Passive Activities & Rental Real Estate Income Tax Issues

9:00 am–4:45 pm ET

# of CPE Credits



This comprehensive training is designed to get the accountant up-to-speed quickly with the complex passive activity loss (PAL) rules that apply to certain investments in trades or businesses and rental activities. The cornerstone of the course is the in-depth coverage of the detailed tax law and regulations applicable to passive activities under IRC §469 and how and when the 3.8 percent net investment income tax under §1411 applies.


Once participants have completed this session, they should be able to * Identify what activities are subject to the PAL rules and the exceptions to them including those for certain real estate professionals * Define a passive activity, rental, and trade or business under IRC §469 * List the seven ways to materially participate in an activity and the six exceptions to the definition of a rental activity * Calculate the passive activity income and losses allowed and the tax ramifications of passive activity dispositions * Recognize what passive activity investments are potentially subject to the 3.8 percent net investment income tax under IRC §1411


* Each attendee will receive the most comprehensive passive activity reference manual with numerous practice aids and real-world examples * Topics include but are not limited to * Detailed coverage of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) affecting passive activities and rental real estate (i.e., new 20 percent qualified business income deduction (QBI)) * How the PAL rules apply to rental real estate activities and investments in S-corporations and partnerships * How the 3.8 percent net investment income tax under §1411 applies to passive activities * Definition of an activity and the activity grouping and disclosure rules * Real estate professional exception to the PAL rules for investments in nonpassive rentals * Special $25,000 loss allowance for rental real estate with active participation * Material participation safe harbor rules * Events that trigger suspended PALs * Limitations on tax credits generated by passive activities * Special rules that recharacterize passive income to nonpassive income

Who Should Attend

Tax professionals who need an in-depth training course on the passive activity loss rules and how they apply to certain investments in trades or businesses and rental activities

Required Knowledge

Basic understanding of business and individual income taxation

Advanced Prep


Event Speaker(s)

J. Patrick Garverick ( Garverick CPE, Goodyear, AZ ),

Additional Event Information

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Thursday, October 1, 2020 (8:30 am–4:15 pm ET)
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Tuesday, December 1, 2020 (8:30 am–4:15 pm ET)
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Wednesday, December 30, 2020 (8:30 am–4:15 pm ET)
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Monday, February 15, 2021 (9:00 am–4:45 pm ET)
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Event Vendor:Phoenix Beach, LLC
Field of Study:Taxes
Level: Intermediate
Other:Enrolled Agent

Event Type:Webcast
NASBA Instructional Method:Group Internet Based
Event Code:W0007620

Registration Fees

Registration FeeEarly BirdRegular
NCACPA MemberN/A$245.00
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