES, CAA & ARPA Acts including recovery rebates, above-the-line charitable contributions, deferral of payroll tax, loan forgiveness, employee retention credits, remote medical services, business losses, COBRA, and unemployment benefits.
  • Identify permissible HSA payments, allowable FFCRA payroll tax credits and paid leave, postponement of tax filing and payment deadlines, the Stafford Act.
  • Recognize the tax provisions of the CARES, CAA & ARPA Acts including recovery rebates, above-the-line charitable contributions, deferral of payroll tax, loan forgiveness, employee retention credits, remote medical services, business losses, COBRA, and unemployment benefits.

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:   3.0

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