Slashing Taxes for Your Small Business Clients

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This course is 8.00 credits
Dennis Riley
Facility Name
Four Points by Sheraton Norwood
Facility Address
1125 Boston Providence Tpke
PO Box 9102
Norwood, MA 02062-5001
Field of Study
Course Level
American Institute of CPAs


Dennis Riley

Dennis Riley, CPA, MBA, has more than 25 years of experience in accounting, consulting, tax preparation, and government representation. He specializes in the tax and business needs of individuals, families, and entrepreneurial small businesses. The Vision Project identified him as an early adopter of new technology and new integrations of accounting and consulting information. He is a frequent lecturer on topics related to taxation and closely-held businesses. Riley's experience includes a range of services including negotiations with federal and state government tax authorities, offers in compromise, closing agreements, strategic business plans, litigation support, record reconstruction, business formation and dissolution, problem solving, and tax preparation. He has resolved multiple-year filing issues, organization issues, and business transition problems.
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Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019
8:45am – 4:30pm

Solid tax planning strategies are essential for your corporate and small business clients. Join us as we explore state-of-the-art planning ideas and tax-saving strategies to keep more of your client's money in their pockets. We'll answer the tough questions and show you what strategies are best for your clients as a result of the most recent tax reform. Course materials include the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) tax reform law.

This seminar qualifies for the Workforce Training Express Fund program. The course code for this program is 1121332  Click here for more details:

Designed For

CPAs looking for innovative tax planning and savings techniques to solve client problems

Course Objectives

Learning Objectives When you complete this course you will be able to: 

  •  Identify important tax considerations for the small business at each stage of its life. 
  •  Differentiate entity type options available for small businesses. 
  •  Select an appropriate strategy for compliance with the Affordable Care Act employer provisions. 
  •  Differentiate the various ways in which LLC owners may be subject to self-employment taxes. 
  •  Choose the correct tax treatment for fringe benefits granted to partners and S corporation shareholders. 
  •  Choose the most effective strategy for depreciation of business tangible property. 
  •  Identify opportunities for timing of section 1231 losses.
  • Compare tax impacts of various methods of leaving a partnership. 
  •  Recognize tax issues involved in the exit of a shareholder from a corporation. 
  •  Select among ways to dispose of or liquidate a business in a taxefficient manner.

Major Subjects

Topics Discussed 

  •  Starting a business-the tax life of a business 
  •  Selecting a business entity type 
  •  Retirement Plan Options 
  •  Complying with the Affordable Care Act 
  •  Compensation of owners-hiring family members
  • Reasonable Compensation
  • Tangible property regulations
  • Managing section 1231 losses
  • Transactions with owners
  • Buy-Sell and Noncompete agreements 
  •  Exiting the business-special exit techniques


Basic knowledge of business taxation


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