S Corporations: Distributions, Stock Basis and Loss Limitations Webcast | 4203331A

Course Details

Date

Thursday, June 11, 2020

7:00am – 9:00am
(Registration: 6:30am)

Field of Study

Taxation

Course Number

4203331A

CPE Credit

2.0 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge

Overview

Vendor

CalCPA Education Foundation

Prerequisites

Understanding the basics of taxation of indivduals, corporations, S corporations and partnerships.

Description




Making the S election avoids double taxation for corporate operations after the election is effective. Consider the special rules related to adjusting the stock adjusted basis, distributions and loss limitations.
Rules surrounding the S election are necessary to accomplish the single level of tax at the shareholder level. Evaluate the details of the adjustments to stock basis. Cover descriptions and illustrations regarding calculation of the "accumulated adjustment account" (AAA) and determination of whether a distribution is from AAA.
Loss limitation rules will be explained and illustrated with a special focus on complications arising when both distributions and losses occur in the same taxable year. Also, take into account the tax considerations of losses reducing the adjusted basis in shareholder loans. Identify and evaluate tax planning opportunities and strategies.

Highlights





Details of the stock basis adjustments when an S election is effective
Rules that characterize distributions to S corporation shareholders either as potential stock basis reductions or dividend income
Definition of "accumulated adjustment account" (AAA)
Special rule when there is a "net negative adjustment"
The rule limiting losses to stock and shareholder loans to the corporation
The tax complications related to using shareholder loans to the corporation to deduct losses
The basis adjustment ordering rules when there are losses and distribution in same taxable year
Tax planning opportunities and strategies

Objectives





Recognize the adjustments to stock basis rules.
Characterize the tax treatment of a distribution based on the ability to determine the balance in the accumulated adjustment account (AAA).
Apply the loss limitation rules considering both stock and debt basis.
Determine the tax consequences of distributions made in the same year that there is a loss.
Identify and evaluate tax planning opportunities and strategies.

Designed For




CPAs and attorneys.

Course Pricing

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

$75.00
Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

$101.00
Your Price $101.00

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