Surgent's Reducing a Business Owner Client's Exposure to Social Security and Self-Employment Taxes (REXE)

Course Details

Date

Monday, November 2, 2020

7:00am – 9:00am

Field of Study

Taxation

Course Number

SU0373

CPE Credit

2.0 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge

Intermediate

Vendor

Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of individual income tax

Description

Many business owner clients wish to minimize their Social Security and self-employment tax liabilities. This course provides tax practitioners with the background to understand what kinds of income constitute self-employment income and earned income. It covers strategies that can be used to reduce clients' exposure to the self-employment tax and Social Security tax.

Highlights

  • Section 1402(a)(1) exclusions from the definition of self-employment income
  • Application of the SE tax to members of limited liability companies
  • Taking a self-employed owner's health insurance deductions against self-employment tax
  • How using the S corporation and the MMLLC treated as a partnership can help reduce an individual's exposure to self-employment tax
  • How hiring a spouse and/or child helps reduce self-employment tax
  • Differentiating between income treated as self- employment income and income that is not self-employment income

Objectives

  • Determine when avoiding earned income/SE income works favorably for the client
  • Understand how hiring a spouse and/or child helps reduce self-employment tax
  • Differentiate between income treated as self- employment income and income that is not self-employment income

Designed For

Tax practitioners who advise clients with regard to their self-employment tax liability

Course Pricing

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

$89.00
Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

$119.00
Your Price $119.00

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