Webcast: Top 50 Business Tax Mistakes Practitioners Make and How to Fix Them (XSBTBB217)
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If only we could see ourselves as others see us. Learn the traps taxpayers fall into – before you make the mistake. Attend this enjoyable yet very informative course that focuses on the law while exploring some of the top errors made in compliance and tax planning for business entities. The study of the law underlying the tax or practice issue will assist practitioners in satisfying their professional standards of practice and will help in preparing business tax returns. Avoid these missteps, p

 Export to Your Calendar 12/30/2017
When: 12/30/2017
8:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
SURGENT
BTBB-2017-01-WEBNR-364-01
United States
Presenter: Dennis Benvie, MS, CPA


Online registration is available until: 12/28/2017
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Acronym XSBTBB217
CPE 8 hours
Vendor Surgent
Category
Taxation
Level Intermediate
Prerequisite Experience with business clients
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for CPAs who wish to get a broader insight into tax planning by understanding the significant mistakes professionals can make and how to avoid them
Registration
Member $219
CPA Non-Member $319

The Member rate applies to LCPA members, other 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.

Course Description

If only we could see ourselves as others see us. Learn the traps taxpayers fall into – before you make the mistake. Attend this enjoyable yet very informative course that focuses on the law while exploring some of the top errors made in compliance and tax planning for business entities. The study of the law underlying the tax or practice issue will assist practitioners in satisfying their professional standards of practice and will help in preparing business tax returns. Avoid these missteps, plan for a better tax result, and benefit from a wealth of knowledge that can be applied to practice.

Objectives

  • Discuss business transactions that have significant tax effects and the need to do proper tax planning
  • Describe the most substantial mistakes that practitioners can make in dealing with the tax aspects of businesses

Topics

  • Don't get caught watching the paint dry
  • Current practice issues regarding basis, and a new look at debt vs equity
  • Keeping an eye on possible upcoming changes, including those from the Department of Labor
  • Can I amend prior returns to correct an impermissible accounting method?
  • S Corporations: Just what is causing inadvertent terminations today, which happens more than you think; and errors in basis, structuring debt, distributions and liquidation
  • LLCs and partnerships: Mistakes in allocation of debt, fringe benefits, unreimbursed expenses; oversight in not taking into account limitations at the entity level; and pension issues
  • C Corporations: Keeping a stock redemption a capital transaction; and why small business owners should consider taking dividends
  • Travel and entertainment: tricks and traps
  • Related party transactions: explore business issues and the significant tax problems that can occur with failure to recognize a related party transaction
  • Is there a flexible standard of law for small closely held businesses?