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Monday, December 7, 2020 Webcast

Technical Business Practice Issues and Tax Forms for Experienced Practitioners (E2012251)

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST

Registration: 8:30 AM EST


Webcast , NJ

8.0 CPE Credits in TX


Don’t let the title frighten you. It is critical that staff be trained on the increasingly complex forms-related issues that challenge them each busy season. This course will help experienced staff avoid costly mistakes by addressing advanced preparation issues when dealing with flow-through entities such as S corporations, LLCs, and partnerships.

This course features a live instructor and has been specifically designed for the NJCPA.


CPAs who are involved in planning, preparing or reviewing complex returns.


  • Properly complete several tax forms related to certain advanced technical issues which arise in preparing Forms 1065 and 1120S
  • Understand advanced technical practice issues facing practitioners today


  • Advanced technical practice and reporting issues for all entities
  • Is the “Employee vs. Independent Contractor” conundrum about to explode?
  • Don't get caught watching the paint dry; what is hot and new
  • Things your parents taught you
  • Payroll penalties update
  • What is terminating S corporations today?
  • New emphasis on basis reporting
  • How §179 limitations affect basis in partnerships, LLCs, and S corporations
  • How much luxury automobile depreciation in the second year of service, new rev. proc.
  • When to use “704(b) basis” for capital accounts versus “tax basis”
  • Detailed rules of §704 for preventing the shifting of tax consequences among partners or members
  • Unreasonable uses of the traditional and curative allocation methods
  • Special allocation issues of §704, including economic effect, the “dumb-but-lucky” rule, and substantiality
  • Social Security issues – recent (2019) proposals
  • Special allocations (allocating a taxable gain that has a book loss)
  • Review of final regulations on S corporation “open debt”
  • Taxable distribution in excess of basis and reporting issues to shareholders
  • Final regulations for allocating depreciation recapture to partners and members of LLCs




Basic to intermediate level experience in preparing Forms 1120S and 1065.




  • This seminar qualifies for IRS credit.
Course materials are distributed electronically. To access the materials visit My Events. Download to your laptop or tablet prior to the seminar, handouts are added as received.


Michael Reilly

Michael E. Reilly, CPA, ChFC, CLU, MT

Surgent Professional Education

Michael E. Reilly, CPA, is a sole practitioner with offices in West Chester, PA. In addition to maintaining his practice, Mr. Reilly has been an adjunct professor at several colleges and was a visiting professor of Economics and Business at Lafayette College. He was also the CFO for a large insurance agency in Delaware County, PA, and was a licensed insurance agent in Pennsylvania. Mr. Reilly earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration with an accounting concentration from Temple University and his master of taxation degree from Villanova University School of Law. He also holds the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) certifications. In 2016, he received the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award because of his consistently high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills.


$289.00 - Member

$389.00 - Nonmember

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