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Current Topic Presentation: The current topic presentation is modeled after a standard Continuing Professional Education session but is limited to approximately 10 minutes per presenter. Each scholar is required to prepare appropriate slides and/or handout materials to accompany his or her presentation. If you print handouts of slides, you may print 6 slides per page in pure black and white to save toner and paper. Collectively, the presentations are a “Tax Update”. Each year, professional accounting associations offer tax updates for their members. The update is usually prepared and presented by a fellow member of the association. When the year being summarized contains major tax legislation, the annual tax update is primarily a review of the new law. When a year passes without major legislation, tax updates draw material from other tax news (i.e. new regulations, rulings and/or cases). We will model our update after the second style; that is, no student will be asked to prepare an update of the tax legislation that just passed. Each student will be assigned a period of time to cover in the update. Each student’s task is to review tax news for that period of time and prepare a10 minute presentation on a topic or topics that the student found interesting in the tax news. We will split the tax news into periods of time by using Federal Taxes Weekly Alert Newsletters (available in RIA Checkpoint) as the basis for selecting topics. For example: Ganon may be assigned to base her update on Federal Taxes Weekly Alert Newsletter, 01/13/2011 - Volume 57, No. 2. You may find this newsletter by using the Newsstand feature in RIA Checkpoint. Click on Newsstand tab, on the top of the screen. Then click on the Newsletter Library on left. Click on Federal Taxes Weekly Alert Newsletter to expand that level. Click on 2011 to view all issues by week. In addition to viewing the…...

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