Social Security and Medicare: Maximizing Retirement Benefits  (SSM4)

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 from 8:30 AM to 12:00PM in Sioux Falls

4.00 CPE Credit Hours

Special Note: This program is also available to attend via live simulcast. Register for the live simulcast option HERE.

Our Social Security system provides retirement, disability, and survivor benefits to millions of Americans. The long-term future of Social Security and Medicare is uncertain, triggering concerns for many workers who are now paying into the system. Attend this course to learn about FICA, the Medicare tax, and more. You will cover real-world situations and use the tools provided to advise your clients to make optimal decisions when it comes to Social Security and Medicare.

Designed For
CPAs, professional accountants and financial advisors
Objective
  • Recall the role of the Social Security Administration and how FICA applies to the funding of Social Security, and Medicare benefits
  • Identify the benefit eligibility issues
  • Determine Social Security benefits and the implications retirement age has on those benefits
  • Identify what types of Social Security survivor benefits are available
  • Identify the disability income benefits and the multiple factors that can impact those benefits
  • Identify coverages and costs associated with Medicare and what it does not cover.
Highlights
  • What Medicare will and will not do
  • Managing Medicare gaps
  • Analyzing the wide menu of Social Security benefits
  • Social Security benefits for workers and families: retirement, survivor, disability, and death benefit
  • Tax impact of social security premiums and benefits
  • Impact of the 3.8% Medicare surtax on investment income
  • Recent changes to the Medicare law
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of Social Security and Medicare
Advanced Preparation
None
Developer
AICPA
Presenters
Tom Prieto,
Level of Knowledge
Intermediate

Course Location

EideBailly LLP
200 E 10th St #500
PO Box 5125
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Member

$155.00

Late
Registration *

$180.00

Non-Member

$180.00

Late
Registration *

$205.00

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