Tax Considerations and Consequences for Closely Held Businesses (CHTX16)
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When: 11/28/2016
8:30 AM until 4:30 PM
Where: Wyndham Shreveport
1419 E. 70th Street
Shreveport, Louisiana 
United States
Presenter: Michael Frost

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Acronym CHTX
CPE 8 hours
Vendor AICPA
Level Intermediate
Prerequisite Experience in business taxation
Adv Prep None
Who should attend

Managers and partners in public accounting who assist clients with tax planning and transactions, and owners and CFOs of closely held businesses

Registration Early Bird
(through 11/9)
(after 11/9)
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.

AICPA members receive an additional $30 off the registration fee for this course.

Discount made at the time of checkout. Qualifying members should have received a promo code via email – if you are unsure whether you qualify, or you lost/never received your code, please call the LCPA Member Service Center at 504.464.1040 or 800.288.5272.


Provide insightful recommendations for the challenges faced by your closely held business clients. Employ smart business decisions that will minimize the tax burden, not only on the business, but also on the owners. The concepts are uniquely laid out in the course to allow you to easily and quickly identify those tax-saving strategies that fit your client’s situation.


  • Recognize developing tax issues that are impacted by the business’ operations.
  • Recall key points concerning strategies relating to benefits, choice of entity, basis considerations, financing alternatives, passive activity, nexus, cancellation of debt, bankruptcy, and compensation.
  • Recall how to implement strategies to reduce the taxes paid by the business.
  • Recognize and plan for the impact of the business taxes upon the owners of the business.


  • Entity options
  • Compensation
  • Retirement plans and deferred compensation
  • Passive activities and at-risk issues
  • Shareholder/partner basis
  • Insolvency and bankruptcy
  • Business losses
  • Distressed properties
  • Tax credits
  • Succession planning
  • Multistate taxation