QBI and Choosing a Business Entity Self-Study


In this valuable course, we will review qualified business income (QBI) from the standpoint of the entity and complete several case studies. Choosing an entity for your client is also important, as each type has its pros and cons when it comes to filing taxes. We’ll analyze switching entities and the tax consequences associated with that change. We’ll also illustrate the changing tax laws to maximize deductions for partners, shareholders and self-employed individuals.


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

  • Outline the rules regarding QBI
  • Identify which taxpayers can take the deduction for QBI
  • Calculate QBI and the QBI deduction
  • Identify filing requirements for entities passing through QBI to partners and shareholders
  • Correctly report income and expenses to adhere to QBI rules
  • Complete Forms 1065 and 1120S for clients with QBI and compare with Schedule C
  • Apply entity selection strategy to case studies
  • Discuss requirements and consequences to change business entities
  • Illustrate how an S corporation changes its business entity

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 self-study course, you must successfully pass the course exam with a score of 70% or better.

Self-study courses and exams generally expire one year from the date of purchase. The AFTR course expires on December 31 of each year as required by the IRS.

Cancellation Policy

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

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