Legal, Ethical and the IRS - CANCELLED
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October 28 - November 9, 2017
Oct 28, 31, Nov 4, 7, 9

Taught by a Appraisers Association Certified member Patricia Dillon, AAA, the Legal Ethical and the IRS course is online in real time.

The legal aspects of appraising have become crucial to the profession. At its highest levels, appraising requires in-depth knowledge of key issues, including clear title (so often compromised by stolen and looted art), the legal framework protecting cultural property, IRS considerations, determination of authenticity, appropriate marketplace (retail market and tax shelters), volume discounts, the interaction of case law and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), and legal aspects of damage and loss appraisals. You will earn about current tax law as it applies to the valuation of fine and decorative arts for estate, inheritance, gift, and income tax purposes, as well as for donations to charitable institutions. This course includes analysis prominent cases that illustrate compelling legal considerations connected with valuing modern and contemporary art, including that of Warhol, O’Keeffe, Rothko, and Calder.

Access to a computer with a microphone, speakers and strong Internet connection is required. A headset is strongly recommended. 


Sat Oct 28 11am - 1 pm EST
Tues Oct 31 5pm - 8 pm EST
Sat Nov 4 11am - 1 pm EST
Tues Nov 7 5pm - 8 pm EST

Thurs Nov 9
 5pm - 8 pm EST



Changes or cancellations to your registration must be made at least 5 business days prior to the start of your course. If you do NOT notify us at least 5 business days before your course, you will be charged a $50 administration fee. All courses require a minimum of 6 attendees to run.


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