S Corporations Mini-course (3 Hrs)

Current Status
Not Enrolled
Get Started
Course Description

S Corporations Mini-course – 3 hrs. CPE

In this course, the intricacies of setting up and terminating an S corporation are detailed and taxation is discussed. The numerous advantages and disadvantages of this entity 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 Corp 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 Corp is taxed like a partnership, but in other respects, S corporations are taxed like C corporations.

Course Information

Price: $31

This course is included in our Mega CPE Subscription and our Unlimited Tax Bundle.

Course No. M110
Format: Online pdf (74 pages). Printed book available.
Instructional Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study
Prerequisites: General understanding of federal income taxation
Advance Preparation:None
Level: Overview
CPE Credit: 3 hrs.
Field of Study: Taxes: Technical
Course expiration:  You have one year from date of purchase to complete the course.
Course Revision Date: February 2023


Major Topics:
* Advantages & disadvantages
* Subchapter S status
* Termination
* Income & expense
* Built-in gain
* Passive income
* Basis of stocks & debts
* Distributions
* Form 1120S
* Fringe benefits

After reading the materials, participants will be able to:
1. Recognize a client’s potential use of the S corporation format and its tax advantages and disadvantages by: citing the requirements for a Subchapter S  election, identifying eligible S Corp shareholders, specifying the one-class-of–stock regulations, and determining the ways an S Corp election can be terminated.
2. Identify the concepts of Subchapter S taxation by:
a. Recognizing the application of passive income taxation, accumulated adjustments accounts, built-in gains, net operating losses, tax preference items, and potential capital gains taxes,
b. Determining a shareholder’s stock basis from capitalization and loan activity,
c. Specifying the related party rules including their impact on deductions, available fringe benefits, and tax forms to use when filing as an S Corp.

Ratings and Reviews

Avg. Rating
1 Ratings
What's your experience? We'd love to know!
Cindy Sewell
Posted 3 years ago
Excellent material

Excellent material

Preview Image
Show more reviews
What's your experience? We'd love to know!
Course Categories

Leave a Reply