Who We Are ... What We Do
The Plateau PC Users Group is a non-profit organization of computer users designed to assist residents of Crossville, Tennessee and the surrounding area to become better acquainted with their computers, software and peripherals. The organization provides a forum for discussion of personal computing issues and help in solving computer- and Internet-related problems, while providing education and support to its members.
Our Meetings: Our monthly meetings feature a presentation on a popular personal computing topic followed by an open-ended Question and Answer session. This meeting is held at the Christ Lutheran Church in Fairfield Glade on the Second Tuesday of each month, starting at 3pm (October - March) and 6pm (April - September). Please Note: Starting with the October meeting, we shift to winter hours starting at 3pm. Click for a map.
Next Meeting: Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 3pm
Bob Willis, our tax specialist, will provide an update on several little known tax law changes and other potential tax law changes that could affect your 2020 income taxes following this year’s presidential election.
The Secure Act, passed by congress in December 2019, became effective January 1, 2020 It changes the age that retirees must take Required Mandatory Distributions (RMDs) from 70 ½ to 72, and the rules for beneficiaries of IRAs and other tax deferred retirement accounts.
The Cares Act, passed in March 2020, best known for the $1200 Stimulus checks, also made some little known tax law changes that will affect your 2020 tax return. The RMDs from retirement accounts was suspended for 2020 taxes, and you can deduct some charity donations on your 2020 tax return when you take the standard deduction, due to the Corona virus.
Learn the details of these changes and also what other tax law changes are being proposed by the President elect in this year’s election.
NOTE: Social distancing and face coverings are required for this meeting.
Monthly Newsletter: Published January - November each year. Contains interesting articles on personal computing and PPCUG information. Link
Monthly Q&A sessions: a part of our monthly meeting where attendees can ask questions and (hopefully) get answers from PPCUG members.
Monthly Meetings: The regular monthly meetings held January - November, include a presentation on a current computing topic. If you can't attend a meeting one month, you can usually find a copy of the presenters handout or slide show on our website.
Q&A Info Blog: New January 2018 We post answers to questions raised at our meetings to clarify the answers given at the meeting and to share information with our members who did not attend. Here is the link