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Tax planning and tax-informed decision making can make the difference between business survival and going out of business. This program concentrates on the critical tax planning ideas and strategies that tax advisors with business owners as clients must be aware of so that they can help their clients apply them and benefit from them when circumstances dictate. Any tax practitioner wishing to be up to date with the latest available strategies to help businesses survive and even flourish in tough economic times cannot miss this program.


  • Advise and alert business owners to new tax changes that could detrimentally or beneficially impact them
  • Help clients cope with the 3.8% tax on net investment income

Major Topics

  • Factors to consider when choosing a business entity
  • Maximizing depreciation deductions
  • Dealing with the 3.8% tax - how to minimize and avoid it
  • What to do if you think you are a “large employer”—reducing or minimizing the employer penalty for not offering health insurance
  • Minimizing self-employment tax for S corporation shareholders and members in multiple-member limited liability companies
  • Anticipate business exit strategies that minimize tax when a business is sold
  • Taking advantages of the business favorable provisions of the PATH Act
  • Current and late breaking legislative and regulatory developments that could affect tax planning strategy

Designed For

Any tax practitioner who wishes to understand the latest tax strategies available to help small- and medium-sized businesses and their owners cope with the economic challenges that face them; any tax practitioner who wishes to understand the latest tax pl


Basic understanding of the tax rules dealing with forming and operating a small business organized as an S corporation, a multiple-member LLC, or a Schedule C

You will receive an email from Surgent CPE with instructions to view this on-demand webcast.