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Wednesday, January 25, 2023 Live Webcast

Advanced Critical Tax Issues for S Corporations Webinar (X1-ACTS-2023-01-WEBNR-25-01)

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST
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8.0 CPE Credits in TX

OVERVIEW

This course goes beyond the basics and addresses important practical issues that an experienced practitioner must know. Even if you have attended other S corporation courses, you will learn something new in this course.

DESIGNED FOR

All practitioners and controllers who have attended a basic S corporation course and want to understand more complex issues and their practical implications.

BENEFITS

  • Final regulations on “eligible terminated S corporations” (ETSCs)
  • Cases, rulings, and tax law changes affecting S corporations
  • Compensation planning in S corporations, including limitations in a family-controlled business; self-employment tax issues, including IRS efforts to address underreporing of S corporation officer compensation
  • Use of redemptions: still some advantages
  • Planning for the liquidation of an S corporation
  • Tax issues for family ownership of S corporation stock
  • Impact of the tax on net investment income on sales of S corporation stock
  • Stock basis: Loss limitations, AAA, and distribution issues in depth
  • Debt basis: what the regulations on back-to-back loans mean to investors
  • Estate planning for S corporation shareholders, including buy-sell agreements, QSubs, ESBTs, and uses of life insurance
  • Built-in gains: the 5-year recognition period
  • S corporation structuring: one class of stock
  • Methods of accounting
  • Legislation on mortgage interest reporting, basis, statute of limitations, and tax return due dates

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Understand how stock basis, AAA, and other limitations are determined
  • Appreciate how corporation planning can be used in an S corporation to change the effects of the one-class-of-stock rule
  • Understand what S corporation issues are being debated with the Service, settled in courts, and guided by administrative decisions

COURSE LEVEL

Advanced

PREREQUISITES

A basic course in S corporations; some experience in advising S corporations and their shareholders

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • This seminar qualifies for CFP credit.
  • This seminar qualifies for IRS credit.

INSTRUCTOR

Susan Smith

Susan Smith, CPA

Surgent Professional Education

Susan Smith manages her own firm specializing in tax planning for individuals and business owners and is also a frequent speaker at tax conferences. Smith was a Senior Manager in the tax departments of Price Waterhouse and Peat Marwick (the predecessor of KPMG). While at Price Waterhouse, she also held the national specialist designation for the real estate and partnership tax practices. During her time at Peat Marwick, Smith led the real estate and tax practices locally. She was an associate adjunct professor at Widener University in the master's taxation program. Her ratings have consistently exceeded 4.7 on a scale of 5.0. Smith is a two-time recipient of the James L. McCoy Discussion Leader of the Year Award for excellence in teaching. And in 2015 and 2016, she received the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award because of her consistently high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills. Smith earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an accounting concentration, from the University of Toledo.

PRICING

$279.00 - Member

$299.00 - Nonmember

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