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Webinar (CA): S Corporation Taxation: Comprehensive—Form 1120S


Obtain a comprehensive review of the laws and regulations impacting S corporations. Be updated on the IRS’ compliance campaign that targets the improper reporting and calculations of stock basis and distributions. Learn how to properly calculate and then report critical S corporation tax items that generate most IRS audit adjustments. Course topics cover issues such as S corporation qualifications, making and keeping the S election, reasonable compensation, taxation of distributions, the use of Qualified Subchapter S Subsidiaries, allocation of annual operating income and loss, S corporation tax reporting elections and learning the proper method to calculate the basis of stock and debt amounts.

Learning Objectives

• Identify how to form a qualified entity and elect S corp status
• Determine how to properly allocate income and loss items to shareholders on their individual Schedule K-1.
• Calculate an S corporations’ initial basis in its assets as well as a shareholder’s stock and debt basis in the S corporation.
• Recognize three main reasons for calculating a shareholder’s basis in an S corp.
• Calculate annual adjustments to a shareholders’ stock and debt basis and determine if losses and deductions are limited on the shareholders’ individual income tax return.
• Calculate the three major taxes attributable to S corporations.
• Learn how to calculate AAA and OAA account for an S corporation.
• Understand the impact of stock redemptions on the AAA and E&P accounts.
• Review basic tax compliance requirements including all of the major S corporation entity tax elections.

Major Topics

• Discuss all new legislative, administrative, and judicial changes affecting S corporation and shareholders.
• Learn how to qualify and to make the S corporation election.
• Learn the qualifications for S corporation stock ownership.
• Understand how to calculate initial and annual stock and debt basis amounts and the three reasons why they are maintained.
• Understand the four loss limitation rules applied on the shareholder’s individual income tax return (i.e., basis, at-risk, passive, and excess business loss limitations).
• Understand the proper tax treatment and reporting of a distribution from the S corporation to a shareholder.
• Learn how to calculate the three S corporation taxes.
• Learn how to calculate AAA and OAA account for an S corporation.
• Determine the impact of health insurance, the net investment income tax, qualified business income tax deduction and unreasonable compensation issues on the reporting function of the S corporation.

California CPA Education Foundation
Course Level
CPE Field of Study
Who Should Attend

Tax professionals.

Troy Lewis

General knowledge in individual and S corporation income taxation.

Advanced Preparation

This webinar is produced by CalCPA. You will receive your login link/instructions and Certificate of Attendance directly from this third-party vendor. It is important that you review your COCPA confirmation for details on receiving your login instructions and COA from said vendor.

Event Information
Nov 10, 2021
9:00 am - 4:30 pm MDT
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Webinar (CA): S Corporation Taxation: Comprehensive—Form 1120S

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