Surgent's 2016 Annual Tax Planning Guide for S Corporations, Partnerships, & LLCs (TPGS16)
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When: 11/07/2016
8:30 AM until 4:30 PM
Where: Doubletree by Hilton Lafayette
1521 W. Pinhook Road
Lafayette, Louisiana 
United States
Presenter: Jonathan S. Ingber

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Acronym TPGS16
CPE 8 hours
Vendor Surgent McCoy CPE
Level Intermediate
Prerequisite A basic course in partnership theory and S corporation theory.
Adv Prep None
Who should attend

CPAs in public accounting and industry who want to learn planning strategies relevant to S corporations, partnerships, and LLCs

Registration Early Bird
(through 10/23)
(after 10/23)
Member $289 $339
CPA Non-Member $389 $439

The Member rate applies to LCPA members, reciprocal state society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.


As long as LLCs, partnerships, and S corporations form the backbone of many CPAs' practices, in-depth knowledge of all tax aspects of these entities will be essential. The purpose of this practical course is to focus on planning issues in creating, operating, and liquidating S corporations, partnerships, and LLCs. This course is essential for CPAs in public accounting and industry who advise these entities or their investors.


  • Identify current issues that practitioners are most often called on to address
  • Be familiar with planning techniques employed in dealing with the life cycle of pass-through entities
  • Distinguish the roles S corporations and partnerships/LLCs play in the changing tax environment
  • Be familiar with the results of case studies that reinforce key learning concepts


  • Update on latest cases, rulings, and regulations
  • How to handle liabilities of LLCs
  • Planning opportunities and pitfalls in determining basis -- recourse and nonrecourse debt issues for LLCs, and much more
  • Partnership planning – Structuring partnership distributions and transfers of interests
  • The growing use of targeted allocations
  • Optional basis adjustments – §§754 and 732(d)
  • Basis and distribution issues in the S corporation
  • Redemptions and liquidations of S corporations
  • Compensation in S corporations
  • Sale of a partnership – the best planning concepts
  • What you need to know about family pass-throughs – Estate planning, family income splitting, and compensation planning
  • Partnership and LLC allocations
  • Late-breaking tax legislation, with emphasis on its impact on pass-throughs and their owners