Mississippi CLE - Tax Law Courses

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Mississippi attorneys may earn 6 hours of CLE credit including 1 hour of ethics using on-demand programs from United Institute for Continuing Legal Education. To view our full accreditation details please .

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  • The Secure ACT: Five Key Considerations

    This CLE course will explain the SECURE Act (Setting Every Community Up For Retirement Enhancement) and its impact on the nation’s retirement system. The course will address the five main focus areas of the SECURE Act and how, as an attorney, the law may affect your financial plan. The course will cover topics such as the new age requirements for RMD’s and age limitations on traditional IRA’s, distribution options for beneficiaries, flexibility and options with regards to 529 p... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Hot Topics in Employment Law Since #MeToo

    The beginning of the #MeToo movement can ostensibly be traced to when the New York Times published a bombshell expose that revealed decades of abuse and sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein, a previously untouchable Hollywood mogul. The article, entitled Harvey Weinstein Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accusers for Decades, quotes a partner of the instructors' firm. Five years later, the #MeToo movement, a name inspired by sexual assault survivor and activist Tarana Burke, who years earlier h... More Info

    2General Credits
  • Citizenship and Residence: Prerequisites to Extra Territorial Taxation

    This comprehensive CLE course will examine the many jurisdictional bases for the imposition of tax on extra-territorial income. The course will focus on natural persons and the meanings that are typically ascribed to the variety of bases for the code. The course will cover state statutes as well as some countries’, residence status for the purpose of tax treaties, dual residents, the planning for and acquisition of status, planning for and relinquishing status, expatriation, and the e... More Info

    1.5General Credits
  • "Sweat Equity" in Small Businesses and Venture Startups: The Legal and Tax Issues

    Issuing shares that are (nearly) tax-free is relatively simple when a small business or start-up first launches. When a shareholder or LLC member receives “sweat equity” or shares in exchange for labor, the tax and legal issues become a bit more complicated. This entertaining, fast-paced CLE course will explain the issues of treating “sweat equity” workers as regular employees as opposed to independent contractors, as well as explain the use of restricted stock, options, warrants and o... More Info

    1General Credit
  • What You and Your Clients Need to Know About the USPTO’s Post-Registration Audit

    Deadwood refers to registration for marks that are not in use in commerce. Over the past few years, removing this deadwood from the Trademark Register has become an important priority for the USPTO. In recent years they instituted a permanent post-registration audit program requiring trademark registration filing a Declaration of Use to submit proof of use for two additional items in each class beyond the product for which a specimen was submitted. This CLE course will explain the post... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Legal Ethics in Tax Practice

    Tax law comes with its own unique challenges and characteristics. It is distinguished from other areas both by the technical aspects of the discipline as well as the ethical standards involved. Beyond ethics codes governing individual states and the ABA Model Rules, tax lawyers are also subject to IRS Circular 230 and must navigate the Internal Revenue Code’s myriad penalties. When it comes to opinion practice, tax attorneys often look to relevant Treasury Regulations which provides a... More Info

    1Ethics Credit
  • Hot Topics in Municipal Securities and Other Fixed Income

    There have been a variety of recent enforcement actions related to municipal securities (e.g. 529 Plans, municipal short positions), fixed-income related rulemaking, examination priorities and other typical problems that are revealed during Member Supervision and Market Regulations reviews. This CLE course, presented by FINRA and MSRB staff, will explain recent enforcement actions on muni shorts and 529’s as well as address a variety of topics related to municipal securities and recent... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Advanced 1031 Exchange Topics: Reverse and Improvement Transactions

    With a specific focus on Rev. Proc. 2000-37 – Reverse Exchanges, this CLE course will look closely at some of the more advanced aspects of 1031 Exchanges. The course will present different types of “parking” transactions including those related to improvement exchanges. Various strategies for consideration as they relate to partnership issues, which is often the result of 1031 Exchanges, will be discussed. More Info

    1General Credit
  • Split-Dollar Life Insurance Planning After the Levine Case

    In Marion Levine v. Commr. 158 T.C., a resounding victory was recently given to a taxpayer who pursued what many view as an aggressive spit-dollar life insurance plan for the purpose of minimizing estate taxes. This CLE course will explain the case and split-dollar planning as well as review prior cases that were decided against other taxpayers who used similar techniques. The course will explain what the taxpayer did right in the Levine case, the mistakes made in prior cases and how a... More Info

    1.2General Credits
  • Bitcoin: Time For Lawyers To Take A Byte

    With the emergence of blockchain technology, the Internet of Value has replaced the Internet of Information and the Internet of Things. It has thoroughly transformed our economic system with cryptocurrency being the hottest topic in financial news. The ethical issues involved however, have barely been discussed. This CLE course will address the opportunities as well as the risks for lawyers in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space. The course will offer an overview as well as... More Info

    1.1General Credits
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