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The SECURE Act 2.0 – Planning Opportunities for Employers

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Taxes - Technical

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Accounting and Auditing |  Tax |  IRS Approved |  ACPEN Tax Institute
Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA
Course Levels:
1 Hour
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The Secure Act 2.0 was passed in a flurry of year-end legislation. This one hour program will cover the important changes that employers need to know about company retirement plans. Employers will also need to consider how Secure Act 2.0 will the administration of existing plans or the creation of new ones.  This course will provide a concise look at these hot topics. 

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Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the newest tax developments contained in in the Secure Act 2.0.
  • Become knowledgeable about the new provisions modifying the administration of employer retirement plans.
  • Learn about the expanded contribution and catch-up limits for individuals.
  • Understand the newest developments on required minimum distribution dates.

Major Subjects
  • Implications for Employers
    • Starter § 401(k) plans for small employers
    • Requiring automatic 401(k) enrollment
    • Improving worker access to emergency savings
    • Increasing part-time workers’ access to retirement accounts
    • Statute of Limitations on excise taxes imposed on overcontributions to retirement plans
    • Multiple employer §403(b) plans
    • Automatic portability provisions
    • Other changes in the administration of company retirement plans

Course Materials


Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA's Profile

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Allison M. (Yee) McLeod, LL.M., JD, CPA, is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.   She received Bachelor of Business Administration and Juris Doctor degrees from Baylor University, and a Master of Legal Letters (LL.M.) degree specializing in Taxation from the Southern Methodist University School of Law. Professor McLeod has also studied British and Art History at the University of Sussex, England. 

Prior to joining the UNT faculty in 2010, Professor McLeod held the position of Director of Tax Planning and IRS Audits for Lehigh Hanson North America, a major manufacturer of cement, aggregates and other building materials. Her practice included both federal and international tax planning. Professor McLeod also spent thirteen years specializing in Tax Planning with the JCPenney Corporation, Inc., and two years with Deloitte & Touche in Dallas.

Professor McLeod has taught at the university level graduate classes on Ethics, Tax Research, Multi-jurisdictional Taxation and Corporate Income Tax.   She also lectures in Financial Accounting and Individual Taxation on an undergraduate level.  She has taught at the UNT College of Law as adjunct faculty and works part-time at the law firm of Grable Martin Fulton, PLLC.   Since 2011, Professor McLeod has been honored to present live and on-line ethics CPE classes to CPAs across the nation.  She also serves as an expert witness in accounting malpractice cases and maintains a small private practice serving individuals and small businesses.  Professor McLeod has also taught at the University of North Texas College of Law as adjunct faculty.  She is currently serving on the Professional Ethics Committee of the Texas Society of CPAs.

Professor McLeod is licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas since 1992 and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1993.  


Tue, Jun 06, 2023 - 10:00am to 10:56am EDT
Tue, Jun 13, 2023 - 07:00pm to 07:56pm EDT
Wed, Jun 21, 2023 - 03:00pm to 03:56pm EDT
Thu, Jul 13, 2023 - 02:00pm to 02:56pm EDT
Mon, Jul 24, 2023 - 11:00am to 11:56am EDT
Thu, Aug 10, 2023 - 02:00pm to 02:56pm EDT
Mon, Aug 28, 2023 - 11:00am to 11:56am EDT
Sat, Sep 09, 2023 - 11:00am to 11:56am EDT
Thu, Sep 14, 2023 - 02:00pm to 02:56pm EDT
Mon, Sep 25, 2023 - 11:00am to 11:56am EDT
Thu, Oct 12, 2023 - 02:00pm to 02:56pm EDT
Mon, Oct 23, 2023 - 11:00am to 11:56am EDT
Thu, Nov 09, 2023 - 02:00pm to 02:56pm EST
Sat, Nov 11, 2023 - 10:00am to 10:56am EST
Mon, Nov 27, 2023 - 11:00am to 11:56am EST
Sat, Dec 09, 2023 - 12:00pm to 12:56pm EST
Thu, Dec 14, 2023 - 02:00pm to 02:56pm EST
Mon, Dec 25, 2023 - 11:00am to 11:56am EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For This course is suitable for Corporate tax and finance executives, directors, managers and staff, CPAs, CAs Enrolled Agents, accountants, attorneys and business/financial advisors who work with and advise businesses and individuals that have these tax implications.  All in-house and public practice tax professionals will benefit from this timely and insightful seminar. 
Original Recording Date 01/2023
Yellow Book No
Course Developer Allison McLeod
Date Added to Catalog 01/05/2023

Additional Information

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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