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The Corporate Transparency Act – What You Need to Know to Protect Your Client

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Taxes - Technical

Average Rating:
ACPEN Tax Institute |  Tax |  IRS Approved
Arthur Werner
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Product Setting: Expires 40 day(s) after program date.



Join us for a discussion on what has changed in 2024 for the CTA. This course covers the latest on the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA). We will discuss the new filing timelines, including the recent extension, and will make sense of the broadened definition of "beneficial owner". We will also discuss the ruling in Alabama that has changed things.

By the end of this, you’ll have the know-how to craft solid compliance plans that don't just check boxes but work seamlessly in the real world. Expect to leave armed with concrete tips for keeping your clients while staying away from any fines. Make sure you are up to date with the newest financial regulations.

**Please Note:  If you need credit reported to the IRS for this IRS approved program, please download the IRS CE request form on the Course Materials Tab and submit to

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Define the core aspects of CTA compliance to safeguard client interests
  • Analyze risks within CTA regulations to reduce potential client vulnerabilities
  • Identify CTA-based strategies to strengthen clients & market positions
  • Classify entities obligated for beneficial ownership disclosure under CTA
  • Interpret the implications of new CTA filing deadlines on corporate processes
  • Explain the expanded definition of ‘beneficial owner’ and its practical use
  • Evaluate the Alabama court decision & effect on CTA application
  • Develop compliance tactics to avoid penalties and ensure CTA adherence

Major Subjects
  • CTA Filing Deadlines: Adapt and synchronize with the new schedules
  • Beneficial Ownership Defined: Navigating the new transparency standards
  • The Alabama Impact: Examining the court's influence on CTA enforcement
  • Risk Management: Strategic navigation through CTA's legal framework
  • Leveraging Transparency: Gaining a competitive advantage through CTA insights
  • Disclosure Obligations: Clarify reporting requirements
  • Corporate Configuration: Comprehend the alterations in structure
  • Avoiding Sanctions: Proactive measures for CTA compliance

Course Materials


Arthur Werner's Profile

Arthur Werner Related Seminars and Products

Werner-Rocca Seminars, Ltd.

Arthur Joseph Werner, JD, MS (Taxation), is the president and is a shareholder in the lecture firm of Werner-Rocca Seminars, Ltd. Mr. Werner’s lecture topic specialties include business, tax, financial and estate planning for high net worth individuals.  In addition, Mr. Werner is an adjunct professor of taxation in the Master of Science in Taxation program at the Philadelphia University.  Mr. Werner received his B.S. in Accounting and his M.S. in Taxation from Widener University. He holds a J.D. in Law from the Delaware Law School.

Mr. Werner lectures extensively in the areas of Estate Planning, Financial Planning, and Estate and Gift Taxation to Certified Public Accountants and Financial Planners, and has presented well in excess of 2500 eight-hour seminars over the past twenty-five years as well as numerous webinars and video presentations. Mr. Werner has been rated as having the highest speaker knowledge in his home state of Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, was awarded the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award in the State of Nevada, the Florida Institute of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award, and the South Carolina Association of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For

CPAs, EAs, Attorneys, Bankers, and other financial advisors

Original Recording Date Updated on 5/17/24
Yellow Book No
Course Developer Werner-Rocca Seminars
Date Added to Catalog 3/31/2023

Additional Information

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Official Registry Statement

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

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