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16BSPOB: Buying and Selling a Privately Owned Business

If you have questions about this event, please call us at 952-831-2707.

Date Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time 8:30am - 4:30pm
Central Time
Location Minnesota Society of CPAs
1650 W 82nd St Ste 600
Bloomington, MN 55431-1458
Map & directions
CPE credits CPE 8.0
of study
Taxes - Technical (8.0)
Instructor Mark Sellner, CPA, JD, LLM (taxation)
Sellner Tax Consulting, LLC
Standard Member Fee $299.00
Standard Nonmember Fee $349.00


Whether you're planning for the purchase or sale of a business, make sure you know the special tax insights that will help you get the upper hand in the deal. Explore the latest insights, tax-saving ideas and strategic planning opportunities to help your company or clients structure tax-smart transactions related to buying or selling the business.

Who should take this program?

CPAs and tax advisers of business entities

Major subjects

  • Taxation of employment, non-compete and consulting agreements
  • IRS approach to the sale of personal goodwill
  • Partnership, LLC and S Corporation transactions and their impact on the business
  • Holding company formations, stock sales and asset sales
  • Tax consequences of buying or selling stock vs. assets
  • Conversion of a disregarded entity to a partnership or LLC
  • Use of Sec. 338(h)(10) and new Sec. 336(e) for S Corporation sales
  • How the partnership rules apply to S Corporation transactions
  • How to apply the sales price allocation rules to increase after-tax proceeds

Learning objective(s)

  • Understand how to apply strategic tax planning opportunities when buying or selling a privately owned business


Course code Code 16BSPOB
Sponsor MNCPA
NASBA ID#: 139884
Level Intermediate
Format Group Live
Prerequisites Prereq. Experience with business taxation recommended.

If you have questions about this event, please call us at 952-831-2707.

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