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Date and Time: Thursday, June 9 – 10:00 am – 11:50 am EST

Description: A detailed analysis of the calculations related to determining an S shareholder’s tax basis for S corporation shares and loans, including how to use the Form 1120S, Schedule K-1 information for basis determination. An illustrative example demonstrates how the process works, as well as the many potential pitfalls.

Learning Objectives:

  • Distinguish the tax issues related to S corporation owner’s basis for shares and loans from formation through operations
  • Determine strategies of a sale and/or liquidation
  • Analyze how S corporation losses impact Form 1040 Schedule E-reporting

Program Content:

  • Calculation of basis when the entity is formed including the impact of contributed property
  • Explains the importance of shareholder loans to the entity
  • Illustrate the mechanics of the basis determination process
  • Discusses how basis is impacted by distributions of corporation property and sale/or liquidation of the S corporation interest
  • Discusses how S corporation losses impact Form 1040 Schedule E reporting
  • How to get from the Schedule K-1 information to the basis calculations
  • New Form 7203

    Who should attend: CPAs working in public accounting firms and/or working for S corporations and seeking a deeper knowledge of reporting shareholder basis.

    Program Level: Intermediate

    Developed By: Federal Tax Workshops, Inc

    Instructor: Steven C. Dilley, CPA, JD, PhD

    CPE Credit: 2

    Field of Study: Taxes

    Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of S corporation taxation.

    Advanced Preparation: None

    Price: $59

    Steven C. Dilley, CPA, JD, PhD

    Steve is President of Federal Tax Workshops, Inc., where for over 40 years, he has developed and presented continuing education seminars and webinars on tax, accounting and ethics topics for accountants and attorneys throughout the country. He is nationally known for his knowledge of the financial, accounting, and tax problems of the closely held business and has published numerous articles on these topics.

    In addition, Steve is a Professor Emeritus of Accounting at Michigan State University, East Lansing, where he taught tax accounting. He has been received the “Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award” in Michigan, as well as the MSU Accounting and Information Systems Department Outstanding Teacher Award.

    Course materials are only available to students enrolled in the course