|Author :||Danny C Santucci, JD|
|CPE Credits :||3.0|
|IRS Credits :||3|
|Passing Score :||70%|
|Primary Subject-Field Of Study:||
Taxes - Taxes for Course Id 240
This mini-course examines the various ideas, methods, and techniques capable of optimizing the overall compensation package for key employees and principals in small to medium-sized businesses. Qualified and non-qualified deferred compensation, benefit targeting, insurance programs, statutory fringe benefits, interest-free loans, and investment planning are investigated. Consideration is given to indirect compensation in the form of business entertainment, expense accounts, auto use, travel, and transportation. The new field of professional services is probed to provide tax, financial and estate planning to the key executive.
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|Prerequisites :||General understanding of federal income taxation.|
|Experience Level :||Overview|
|Additional Contents :||Complete, no additional material needed|
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|Advance Preparation :||None.|
|Delivery Method :||Self-Study|
|Intended Participants :||Anyone needing Continuing Professional Education (CPE).|
|Revision Date :||19-Dec-2018|
|NASBA Course Declaration :||Participants must complete the final examination within one year of purchase and with a minimum passing grade of 70% or better to receive CPE credit unless otherwise noted on the Course History page (i.e. California Ethics must score 90% or better). After logging in click on the Course History links on your My Courses page for the Begin date and Expire date for the Final Exam.|
|Approved Audience :||
NASBA QAS - NASBA Registry - IRS Enrolled Agents - 240
|Keywords :||Taxes, Getting, Cash, Out, Your, Business, Tax, Mini, Course, cpe, cpa, online course|
|Learning Objectives :||
As a result of studying the assigned materials, you should be able to meet the objectives listed below.ASSIGNMENT
At the start of the materials, participants should identify the following topics for study:
* Avoiding taxable income
* Unreasonable compensation
* Nonqualified deferred compensation
* Basic types of corporate retirement plans
* Individual plans
* Fringe benefits
* Employer-provided automobile
* Business entertainment
* Business travel & transportation
After reading the materials, participants will be able to:
2. Determine compensation to maximize the net dollar return using strategies that involve all aspects of how the client relates to the company for which they may be an owner, employee, or both.
3. Specify the differences between qualified deferred compensation plans and nonqualified deferred compensation plans, and recognize defined contribution plans from defined benefit plans identifying the characteristics of each so that business owners may choose the most suitable plan to accomplish their financial and worker incentive objectives.
4. Recognize the scope and variety of excluded fringe benefits including tax treatment, operational details, and level of incentive-based compensation.
5. Identify the disallowance of entertainment expenses, determine the tax treatment of reimbursements paid under accountable and unaccountable plans, and recognize deductible travel expenses undertaken for business.
6. Specify types of insurance that a company can provide its employees, denies the various types of equity participation available from which companies may choose, and identify the basic types of buy-sell agreements.
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