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24WA-3494: Mastering Charitable Remainder Trusts and Form 5227 Compliance (Webinar)

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Saturday, June 29, 2024
9:00am - 10:50am Central Time
2 CPE (2 technical)  |  2 IRS CE

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Join us for an in-depth webcast on Charitable Remainder Trusts (CRTs) and the essential aspects of preparing Form 5227. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of CRTs, including their purpose, benefits, and practical considerations. Moreover, we will delve into the intricacies of Form 5227, the informational return for charitable remainder trusts, ensuring you have the necessary knowledge to accurately complete and file this crucial document.

During this webcast, Art Werner will guide you through the fundamental concepts of Charitable Remainder Trusts, illustrating how they can be utilized as a strategic tool for tax planning. We will explore various types of CRTs, their formation, and the different scenarios in which they are most beneficial. A significant portion of the webcast will be dedicated to Form 5227, the reporting requirement for charitable remainder trusts. We will provide an in-depth analysis of the form's components, line by line, ensuring you gain a comprehensive understanding of the information it requires. From trust assets and income to distributions and charitable beneficiaries,
we will cover each section, discussing common pitfalls and best practices for accurate reporting. Mr. Werner will address the recent updates and changes to Form 5227, enabling you to stay up to date with the latest compliance requirements.

Major subjects

  • Introduction to Charitable Remainder Trusts (CRTs)
  • Types of CRTs and their Benefits
  • Formation and Funding of CRTs
  • Identifying Suitable Candidates for CRTs
  • Understanding Form 5227: An Overview
  • Line-by-Line Breakdown of Form 5227
  • Reporting Trust Assets and Income
  • Distributions and Charitable Beneficiaries
  • Compliance Updates and Recent Changes to Form 5227
  • Best Practices for Accurate Completion and Filing

Learning objective(s)

  • Discuss Charitable Remainder Trusts and their practical applications
  • Identify suitable candidates for CRTs and integrate them into effective tax and estate plans
  • List steps involved to complete Form 5227 and ensure compliance with reporting requirements

Who should take this program?

CPAs, EAs, attorneys, and financial planners


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More program information

Instructor Arthur Werner, JD, MS (Taxation)
Location Online
of study
Financial planning
of study
Taxes - Technical (2.0)
Level Basic
Format Group Internet Based
Sponsor Business Professionals' Network, Inc.
NASBA ID#: 107810
Prerequisites Prereq. None
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If you have questions about this event, please call us at 952-831-2707.