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Tuesday, December 19, 2023
9:00 am – 4:40 pm CST


Presented by: Tyler DeWitt & Andrew Mullendore

Trusts and Estates Overview Including Tax Considerations

  • Basic framework for typical estate plan
  • Taxation of estates: estate tax overview
  • Taxation of estates: income tax overview
  • Taxation of trusts overview
  • Grantor trusts: income tax overview
  • Various unique types of trusts

Principles of Fiduciary Income Taxation

  • Trust accounting income
  • Distributable net income
  • Simple trusts
  • Complex trusts
  • Special rules

Income Taxation of Estates and Simple and Complex Trusts

  • IRS Form 1041, line by line
  • Income
  • Dividends
  • Capital gains
  • Other income
  • Expenses and deductions
  • Credits
  • Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)
  • Other concepts from Form 1041 and schedules

Practical Examples to Put It All Together

  • Section 642(c) election example
  • QSST example
  • Simple and complex trust examples
  • Grantor trust example
  • Final year example


Webinar Instructions

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Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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8.0 CPE Hours

6.5 60-minute CLE Hours (AZ, CA, CT, NH, PA, VT)
8.0 50-minute CLE Hours (NJ, NY)

IRS Enrolled Agents and Tax Return Preparers
8.0 CE Credits

Certified Financial Planners
8.0 CE Hours (Tax Planning)


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and offers accountants 8.0 CPE credit hours (based on 50-minute hours) of intermediate-level group internet-based CPE credits in the area of taxation. Knowledge in federal taxation is beneficial, and no advance preparation is recommended. NASBA Sponsor No. 103015.

HalfMoon Education Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

This course offers 8.0 continuing education credit hours for enrolled agents and other tax return preparers under Treasury Department Circular #230 Section 10.6(g).

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a CFP Board-registered continuing education sponsor. The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. has granted 8.0 continuing education credit hours to the course.

HalfMoon Education is an approved Multiple Activity Provider with the State Bar of California; this program offers 6.5 CLE hours to California attorneys. Halfmoon Education is a New Jersey CLE Service Provider (No. 164); this webinar offers 8.0 CLE hours to New Jersey attorneys. HalfMoon Education is an approved CLE provider for Pennsylvania attorneys (No. 1613); this webinar offers 6.5 CLE hours to Pennsylvania attorneys. This approval qualifies the webinar for Connecticut attorneys. This webinar is designed to offer 6.5 CLE credits to attorneys in Arizona and New Hampshire, where CLE providers and courses are not subject to preapproval. HalfMoon Education is an approved CLE provider for Vermont attorneys.

HalfMoon Education is certified by the New York State CLE Board as an Accredited Provider of CLE programs. This nontraditional format course offers 8.0 Areas of Professional Practice CLE hours, which are appropriate for experienced attorneys. HalfMoon Education will provide financial hardship assistance to New York attorneys who wish to attend this event. Contact Frank Chapman at for details and to apply.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course, respond to prompts, and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).

Refund/cancellation policy: Registrant cancellation two business days or more before the program may be refunded, minus a $39 cancellation fee. Registrant cancellation within two business days of the program may be refunded with a HalfMoon Education voucher to attend a different program at equal or lesser value. In the event of program cancellation, the full tuition will be refunded to registrants.

On-Demand Credits

This course, when taken in the on-demand format, is intended for educational purposes only and is not approved for any continuing education credits.

A certificate of completion will be provided.


Tyler DeWitt, JD, CPA, MBA, MS

Founder and Attorney at DeWitt Law, PC

Mr. DeWitt has extensive experience advocating on behalf of clients, including individuals, small businesses, corporations, and estates. He focuses his practice on matters involving both federal and state tax controversy and litigation. Mr. DeWitt regularly represents clients facing tax-related criminal charges and investigations, IRS collections (garnishments, levies, liens, IRS Revenue Officer enforcement), disputes in U.S. Tax Court, audits, tax debt settlements, international tax issues, back tax return filings, and certain state sales and =use tax issues (both civil and criminal). In addition to his practice, Mr. DeWitt is a prolific speaker and regularly contributes his expertise as both an attorney and certified public accountant. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Tax and contributes to continuing education courses for lawyers and accountants. Prior to founding DeWitt Tax Law, he was a principal attorney with a tax controversy law firm; served as a tax analyst for Federal Express, a Fortune 100 company; and as a legal extern for Judge Bernice Donald, Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.
When he is not advocating for his clients, Mr. DeWitt enjoys politics, the outdoors, football, basketball, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Andrew Mullendore, JD, CPA

Attorney at DeWitt Law, PC

Mr. Mullendore is an attorney who focuses primarily on federal and state taxation, administrative law, and general business matters. He provides exceptional service to clients through meticulous preparation, efficiently managing each engagement, and building a relationship with each client. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Mullendore practiced as a Certified Public Accountant, a license that he continues to maintain. He obtained experience in healthcare finance, government reporting, and federal and state tax preparation. Mr. Mullendore graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School. While attending Vanderbilt, he served as a Managing Editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law. Also, he was a proud member of the Federalist Society, Transfer Student Association, and Law and Business Association. When he is not assisting clients, Mr. Mullendore enjoys sports, playing golf, and spending time with his family.

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