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Understanding Tax Returns


Course #117   Credit Hours: 4

Do you often get frustrated when reviewing a tax return because you just do not know where to find the information you need? Understanding how information is transferred from financial statements and presented in tax returns is critical to effectively achieving an accurate recast. This course will assist participants in understanding how to decipher and properly locate information in tax returns that is needed for recasting. Learn how to identify the tax returns for the four entities commonly encountered by an intermediary, identify the primary schedules in tax returns, explain where to begin recasting using a tax return, locate key recast items within tax returns, and compare the reporting differences of financial statements and tax returns.

There are no prerequisites for this course.