Webcast: S Corporation Fundamentals (WBSCF316)
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When: 12/12/2016
9:30 AM until 4:45 PM
Where: Webcast
United States
Presenter: J. William Harden, PhD, CPA, ChFC

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Acronym WBSCF316
CPE 8 hours
Vendor AICPA
Level Basic
Yellow Book No
Prerequisite None
Who should attend Staff and senior associates in public accounting who assist clients with tax compliance for closely held S Corporations
Members $249
CPA Non-Members $319

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This webcast is a comprehensive introduction to the nature of S corporations and how they are treated for income tax purposes. We will examine some of the advantages and disadvantages of incorporation and then go through the requirements for electing to be an S corporation. We will also review the rules for operating an S corporation.


When you complete this webcast you will be able to:

  • Determine when an S Corporation may be advantageous for a business.
  • Identify the requirements that must be met to qualify as an S corporation.
  • Recognize individuals and entities that are eligible to own S corporation stock.
  • Determine how to make a proper S corporation election.
  • Determine income or loss that passes through to the shareholder.
  • Define and explain the concept of distributions.
  • Recognize active and passive income and determine material participation as it relates to an individual S corporation shareholder.


  • Qualifications of S corporations
  • Election, termination, and revocation
  • Choice of year-end
  • Allocations of profits and losses
  • Distributions and shareholder basis
  • Reporting and filing requirements
  • Conversion of C corporation with prior retained earnings
  • Passive Activity Rules, Fringe Benefits, and Other Considerations