Institute offers continuing education for tax professionals

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Institute offers continuing education for tax professionals

The Nebraska Tax Institute begins a statewide seven-city tour this November to provide essential education for tax professionals.
The Nebraska Tax Institute begins a statewide seven-city tour this November to provide essential education for tax professionals.

Entering its 65th year of assisting tax professionals across Nebraska, the Annual Federal and State Income Tax Institute begins its seven-city tour this November with the latest training in tax law.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Tax Institute, in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service and the Nebraska Department of Revenue, delivers essential tax updates during two-day continuing-education sessions. Early registration, which includes all meals, course materials and books, ends Oct. 15. Register here.

The institute draws more than 1,200 tax professionals annually. Attendees can expect to learn about critical updates on tax legislation, IRS changes, court rulings and more. Presenters include: Guido van der Hoeven, enrolled agent and chief editor of the “Land Grant Agriculture” book published yearly by the Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation; J’Nan L. Ensz, certified public accountant; Kathy Prevo, tax specialist at Burch and Associates; Tina Barrett, enrolled agent, executive director of Nebraska Farm Business and program manager in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Nebraska; Steve Drzaic, Department of Revenue agent; and the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service.

“This year’s presenters provide years of experience, in-depth knowledge and presentation styles that make complex tax issues easier to understand,” said Virginia Uzendoski, senior assistant director of programs for the institute. “Once again this year, attendees will leave feeling comfortable and confident in their knowledge for tax season.”

Along with the on-site training, attendants can earn up to 16 hours of continuing-education credits, including two hours of ethics credit. The institute meets the requirements of 31 Code of Federal Regulations, Section 10.6(g), covering maintenance of attendance records, retention of program outlines, qualifications of instructors and length of class hours.

The institute runs from 7 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. local time daily. Dates and locations include:

  • Nov. 4-5: Hampton Inn Conference Center, 301 W. Highway 26, Scottsbluff

  • Nov. 7-8: Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 300 Holiday Frontage Road, North Platte

  • Nov. 11-12: Holiday Inn, 110 S. Second Ave., Kearney

  • Nov. 14-15: The Heartland Event Center, 700 E. Stolley Park Road, Grand Island

  • Nov. 18-19: Divots Conference Center and the Lodge, 4200 W. Norfolk Ave., Norfolk

  • Dec. 2-3: The Graduate, 141 N. Ninth St., Lincoln

  • Dec. 16-17: Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine St., Omaha

Housed in the Center for Executive and Professional Development at the College of Business, the Nebraska Tax Institute fulfills the continuing-education requirements for certified public accountants, IRS enrolled agents, preparer tax-identification number holders, Annual Filing Season Program preparers, certified financial planners, attorneys, tax-return preparers, Nebraska Department of Insurance agents and other licensing agents. The institute is an accredited continuing-education provider with the IRS (Provider #NQ6J1) and Nebraska Supreme Court Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission.

Learn more about the Nebraska Tax Institute.