Image of Divorce, Alimony and Property Settlements (Before and) After TCJA - A
Live Webcast Replay

Divorce, Alimony and Property Settlements (Before and) After TCJA - A Wholly Different Rodeo

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Taxes - Technical

Average Rating:
ACPEN Industry Institute |  ACPEN Tax Institute |  IRS Approved |  Tax
Bradley Burnett, J.D., LL.M.
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Product Type:
Live Webcast Replay
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.

Please Note: Programs with a ☾ insignia begin after 5pm or air on the weekend.


The Tax Cuts Jobs Act rips the alimony deduction out from under some and very much endangers it for others. And, there's a whole lot more to it than before. Nothing can be taken for granted by the planner or tax preparer. One must know what to look for and move intelligently forward.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • To learn the wholly new playing field for divorce planning in general
  • To learn the tax compliance challenges which face every tax preparer with divorced, separated or divorcing clients

Major Subjects
  • No more deduction for divorce or separation instruments executed after 2018
  • But, what does "executed" mean anyway?
  • How prior negotiated alimony might be dragged into the soup
  • How pre- and post-nups might be drowning in the soup
  • How not to get the soup knocked out of you economically
  • With dependency exemptions gone, what is the new playing field?
  • How property settlements ring so differently than before
  • Do old agreements deserve a new look? Oh, how they might
  • How the fruit basket has been upset and fruit is flying everywhere
  • Don't leave home without knowing how to not get your head handed to you

Course Materials


Bradley Burnett, J.D., LL.M. Related seminars and products: 23

Bradley Burnett, J.D., LL.M. (Taxation), is a practicing Colorado tax attorney with 33 years of tax practice experience. His practice emphasis is on tax planning and tax controversy resolution. He also prepares a handful of tax returns.

Prior to establishing his own law firm in 1990, he practiced tax accounting with national and local CPA firms, worked as trust officer for a Denver bank and managed the tax department as partner in a medium-sized Denver law firm. After receiving his undergraduate degree in accounting and law degree (J.D.), he earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation from the University of Denver School of Law Graduate Tax Program.

Mr. Burnett has delivered more than 3,000 presentations on U.S. tax law throughout all fifty U.S. states, Washington, D.C., the Bahamas, Italy, Greece, Turkey and Canada. He has authored texts of 35 CPE courses.

Bradley served as adjunct professor at the University of Denver School of Law Graduate Tax Program, where he pioneered an Employment Tax course and occasionally pinch hit teaching the IRS Practice and Procedure topic.  He has appeared on television answering tax questions for call-in viewers of Denver NBC affiliate KUSA Channel 9.  Brad received the Illinois Society of CPAs Instructor Excellence Award for teaching in Chicago and five times has been the top rated, most requested instructor for CPA Society annual tax conferences.

Burnett’s seminar style is to deliver the subject matter in briskly paced, enthusiastic and witty fashion. His forte’ is the candid communication of practical ideas relating to tax law.


Sat, Jun 06, 2020 - 08:00a to 10:00a CDT
Tue, Jun 16, 2020 - 12:00p to 02:00p CDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Accountants, lawyers and other interested persons desiring to properly plan and comply with the dramatically changed playing field for divorce and separation after TCJA 
Original Recording Date 04/03/2019
Yellow Book No
Course Developer Bradley Burnett Tax Seminars, Ltd.
Date Added to Catalog 02/19/2019

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199).
Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, 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:

Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer. 

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Promo Video



Overall:      4.2

Total Reviews: 33


Kimberly T

" "

Hua G - Austin, Texas

"I really like your slides."

Jon D

"Good course. Great technology"

Please wait ...

Back to Top