Hands-On Tax Return Workshop: Partnerships & LLCs (Form 1065) (Webinar)

Code: WX14231

Date Friday, March 20, 2020
Time 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Central Time
Location Online
CPE credits CPE 8.0
of study
Taxes - Technical (8.0)
Instructor J. Patrick Garverick, CPA, MT, CFP
Phoenix Beach, LLC
Standard member fee $229.00
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This case-driven training is designed to get the inexperienced accountant up to speed quickly in the most common areas of partnership, limited liability company (LLC) and limited liability partnership (LLP) taxation. A cornerstone of this course is the preparation of the Form 1065 using a fairly complex trial balance common to most partnership, LLP and LLC income tax returns. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Who should take this program?

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

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). Topics include:
  • Extensive review of the S Corporation tax laws with an emphasis on any new legislative changes including the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) new 20% qualified business income (QBI) deduction and changes to the interest deduction, fringe benefits and entertainment expenses
  • 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 what relevant information related to the 3.8% net investment income tax needs to be reported to the shareholders
  • 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 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
  • Basic overview of the potential S Corporation built in gains tax from the conversion of a C to S Corporation

Learning objective(s)

  • Prepare a complete Form 1065 income tax return and related schedules with minimal review points
  • Understand the partnership income tax law from a tax-form perspective and become more knowledgeable with the information gathering process (i.e. asking the right questions)


Course code Code WX14231
Sponsor CPA Crossings, LLC
NASBA ID#: 108744
Level Basic
Format Group Internet Based
Prerequisites Prereq. None