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Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Webcast

Buying and Selling a Business: Critical Tax and Structuring Issues (E2011123)

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST

Registration: 8:30 AM EST

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8.0 CPE Credits in TX

OVERVIEW

One of the major transactions CPA clients enter is a purchase or disposition of a business. To help tax professionals in advising those clients, this seminar offers a comprehensive analysis of the business and tax aspects of buying and selling a business.

This course features a live instructor and has been specifically designed for the NJCPA.

DESIGNED FOR

All practitioners who will be involved in the sale of a business.

BENEFITS

  • Understand what factors must be considered in due diligence and in developing a valuation
  • Understand the goals and methods of negotiating the final purchase price
  • Identify the different tax consequences for various forms of acquired businesses, including the impact of the Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT) and the §199A pass-through deduction
  • Appreciate §338 and §338(h)(10) elections and the benefits of installment sales
  • Learn how strategies have changed under new tax legislation
  • Understand the required reporting to the IRS regarding the purchase or sale of a business and how to complete the forms

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Overview of the business evaluation process
  • Negotiation points and goals from the buyer and seller standpoints
  • Overview of confidentiality agreements, memorandums of understanding, and asset purchase agreements
  • Recognizing the need for due diligence in acquisitions - checklists of important points
  • Deemed asset sales - Is §338 or §338(h)(10) appropriate?
  • The use of “F reorganizations” in lieu of §338(h)(10)
  • The impact of the §197 amortizable intangibles regulations on the acquisition and disposition of a business
  • How to allocate purchase price for tax advantage
  • Impact of the Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT) and the §199A pass-through deduction on the tax due on the sale of a pass-through entity
  • Changes in strategy under the new tax laws
  • Liquidations as alternatives to sales of a business
  • Planning to avoid double taxation
  • Special problems and opportunities when an S corporation is the buyer or seller
  • Installment sale and interest issues
  • Avoiding tax pitfalls and recognition of tax planning opportunities

COURSE LEVEL

Intermediate

PREREQUISITES

A basic course in partnerships/LLCs; experience with C corporations.

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Course materials are distributed electronically. To access the materials visit My Events. Download to your laptop or tablet prior to the seminar, handouts are added as received.

INSTRUCTOR

Robert Gilwee

Robert M. Gilwee, CPA, MS

Surgent Professional Education

Robert Gilwee, CPA Robert M. Gilwee, Jr. is a partner in the accounting firm Grandizio, Wilkins, Little, & Matthews, LLP in Sparks, Maryland. He has more than 30 years of practice experience in taxation. His background includes assistance in resolving tax-structuring issues using LLCs, S corporations, and other entities. He is a frequent discussion leader on a variety of taxation topics. He received the Top Manuscript Award from Coopers & Lybrand. In 2015, 2016, and 2018, he received the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award because of his consistently high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills.

PRICING

$389.00 - Nonmember

$289.00 - Member

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