Hands-On Tax Return Workshop: S Corporations (Form 1120S) - Webcast

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Feb 2, 2023

Registration: 7:30 AM / Program: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Pacific Time

Fees

Member Fee: $309.00
Nonmember Fee: $384.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: -154.00

Description

This case-driven training is designed to get the inexperienced accountant up to speed quickly in the most common areas of S-corporation taxation. The cornerstone of this course is the preparation of the Form 1120S using a fairly complex trial balance common to most S corporation income tax returns.

Date changed for this webcast. Previously advertised date was: 1/12/23

Designed For

Tax return preparers, staff accountants, and paraprofessionals with little or no experience and out of practice public accountants seeking a basic tax return preparation course.

Objectives

Once participants have completed this session, they should be able to:
  • Prepare a complete Form 1120S income tax return and related schedules with minimal review points
  • Understand the S corporation income tax law from a tax-form perspective and become more knowledgeable with the information gathering process (i.e., asking the right questions)

Major Subjects

This session is taught using a Hands-On methodology. Using a comprehensive trial balance, the participant will walk through the steps to prepare a complete and accurate Form 1120S (and related schedules). Each participant will receive a comprehensive S corporation income tax reference manual that includes numerous practice aids, real world examples, new Federal income tax forms and schedules, and Pat Garverick's Quick Reference Chart. Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Extensive review of the S corporation income tax laws with an emphasis on any new legislative
  • Schedule K analysis– determine if income statement items are separately (i.e., schedule K) or non-separately stated income and expense items
  • Discuss how schedule K items get allocated to shareholders on their schedule K-1s
  • Look at detailed Schedule K-1 information reporting to shareholders needed for the qualified business income (QBI) deduction, 3.8% net investment income tax and business interest expense limitations
  • Talk about the unreasonably low officer compensation issues
  • Learn the special tax treatment of fringe benefits paid to 2% shareholders and family members
  • Schedule M-1 – calculate the reconciliation of income or loss per books with income or loss per income tax return
  • Schedule M-2 – detailed step-by-step calculation of the AAA, PTI, E&P and OAA accounts
  • Basic overview of the tax treatment of distributions including when a S corporation has prior C corporation earnings and profits (E&P)
  • Review the importance and basics of calculating a shareholder's stock and debt basis
  • Basic overview of the potential S corporation built in gains tax from the conversion of a C to S corporation


Did you know? The OSCPA member rate for CPE courses is extended to all OSCPA members and their employees who are not eligible for OSCPA membership. Members of other state CPA societies are also eligible for member rates.

After adding the course(s) to your cart, click "Apply Discounts" and select either "This person is an uncertified staff of an OSCPA member" or "This person is a member of another state CPA society."

If you would like to register for this event, please contact OSCPA at 800-255-1470, 503-641-7200, or email profdev@orcpa.org.


Leaders

Patrick Garverick

Pat

J. Patrick (Pat) Garverick is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who began his career in public accounting in 1988 after obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) in Accounting from The Ohio State University. After receiving his Master of Taxation (MT) degree from Arizona State University in 1992, Mr. Garverick began operating his own tax and financial planning business. He also started writing, reviewing, and teaching tax and financial planning continuing professional education courses around the country. In addition to being a CPA, Pat is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). Pat has presented continuing education sessions since 1993 throughout the country and has won awards for both his skills as an instructor as well as for the content he has created. During his time in college Pat earned a letter as a member of the Ohio State Basketball squad. He remains a stanch supporter of the sports programs at his alma mater.

(3/19/21)