Preparing S Corporation Returns

Summary

When you’re used to preparing individual tax returns and suddenly find yourself faced with preparing your first S corporation return, the task can seem daunting. Many taxpayers utilize S corporations to reduce taxes, so if you’re looking to add the preparation of S corporation returns to your business or to simply get up to speed on the most common areas of S corporation taxation, this is the course for you! Receive the knowledge necessary to accurately prepare Form 1120S, U.S. Income Tax Return for an S Corporation, and the accompanying schedules.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • List the advantages and disadvantages of forming an S corporation.
  • Identify businesses eligible to make the S election.
  • Make an S election, including a late election.
  • Choose a tax year and accounting method for an S corporation.
  • Complete a basic Form 1120S, including Schedules K, K-1, L, M-1, and M-2.
  • Identify income and expense items that differ for book and tax purposes.
  • Determine amounts to pass-through and allocate to each shareholder.
  • Identify separately stated items.
  • Summarize the §179 expense rules for S corporations.

Course Details

This course includes an e-book and exam questions to help you earn CPE. CPE is issued after the exam is successfully completed.






   

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How to Earn CPE

To receive credit for this on-demand webinar, you must make at least one attempt to answer each of the review questions included with the webinar video. You also must successfully pass the course exam with a score of 70% or better.

The course and exam will expire one year from the date of purchase.

Cancellation Policy

​Because this is an online education offering, it is nonrefundable.

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