Federal Income Tax Changes - 2024
Each year, various limits affecting income tax preparation and planning change. Some changes commonly occur each year as a result of inflation indexing, while others occur because of new legislation or the sunsetting of existing law. This course will examine the tax changes affecting 2024 as a result of passage of the SECURE Act 2.0 and the inflation-changed limits effective for 2024 that are more significant from the perspective of an income tax preparer. Some context will be supplied, as appropriate, to assist readers in understanding the changes.

Course Publication Date: February 21, 2024

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active self study membership or all access membership or can be purchased for $60.00!

Author:Paul Winn
Course No:TAX-FEDINC-3054
Recommended CPE:6.00
Delivery Method:QAS Self Study
Level of Knowledge:Update
Prerequisites:None
Advanced Preparation:None
Recommended Field of Study:Taxes
  
Learning Objectives
  • Identify the individual income tax rate changes affecting taxpayers.
  • Calculate the standard mileage deductions for use of a personal vehicle for business purposes.
  • Calculate the standard mileage deductions for use of a personal vehicle to obtain medical care.
  • Calculate the standard mileage deductions for charitable use of a personal vehicle.
  • Identify the 2024 standard deduction amounts available to taxpayers.
  • Recognize the changes made to the alternative minimum tax exemption amount for 2024.
  • Apply the tax-free United States savings bond income limits for taxpayers who paid qualified higher education expenses in 2024.
  • Calculate the tax-deductible premiums for and tax-free benefits received under qualified long-term care insurance contracts.
  • Determine the amount of assets that may be passed tax-free at death.
  • Identify the qualified business income (QBI) threshold amount.
  • Calculate the retirement savings contribution credit available to eligible taxpayers.
  • Recognize the rules and income limits applicable to eligibility for the earned income credit.
  • Apply the adoption credit rules.
  • Identify the changes effective in 2024 related to the health flexible spending arrangement contribution limits.
  • Identify the changes effective in 2024 related to the small business health care tax credit.
  • Identify the changes effective in 2024 related to the large employer shared responsibility provision.
  • Recognize the eligibility rules applicable to Archer MSAs and HSAs.
  • Calculate the maximum contributions that may be made to an Archer MSA.
  • Apply the tax treatment rules to contributions to and distributions from Archer MSAs and HSAs.
  • Calculate the traditional IRA tax deduction available to a taxpayer who is an active participant in an employer-sponsored retirement plan.
  • Recognize the MAGI limits that apply to a taxpayer’s eligibility to make a Roth IRA contribution.
  • Describe the SECURE Act 2.0’s provisions including identifying the provisions designed to expand retirement plan coverage and increase retirement savings.
  • Describe the SECURE Act 2.0’s provisions including describing the provisions designed to enable plan participants to preserve their retirement income.
  • Describe the SECURE Act 2.0’s provisions including listing the provisions that simplify retirement plan rules.
  • Describe the SECURE Act 2.0’s provisions including identifying those provisions designed to enhance federal revenue.

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