Grasp tax return analysis to determine an individual's and company's cash flow position. Review tax code updates including the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" (TCJA) and its impact on personal and business cash flow.
Begin with personal tax return analysis including reviewing "true" cash flow derived from the 1040 federal tax return (by looking at the various schedules and K-1 forms).Then focus on the analysis of various business tax returns, including the LLC and S and C corp structure; analyze business federal tax returns; and prepare cash flows for these entities.
Next, a "global cash flow" analysis (combined personal and business tax return cash flow analysis).Finally, assess the company's business tax returns and review depreciation; real estate; retirement plans and HSAs; estate planning techniques; and year-end tax strategies.
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