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Business Use of the Home CPE Training Course



Course Title: Business Use of the Home
Course Version: 5.0
Video Lessons: 28
Subject: Taxes
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CPE Credits: CPAs (2) Verify | Enrolled Agents and OTRPs (2)

Course Description

Who can deduct for business use of the home? What are the different business expenses? How do you calculate the business percentage? This video course will examine the federal tax implications related to using a home for business. By the end of this course, you should understand the various complexities of a home-based business. Your instructor will use practical, hypothetical real-world examples to further examine these topics and test your knowledge of the most recent tax laws as they apply to home business use.

Watch, listen and learn as your expert instructor guides you through each lesson step-by-step. During this media-rich learning experience, you will see and hear each lesson just as if your instructor were there with you. Reinforce your learning with the text of our course transcript.

We have incorporated years of classroom training experience and teaching techniques to develop an easy-to-use course that you can customize to meet your personal learning needs. Simply launch the easy-to-use interface, click to start a video lesson or open the transcript and you are on your way to mastering business use of the home.


Course Syllabus & Sample Lessons

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CHAPTER 1- Tests to Qualify for the Deduction
Lesson 1.1- Chapter One Learning Objectives and Key Terms
Lesson 1.2- Business Use of the Home
Lesson 1.3- The “Exclusive Use” Test free
Lesson 1.4- The “Principal Place of Business” Test
Lesson 1.5- The “Regular Use” Test
Lesson 1.6- The “Trade or Business Use” Test
Lesson 1.7- The “Place to Meet” Test
Lesson 1.8- The “Separate Structure” Test
Lesson 1.9- The “Storage Use” Test
Lesson 1.10- Rules for Employees
CHAPTER 2- Expenses
Lesson 2.1- Chapter Two Learning Objectives and Key Terms
Lesson 2.2- The Business Percentage free
Lesson 2.3- Direct Expenses
Lesson 2.4- Indirect Expenses
Lesson 2.5- Unrelated Expenses
Lesson 2.6- Depreciation of the Home
CHAPTER 3- Rules for Daycare Providers
Lesson 3.1- Chapter Three Learning Objectives and Key Terms
Lesson 3.2- Qualifying Tests for Providers
Lesson 3.3- Figuring the Time Percentage
Lesson 3.4- Meals Served at Daycare
CHAPTER 4- Calculating the Deduction
Lesson 4.1- Chapter Four Learning Objectives and Key Terms
Lesson 4.2- The Simplified Method Compared to the Traditional Method
Lesson 4.3- Electing the Simplified Method
Lesson 4.4- Electing the Traditional Method
Lesson 4.5- Deduction Limits
Lesson 4.6- Recordkeeping
Lesson 4.7- Further Reading and Conclusion

Business Use of the Home CPE Training Course Overview

Course includes all video lessons and the instructor’s course transcript, a practice exam with evaluative feedback (find out why your answers are right or wrong), your final exam submission, and a course certificate of completion. The Business Use of the Home CPE training course qualifies for continuing education credit for CPAs (Certified Public Accountants) in certain states, Enrolled Agents (EAs) and Other Tax Return Preparers (OTRPs) nation-wide.

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TeachUcomp, Inc. is an Approved Continuing Education Provider for Enrolled Agents (EAs) and Other Tax Return Preparers (OTRPs) nation-wide. We have entered into an agreement with the Office of Professional Responsibility, Internal Revenue Service, to meet 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. This agreement does not constitute an endorsement by the Office of Professional Responsibility as to the quality of the program or its contribution to the professional competence of the enrolled individual.