Corporate Tax Series

Corporate Taxation (Updated)

Course Overview:
This course examines and explains the basics of corporate taxation. The focus is on regular or C corporations, their formation, and operation under tax law. The advantages and disadvantage of corporations are examined; incorporation and capitalization issues are discussed; and, basic tax rates and specialty taxes are reviewed. The tax treatment of operational expenses and deductions are outlined, and accounting periods and methods are explored. Finally, the dangers of multiple corporations and corporate distributions are highlighted.



Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
1. Recognize regular corporation elements, specify their advantages and disadvantages specifying tax treatment, and determine how to distinguish them from Personal Service Corporations (PSCs).
2. Identify Sec. 351 requirements for tax-free incorporation, recognize the impact of the transfer of money, property or both by prospective shareholders, and determine the availability of Sec. 1244 for stock losses and Sec. 195 for amortization of start-up expenditures.
3. Recognize the repeal of the corporate alternative minimum tax, specify the corporate tax consequences of capital gains and losses, and recognize ways to avert the accumulated earnings trap identifying the potential use of the accumulated earnings credit.
4. Determine accounting periods and methods available to corporations and specify the tax consequences of liquidating property distributions.

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Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

General understanding of federal income taxation.

Speaker / Author:

Danny earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California at Irvine in 1969. He received his Juris Doctorate from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley in 1972, at which time he began practice as a tax attorney in Southern California.

His legal career started with the business and litigation firm of Edwards, Edwards and Ashton. Later he joined the Century City entertainment firm of Bushkin, Gaims, Gaines & Jonas working for many well-known celebrities. In 1980, Danny established the law firm of Santucci, Potter and Leanders, in Irvine, California. With increasing lecture and writing commitments, Danny went into sole practice in 1995. His practice emphasizes business taxation, real estate law and estate planning.

Danny has been an officer and active member in various organizations including the Glendale Bar Association, Century City Bar Association, 0range County and Los Angeles County Bar Associations, California State Bar Association, Toastmasters and Lions Club. He has been admitted to practice before all California and federal courts including the United States Tax Court and the United States Supreme Court.

Serving as a lecturer for the Continuing Education of the Bar of California, Golden Gate University, and numerous state C.P.A. societies, Danny teaches a variety of tax, business and real estate courses. Danny is in demand all across the country as a speaker for all levels of professional and civic organizations and numerous major seminar circuits.

The author of 28 texts, Danny speaks to over 2,000 people per month and travels more than 150,000 miles annually. He is listed in “Who’s Who in Creative Real Estate” and is admitted to the American Exchangor’s Hall of Fame.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Windows or Mac OS

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Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $49.90

Details

Course Code : 99SANT01-v2

Release Date : 11/30/2018
Expire Date : 11/30/2020
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Overview
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Taxes

Theme : Corporate Tax Series

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