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Understanding Basis: Simpler Than You Think!

Course Price: N/A
CPE Credits
5
Advanced Preparation
None
Course Level
Intermediate
Prerequisite
Knowledge of Federal Income Tax Law
IRS CPE
5
NASBA CPE
5
CTEC CPE
5
Author
Paul La Monaca CPA, MST
Course Description

This course will review the basic principles for the proper determination and calculation of tax basis for Federal Income Tax purposes. The course will review how basis is determined and how the annual adjustments are derived over the lifetime of a capital asset up to the time of the disposition in order to determine gain or loss and the impact on the owners of the business entity.

In addition, the session will review the investment basis of a partner of a partnership; a shareholder of a corporation with emphasis on S-Corporation shareholders and real estate ownership. Basis limitation issues for calculating allowable losses will be discussed and illustrated.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the participants will have a better understanding of the principles of federal income tax basis as it applies to acquisition of capital assets, partnership ownership interest, shareholder ownership interest for both the investment in a C-Corporation and a Subchapter S-Corporation. The participant will be better equipped to discuss basis investment, deductions and limitations to their clients and how to handle the carryforward to the next tax year.

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Administration:
Refunds
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Disclaimer
  • materials and presentations are intended to stimulate thought and discussion and to provide attendees useful ideas and guidance in the areas of federal taxation and administration. These materials as well as the comments of the instructors do not constitute and should not be treated as tax advice regarding the use of any tax procedure, tax planning technique, device or suggestion, or any of the tax consequences associated with them.
  • Although the NSTP has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the materials and the seminar presentation, neither the author, the presenter nor the National Society of Tax Professionals assumes any responsibility for any individual’s reliance on the written or oral information presented during the presentation. Each attendee should verify independently all statements made in the materials, and during the seminar presentation, before applying them to a particular fact pattern and should determine independently the tax and other consequences of using any device, technique, or suggestion before recommending the same to a client or implementing the same on behalf of a client, or on the attendee’s own behalf.
  • materials & presentations are fully protected under copyright law. Any attempt to copy for resale, distribution, or use other than personal use for tax preparation will be fully prosecuted of the law.
Testing Policy
  • require a test for CPE. 3 attempts are allowed.
  • You have 1 (one) year from date of purchase to complete the course by taking the test.
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