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  • Former IRS Commission Lawrence B. Gibbs addresses attendees at the Institute's 50th Anniversary Dinner (2012)

Watch for the 2014 Institute brochure and online registration coming by October 15.

The Institute

The Great Plains Federal Tax Institute is a continuing education conference for attorneys, CPAs, financial planners, life insurance and other tax professionals. Each year, the Institute assembles subject matter experts from the around nation. Check out the 2013 Sessions.

2014 Institute

Dec. 4-5, 2014
Embassy Suites - Downtown/Old Market
555 S. 10th Street
Omaha, Nebraska
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2015 Institute

Dec. 3-4, 2015
Embassy Suites - Downtown/Old Market
555 S. 10th Street
Omaha, Nebraska
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Highlights for 2014

  • A review of current developments in income, estate, and gift taxes

  • Presentations by nationally-known speakers with practical planning information covering a variety of hot topics, including bankruptcy-related tax planning, trustee responsibilities, exempt organization planning, and farm tax

  • Washington update

  • Nebraska and Iowa state tax and economic development

  • Thursday afternoon breakouts on three distinct topics:  Advanced Bankruptcy Tax Planning Concepts, Tangible Property Regulations Update, and Using Life Insurance as a Supplemental Retirement Vehicle

  • Two hours of Ethics

  • Registration Fee Discounts:
    • $385 for registrations received by November 12;
    • $435 for registrations received between November 12 and November 24.
    • $275 for participants with five or fewer years in practice.
    • $550 for walk-in registrations

Please note the new registration deadline of Monday, November 24, 2014.

Institute Features for 2014

  • Online registration/credit cards. The Institute accepts registration online with payment via credit card. Paying by check may be an option for firms registering more than one participant.  Contact the Program Manager, 402/483-4234, for details.

  • Registration Deadline – NEW FOR 2014. Due to the intervening Thanksgiving holiday and related business closures, the Institute has set a registration deadline of Monday, November 24, 2014. Walk-in registration for $550.

  • Being green. The Institute encourages participants to take advantage of the course materials offered on this website. Upon registering, you will be e-mailed access instructions. It is your option to print or not to print the materials.

  • Printed materials available for an additional fee. Institute registrants may request a printed copy of the course materials for an additional fee of $180.

  • Continuing Education Credit.  It is anticipated that this institute will provide continuing education credit for CPAs, attorneys, and CFPs.  Check the institute brochure as it becomes available.