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Betty Stehman, CPA, CIA

 
 
 

Bio

Betty Stehman has over 30 years as an experienced accountant and tax professional. Ten of these years were in the corporate environment serving as an internal auditor in a mega bank, and a Fortune 500 company. Betty began her tax practice in 1989 which has grown to prepare approximately 300 returns per year with a concentration on small businesses in many industries. Her practice also does audit representation and collection representation as well as part-time CFO work for her clients. She received her Certified Internal Auditor designation in 1984 and her CPA designation in 1994. She is a nine-time recipient of the Maryland Society of Accountants Fellows Award for exceeding 60 hours of continuing education in each of the nine years the award was earned. She has been featured on both Fox News and on the CBS Affiliate in Washington DC. She also serves as an instructor at a local community college. She received her BA in Accounting from Minnesota State University, Winona.

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WebinarSelf-Directed IRA Part I<h3>Summary</h3> <p>This webinar is the first part of a two-part webinar covering self-directed IRAs (SDIRAs). SDIRAs are increasingly popular, but buyers beware! In this webinar, you will learn the basics of SDIRAs as well as some common pitfalls. </p> <p>What if you were told you can build your business, earn millions and pay virtually no income tax on the earnings until retirement, all while using your existing retirement funds? If that doesn’t excite you, it certainly may excite your clients. SDIRAs are becoming popular and come in various forms. From owning rental property and real estate, to owning your own business, SDIRAs provide various opportunities to the public that may sound attractive on the surface, but come with flaws. In this webinar, you’ll learn the basics of SDIRAs and how to properly advise your clients on this fairly recent topic. </p> <h3>Objectives</h3> <p>Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: <ul> <li>Describe SDIRAs to clients at the tax desk.</li> <li>Identify assets that can be owned by an SDIRA.</li> <li>Summarize the tax benefits of SDIRAs.</li> <li>Describe common pitfalls of SDIRAs.</li> </ul> <h3>Course Details</h3> <p> Our researchers will answer your questions during the presentation. This webinar includes the presentation slides, Q&A transcript and access to the webinar recording.</p>2017-04-26T04:00:00Z2017-12-31T05:00:00ZNone2017-04-26T04:00:00Z2017-04-26T04:00:00Z0N/AWEB1737Intermediate1Federal Tax Law Topic2017-10-10T04:00:00Z2017-10-12T04:00:00ZGroup Internet Based$28 for Members and $33 for Nonmembers1Federal Tax Law Topic11TaxesKnowledge of Federal Retirement Taxation LawsBetty Stehman, CPA, CIAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/BettyStehman%2cCPA%2cCIA%2cCSA.aspxFederal Tax Law Topic1 CPE for AFSP, EA, CPA, CRTPlive webinar20172017-10-10T17:00:00Z2017-10-12T13:00:00Z
WebinarSelf-Directed IRA Part II<h3>Summary</h3> <p>This webinar is the second part of a two-part webinar covering self-directed IRAs (SDIRAs). Though your clients may perceive certain benefits to starting an SDIRA, is it worth the risk?  The IRS recognizes the faulty nature of SDIRAs, but does not necessarily consider them scams. However, they are on the lookout for these business transactions. In this webinar, you will learn about recent transactions that may run afoul of the tax code, how SDIRAs are formed, the SDIRA opportunities available to the public, as well as recent case law where taxpayers have lost against the IRS and risked their entire retirement fund. Protect your clients and their future by helping them navigate the waters of SDIRAs. </p> <p>After viewing the Self-Directed IRAs Part I webinar, you’ll have received a basic understanding of SDIRAs, but now it’s time to learn how experts apply the basics to various situations. Your clients may be approached by others to use their retirement money to fund a rollover as business startup (ROBS), a checkbook IRA or other various forms. Clients are promised a secure way to build a business or invest in their own operating business, though there are many pitfalls attached to these types of transactions. Make sure you’re able to properly advise your clients on this fairly recent topic.</p> <h3>Objectives</h3> <p>Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: <ul> <li>Explain business transactions such as ROBS and a checkbook IRA to your clients.</li> <li>Analyze the potential benefits and risks of such SDIRA transactions.</li> <li>Evaluate recent case law regarding these types of transactions.</li> </ul> <h3>Course Details</h3> <p> Our researchers will answer your questions during the presentation. This webinar includes the presentation slides, Q&A transcript and access to the webinar recording.</p>2017-04-26T04:00:00Z2017-12-31T05:00:00ZNone2017-04-26T04:00:00Z2017-04-26T04:00:00Z0N/AWEB1739Advanced1Federal Tax Law Topic2017-10-17T04:00:00Z2017-10-19T04:00:00ZGroup Internet Based$28 for Members and $33 for Nonmembers1Federal Tax Law Topic11TaxesKnowledge of Federal Retirement Taxation Laws. Self-Directed IRA Part I is strongly recommended but not required.Betty Stehman, CPA, CIAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/BettyStehman%2cCPA%2cCIA%2cCSA.aspxFederal Tax Law Topic1 CPE for AFSP, EA, CPA, CRTPlive webinar20172017-10-17T17:00:00Z2017-10-19T13:00:00Z

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