Federal Income Tax Institute at 7 sites across state

Story courtesy: Office of University Communications
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, through Dec. 11, 2013

WHERE: Lincoln, Grand Island, Kearney, Norfolk, North Platte, Omaha, Scottsbluff Lincoln, Neb., October 10th, 2013

For the 59th year, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will partner with the Internal Revenue Service and the Nebraska Department of Revenue to bring training to tax preparers and professionals across Nebraska through the Annual Federal and State Income Tax Institute.

More than 1,200 tax practitioners participate on an annual basis as the institute travels to Lincoln, Grand Island, Kearney, Norfolk, North Platte, Omaha and Scottsbluff in November and December to continue this education.

Presenters this year include enrolled agents Frank Gaines, Gary Bredensteiner, Anthony Barrett and Mark Burch as well as IRS senior stakeholder liaison Theresa McGill. Training will include new federal tax laws, ethics and important income tax updates and laws.

"This year's presenters provide several years of experience, in-depth knowledge and presentation styles that make complex tax issues easier to understand," program coordinator Virginia Uzendoski said. "Once again this year attendees will leave feeling comfortable and confident in their knowledge for the 2013 tax season."

The Institute provides CPAs, enrolled agents, attorneys, certified financial planners, public accountants, tax preparers, paralegals, bookkeepers and banking, insurance and real-estate professionals with training to remain current on tax rules and regulations while earning continuing education credits, including two hours of ethics credit. The institute is accredited as IRS Continuing Education Provider #NQ6J1).

Locations and dates:

--Lincoln: Nov. 5-6 and Dec 2-3, Embassy Suites, 1040 P St.
--Scottsbluff: Nov. 11-12, Hampton Inn and Suites, 301 W. Highway 26
North Platte: Nov. 14-15, Holiday Inn Express, 300 Holiday Frontage Road
--Kearney: Nov. 18-19, Holiday Inn Convention Center, 110 Second Ave.
--Grand Island Nov. 21-22, Midtown Holiday Inn, 2503 S. Locust St.
--Norfolk: Nov. 25-26, Northeast Community College Learning Center, 801 E. Benjamin
--Omaha: Dec 10-11, Omaha Marriott, 10220 Regency Circle

To register or for more information, go to http://taxinstitute.unl.edu, telephone 402-472-9334 or email Uzendoski.

The early registration fee of $295 is due by Oct. 17.

Following that date, the registration fee is $310. This fee includes all course materials and presentations.

The institute is sponsored by the UNL Office of Online and Distance Education.

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