The intricacies of setting up and terminating an S corporation in this course are detailed and taxation is discussed. This entity’s numerous advantages and disadvantages are identified to help practitioners determine whether the S corporation is most suitable for their clients. Eligible domestic corporations can avoid double taxation by electing to be treated as an S corporation under the rules of Subchapter S. Subchapter S provides an optional method of corporate taxation and allows small business corporations to elect unusual tax treatment. The S corporation is taxed like a partnership, but in other respects, S corporations are taxed like C corporations.
Advantages and disadvantages. S corporation status. Termination. Income and expense. Built-in gain. Passive income. Basis of stocks and debts. Distributions. Form 1120S. Fringe benefits.
CPAs and other tax professionals.
Recognize a client’s potential use of the S corporation format and its tax advantages and disadvantages by citing the requirements for an S corporation election, identifying eligible S corporation shareholders, specifying the one-class-of-stock regulations, and determining the ways an S corporation election can be terminated. Identify the concepts of S corporation taxation by Recognizing the application of passive income taxation, accumulated adjustments accounts, built-in gains, net operating losses, tax preference items, and potential capital gains taxes. Determining a shareholder’s stock basis from capitalization and loan activity. Specifying the related party rules including their impact on deductions, available fringe benefits, and tax forms to use when filing as an S corporation.
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