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Tuesday, December 19, 2023 Live Webcast

Handbook for Mastering Basis, Distributions, and Loss Limitation Issues for S Corporations, LLCs, and Partnerships Webinar (X1-HMBI-2023-01-WEBNR-353-01)

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
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8.0 CPE Credits in TX

OVERVIEW

The most difficult concepts to master when dealing with flow-through business entities are the basis and distribution concepts. Major error and malpractice issues occur if the CPA does not fully understand the impact of these rules. This course is designed to focus on the practical applications of these rules.

DESIGNED FOR

CPAs who prepare both individual and flow-through business entity tax returns and need a thorough grasp of these significant issues

BENEFITS

  • Determine initial basis and organizing tax-free under §351 and §721
  • Understand what affects basis and how to treat distributions
  • Pass the four loss limitation hurdles to deduct pass-through losses

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Timely coverage of breaking tax legislation
  • Applicable coverage of any basis considerations within any recent tax legislation
  • Pass-through basis calculations required as attachments to certain individual returns
  • Executor’s form for disclosing basis in certain distributed property; what about the basis of a property distribution from a trust?
  • How §179 limitations affect basis and how tax-benefit rule is applied
  • Basis implications of personal assets converted to business use
  • How to calculate basis of inherited and joint tenancy property
  • Tax basis capital account reporting requirements
  • S corporations: Beware of final IRS regulations regarding “open debt”; determine how to calculate basis; worksheets are included; understand the effect of stock basis and debt basis and IRS’s recent focus on “at-risk basis” for shareholders; recognize how AAA applies or doesn’t apply to S corporations; learn to apply the complex basis ordering rules and special elections that can have a big tax result; discuss loss limitation rules in depth; when you can have a taxable dividend in an S corporation; understand distributions of cash and property; understand the post-termination transition rules, and temporary new TCJA post-termination rules for eligible corporations, which will be important for S Corps returning to C corps
  • LLCs and partnerships: Learn the detailed rules of §704 for preventing the shifting of tax consequences among partners or members; learn to calculate basis under §704 & for “at-risk” under §465; recognize how recourse, nonrecourse, and qualified nonrecourse debt can create significantly different tax results; learn the difference between basis and “at-risk basis”; review §754 step-up in basis rules; the economic effect equivalence test or “dumb-but-lucky” rule; learn to apply the complex rules of distribution of cash vs. property, TCJA cleans up the basis treatment of charitable contributions and foreign taxes paid

COURSE LEVEL

Intermediate

PREREQUISITES

Experience in business taxation

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • Qualifies for IRS credit

INSTRUCTOR

Michael Frost

Michael A. Frost, CPA, EA

Michael A. Frost, CPA, EA Mike Frost, CPA, of Jacksonville, Alabama, provides tax consulting, continuing education, and motivational speaking services through his company, Mike Frost Enterprises. Mike is a former shareholder of MDA Professional Group, PC, where he managed the tax department of the Albertville office. Mike has 31 years of experience in public accounting, including but not limited to: Business and individual income tax preparation and planning; mergers and acquisitions; estate, gift, and trust tax preparation; small business consulting; Medicare planning and other elder care; audit representation; and religious groups and clergy. Mike has conducted CPE engagements and seminars throughout the United States and has served as technical advisor for tax articles in The Sand Mountain Reporter, a local newspaper. Mike has been a featured presenter at the Alabama Society of CPAs Annual Meeting and the Federal Tax Clinic held annually at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Mike graduated with "high honors and distinction" from Jacksonville State University with a major in accounting, a minor in finance, and a 4.0 GPA. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants. In addition, he is a graduate of the Tax Planning and Advising for Closely Held Businesses Certificate of Educational Achievement Program sponsored by the AICPA.

PRICING

$269.00 - Member

$289.00 - Nonmember

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Note: Online pre-registration will close on December 19 at 8:30 AM.

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