Demystifying The Corporate Transparency Act: Navigating New Filing Rules!

Event: Live Webinar
Event Date: February 21,2024
Presenter: Nick Preusch
Event Time: 1 pm EST
Duration:90 Minutes

Description:

Welcome to a knowledge-packed session presented by the renowned expert and tax attorney, Nickolas Preusch, where we dive deep into the implications of the Corporate Transparency Act’s Beneficial Owner Rules. With the ever-evolving landscape of corporate transparency regulations, understanding and complying with the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) has never been more essential for businesses of all sizes. This enlightening webinar will provide you with invaluable insights into the CTA’s objectives, reporting requirements, compliance challenges, and much more.

Session Highlights:

  • Distinguishing between “beneficial owners” and other corporate stakeholders according to CTA definitions.
  • Navigating the intricate reporting requirements to fulfill obligations under the CTA.
  • Strategies to effectively address common compliance challenges, ensuring reporting accuracy.
  • Grasping the legal and regulatory implications of the CTA, including potential penalties for non-compliance.
  • Practical insights, tips, and best practices supported by real-world examples and case studies for achieving compliance with the Beneficial Owner Rules.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), its importance, and its role in enhancing corporate transparency in the United States.
  • Define the term “beneficial owner” according to the CTA and distinguish it from other corporate stakeholders.
  • Comprehend the intricacies of reporting requirements mandated by the CTA, including the specific information to be reported and the entities subject to these reporting obligations.
  • Navigate the process of submitting beneficial ownership information to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) with confidence, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Identify common compliance challenges linked to the CTA and explore strategies to meet reporting obligations effectively.
  • Evaluate the legal and regulatory implications of the CTA for businesses and their advisors, including potential penalties for non-compliance and the mechanisms of enforcement.
  • Acquire practical guidance and best practices for achieving compliance with the Beneficial Owner Rules, backed by real-world examples and case studies.

Session Agenda:

Overview of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA)

  • Understanding the CTA’s objectives and its pivotal role in enhancing corporate transparency.
  • An in-depth exploration of the CTA’s key provisions
  • Defining “beneficial owner” and distinguishing it from other corporate stakeholders.
  • Identifying individuals and entities that qualify as beneficial owners.Reporting Requirements
  • Reporting Requirements
    • A detailed examination of the reporting obligations imposed by the CTA.
    • Navigating the process of submitting beneficial ownership information to FinCEN.
  • Compliance Challenges
    • Delving into common challenges and potential pitfalls in adhering to the CTA’s requirements.
    • Strategizing to address compliance challenges and ensure accurate reporting.
  • Legal and Regulatory Implications
    • Analyzing the legal and regulatory implications of the CTA for businesses and their advisors.
    • Unpacking potential penalties for non-compliance and the enforcement mechanisms in place.
  • Practical Guidance
    • Offering practical tips and best practices for achieving compliance with the Beneficial Owner Rules.

Who Should Attend:

  • Accountants
  • CPAs
  • Enrolled Agents
  • Tax professionals
  • Bookkeepers
  • CFOs
  • Office managers
  • Financial Accountants
  • Forensic Auditors
  • Internal Auditors
  • Financial
  • All accountants, managers and auditors who are seeking to move into the AI usage of the future.

Speaker Profile:

Nick Preusch CPA, JD, LLM, is a tax manager with PBMares, LLP. Nick has participated in helping high wealth individual and large business entities with complex tax compliance, along with specializing in international, non-for-profit tax issues, and tax ethics issues. Nick has also worked with the Internal Revenue Service as a Revenue Agent and an Attorney with the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility. Nick is a graduate of Carthage College with a BS in Accounting and Business, University of Connecticut with a MA in Accounting, Case Western Reserve University with a JD, and Georgetown University with an LLM in taxation. Nick has also authored publications for the AICPA’s Journal of Accountancy, AICPA’s Tax Advisor, NATP’s Tax Pro Journal, and CCH’s Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure. He also co-authored a textbook, Tax Preparer Penalties and Circular 230 Enforcement, published by Thomson Reuters. He has lectured nationally on topics such as ethics, complex tax transactions and IRS practice and procedure. Currently Nick is an adjunct professor at the University of Mary Washington. Nick has been recognized as the Top 5 Under 35 CPAs in Virginia by the VSCPA in 2017 and CPA Practice Advisor’s Top 40 Under 40. He is a member of the VSCPA’s Tax Advisory Committee and Ethics Committee, and the AICPA’s Tax