CPE Course Surgent's Top 50 Business Tax Mistakes Practitioners Make and How to Fix Them (BTBB)

December 30, 2017

9:00 AM — 5:00 PM

Location Webinar

Member Price $219.00
Non-member Price $249.00

Curriculum Taxation

Field of Interest

Level Intermediate

Designed For

CPAs who wish to get a broader insight into tax planning by understanding the significant mistakes professionals can make and how to avoid them

8.00 credits

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  • Discuss business transactions that have significant tax effects and the need to do proper tax planning
  • Describe the most substantial mistakes that practitioners can make in dealing with the tax aspects of businesses


  • Don't get caught watching the paint dry
  • IRS battles against blind basis
  • Pernicious precedents in payroll penalties
  • So what is next with the Department of Labor
  • Can I amend prior returns to correct an impermissible accounting method?
  • S Corporations: Just what is causing inadvertent terminations today, which happens more than you think; and errors in basis, structuring debt, distributions and liquidation
  • LLCs and partnerships: Mistakes in allocation of debt, fringe benefits, unreimbursed expenses; oversight in not taking into account limitations at the entity level; and pension issues
  • C Corporations: Keeping a stock redemption a capital transaction; and why small business owners should consider taking dividends
  • Travel and entertainment: tricks and traps
  • Related party transactions: explore business issues and the significant tax problems that can occur with failure to recognize a related party transaction
  • Is there a flexible standard of law for small closely held businesses?


Dennis P. Benvie MS, CPA


Experience with business clients


Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC

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