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Webinar(CA): S Corporations: Tax Planning Ideas and Strategies


Identify and discuss various tax planning opportunities related to the operation of a corporate business with an S corporation election.
Topics range from annual recurring planning to unusual transactions, such as stock redemptions and sale of the corporate business.

Learning Objectives

Understanding the tax consequences of making the S corporation election to the corporation and shareholders.
Understand the application of the “qualified business income” deduction ( IRC 199A).
Determining the tax costs and benefits of making or terminating the S corporation election.
Identifying self employment / FICA – Medicare tax planning opportunities.
Understanding how to plan to minimize the impact of the loss limitation rules.
Identifying tax planning opportunities in years with losses and distributions.
Understanding tax planning ideas when the S election is terminated.
Determining the tax considerations related to buying or selling an S corporation.
Determining when to make the QSUB, Section 338(h)(10), or 336(e) elections.
Identifying tax planning opportunities at the death of the shreholder of an S corporation.
Recall ideas to accomodate a “non-qualified” investor.
Understanding the law related to trusts and tax exempt shareholders including ESOP’s.
To be able to evaluate the risk of disqualification based on a second class of stock.
S corporation election compared to the Section 1202 stock tax incentive.

Major Topics

Overview of the taxation of corporations and shareholder including making the S corporation election
The decision to elect S corporation status;factors to consider
Explanation and analysis of the application of the “qualified business income deduction (IRC 199A)
Self employment tax and S corporations
Distribution tax planning
Planning to minimimize the impact of loss limitations
Tax planning for years with both distributions and losses
Termination Planning
Tax planning regarding transfer of appreciated assets to an S corporation
Buying and selling S corporations;tax planning ideas
Tax considerations of using the QSUB, Section 338(h)(10), or 336(e) elections
Tax issues to consider at death of S corporation shareholder
Stock redemptions as a tax planning tool
Accomodating a “non-qualified” investor
Trusts and tax exempt exempt shareholders
Second class of stock risks
S corporation election compared to Section 1202 stock incentive

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

CPA’s and attorneys.

John McWilliams

Basic understanding of the taxation of individals, corporations, S corporations and partnerships.

Advanced Preparation


Event Information
Dec 11, 2020
7:30 am - 3:00 pm MST
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Webinar(CA): S Corporations: Tax Planning Ideas and Strategies

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