Webinar (AICPA): Tax Planning for Small Businesses


Solid tax planning strategies are essential for your corporate and small business clients. Join us as we explore state-of-the-art planning ideas and tax-saving strategies to keep more of your client’s money in their pockets. We’ll answer the tough questions and show you what strategies are best for your clients as a result of the most recent tax reform. Webcast materials include the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) tax reform law.

Learning Objectives

– Identify important tax considerations for the small business at each stage of its life.

– Differentiate entity type options available for small businesses.

– Calculate the Qualified Business Income deduction under Section 199A.

– Identify the pros and cons choosing an entity type after passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

– Choose the correct tax treatment for fringe benefits granted to partners and S corporation shareholders.

– Choose the most effective strategy for depreciation of business tangible property.

– Compare IRS concerns regarding reasonable compensation for an S corporation owner versus a C corporation owner.

– Apply tax knowledge to help create an efficient and effective estate plan for a client.

– Analyze a client’s need for a buy-sell agreement.

– Select a tax accounting method that is appropriate for a business.

– Recognize tax issues involved in the exit of a shareholder from a corporation.

– Select among ways to dispose of or liquidate a business in a tax-efficient manner.

Major Topics

Key Topics

– Starting a business—the tax life of a business

– Selecting a business entity type

– The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Section 199A and the Qualified Business Income deduction

– Accounting Methods – Compensation of owners—hiring family members

– Reasonable Compensation

– Depreciation, Section 179 and bonus depreciation

– Transactions with owners

– Buy-Sell and Noncompete agreements

– Exiting the business—special exit techniques

Course Level
CPE Field of Study
Who Should Attend
Tax professionals

Basic knowledge of business taxation

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Jan 29, 2020
11:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
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