Lynn A. Schmidt, Local Tax Professional, Attends Income Tax Update Workshop
Lynn A Schmidt, EA, CTC, CFS, CSA, ARA of Lynco Financial & Tax Services, Inc. recently completed 16 hours of continuing professional education in the area of Tax Law by keeping up-to-date on changes affecting Individual taxpayers and small businesses. The workshop was administered by the National Center for Professional Education, Inc. and held in Las Vegas.
Topics studied included an update on the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (Health Care Reform) and discussions followed as to whether the ACA problems affecting many taxpayers will disappear with the passage of the American Healthcare Act of 2017. Additional topics included a variety of strategies that can assist individual taxpayers and business owners with items such planning for and the taxation of Trusts, fringe benefits, reasonable compensation issues for business owners and of course the ultimate "Death and Taxes" situations.
Also covered during the two-day session were a variety of updates regarding payment (or not) of the dreaded health care penalty, applicable planning methods to help taxpayers plan to better manage the premium health care credits and how a taxpayers filing status can have a major impact on health care credits and reporting. Recent changes to the more complex issues regarding the Repair and Capitalization Rules; which still pose big challenges for business owners, were reviewed and strategies to assist business owners in this area were also covered.
By attending comprehensive tax update seminars, Lynn keeps up-to-date with current rules and regulations which help her develop strategies to help her client's pay the lowest legal tax possible.
Schmidt has owned Lynco Financial & Tax Services Inc, in Winter Haven, FL since 1980. Lynn has a degree in Accounting and has earned such designations as Enrolled Agent, Fellow – National Tax Practice Institute, Certified Fund Specialist, Certified Senior Advisor, and Accredited Retirement Advisor. Lynn holds various securities licenses (Series 6a, 26b and 63c)* and is health and life insurance licensed. Lynn is considered to be a tax and financial strategist and refers to herself as the "Tax and Financial Doctor" because of the way she delves into a client's tax and financial history and performs the needed research before making a tax or financial "diagnosis" and them ultimately a recommendation or prescription to help the client pursue their tax and financial goals.
Schmidt serves the needs of individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts, estates and foundations providing accounting and bookkeeping services as well as tax planning (strategizing), tax preparation and tax representation services. We believe in helping our clients pay the lowest legal tax possible!
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a) The Series 6 exam – the Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representative Qualification Examination