Advanced Technical Tax Forms Training-LLCs, S Corporations, and Partnerships (CORALVILLE)

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Special Notes

  • IMPORTANT: ISCPA CPE course manuals are now all paperless. No printed copies will be distributed onsite. eMaterials will be available to download 5-7 days prior to the course in the My CPE Tracker section of the ISCPA website. Learn more here.
  • This program has been approved for 8 hours of IRS CE credit for Enrolled Agents (EA) and Registered Tax Return Preparers (RTRP) with PTIN numbers. Please complete and return the request form prior to the program if you are an EA or RTRP and would like to receive IRS CE credit.

Fields of Interest

  • Taxation-Corporate

Curriculum

  • Taxation

Prerequisites

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

Designed For

CPAs and other business professionals involved in planning, preparing or reviewing complex returns

Objectives

To help experienced staff avoid costly mistakes by addressing advanced preparation issues when dealing with flow-through entities.

Highlights

  • Advanced technical practice and reporting issues for all entities – Why are manhole covers round?
  • Taking initiative in difficult assignments, can you deliver the QBI message? Full coverage of §199A qualified business income, its calculation, limitations, and examples as applied to partnerships, LLCs, and S corporations
  • How much has the cost of operating as a C Corporation gone down?
  • What’s next at DOL, coupled with the grammar police
  • IRS battles against blind basis
  • What is terminating S corporations today?
  • A proposed new tax form for S corp basis, designed to be attached to individual returns
  • Can I amend prior returns to correct an impermissible accounting method?
  • Depreciation schedules are becoming shorter due to tax-friendly safe harbors
  • How §179 limitations affect basis in partnership, LLC, and S corporations
  • 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
  • Capital account adjustments with admission of new member/partner
  • Special allocation issues of §704, including economic effect, the “dumb-but-lucky” rule, and substantiality
  • Social Security Issues—CBO’s proposals geared for commencement in the next decade
  • Special allocations (allocating a taxable gain that has a book loss)
  • Review of final regulations on S corporation “open debt”
  • Basis neither increased by phantom income, nor reduced by non-deducted pass-through losses
  • Taxable distribution in excess of basis and reporting issues to shareholders
  • Battling employee vs. independent contractor questions and the Voluntary Classification Settlement Program (VCSP)
  • Pernicious precedents in payroll penalties; enforcement activities are hot
  • Final regulations for allocating depreciation recapture to partners and members of LLCs
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Instructors

Dennis P. Benvie

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Dennis P. Benvie is a managing member of Surgent CPE In addition to instructing continuing professional education seminars for 27 years, he also writes, edits, and/or updates many Surgent McCoy publications. He consistently receives high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills, and has been recognized as The Outstanding Discussion Leader of the Year, awarded by the state of Indiana. Prior to becoming a member partner of Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC, Dennis spent 15 years as a partner with a local Cincinnati CPA firm. He has 30+ years of public accounting experience specializing in tax, accounting, and management advisory for closely held businesses and individuals. His background also includes association with a tax attorney's office and instructing accounting classes as adjunct accounting faculty of local state universities. Mr. Benvie is a graduate of Miami (Ohio) University, degree in Accountancy, and has also earned a Masters of Science in Taxation degree from the University of Cincinnati.

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