Practical Guide to S Corporations (7th Edition)

Author(s): Michael Schlesinger

Published: Oct 29, 2015
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ISBN: 9780808041078
Product Number: 10032125-0004
Volumes: 1
Update Frequency: Bi-yearly
560 Pages

Practical Guide to S Corporations (7th Edition) is written by noted practitioner, author and lecturer Michael Schlesinger. This new Seventh Edition contains extensive discussion of all recent changes in S Corporation law and practice since the publication of the Fifth Edition in 2011. It includes Treasury regulations related to the Code Sec. 199 manufacturing deduction, as well as cases, rulings and pronouncements issued since the Fifth Edition.

Comprised of fifteen chapters, this book starts by considering the tax advantages of electing S corporation status. The middle chapters, Chapters 2-12, detail the operations of S corporations, discussing statutory requirements, taxpayers who qualify as shareholders, and considerations when converting a C corporation to S status. Chapter 13 provides a comparison of S corporations to other business entities such as limited liability companies, partnerships, and C corporations. Chapter 14 discusses S corporation subsidiaries, and Chapter 15 covers employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) for S corporations.

The book also includes detailed reference material. The Index provides the best access to particular information, but the Contents in Detail can be used as a “second index” for quick entry into the topics. The Appendices supply sample language that can be used in practice, and the Case Table and Finding Lists compile all of the cases, statutes, rulings, and regulations documented throughout the chapters.

S corporations are the most popular business entity type, and this updated CCH resource helps practitioners understand and manage individual S corps election, compliance, tax, planning and life-cycle needs. It explains the merits and limitations of S corps in relation to other entity choices and provides clear and practical guidance. Readers will appreciate the Michael Schlesinger's real-world insights and crystal-clear analysis of even the most complex subjects.

Through its straight-forward explanations, generous examples and helpful pointers, Practical Guide to S Corporations provides quick-answers that time-burdened professional’s value. Even the most experienced tax and legal professional will find clarity and helpful insight when a particular Code provision or Regulation causes confusion.

The Practical Guide to S Corporations (7th Edition) is now available in an eBook format which you can download to your computer instantly.

  • Table of Contents

Practical Guide to S Corporations (7th Edition)

Topics and Content

  • Tax Overview and compliance
  • Elements of S Corporation Election and Timing
  • S Corporation income and Expenses
  • Corporate deductions and Expenses
  • S Corporation income Taxes
  • Basis and Losses
  • S Corporations Distributions
  • Income and Estate planning
  • Revocation, Termination, Redemption, Liquidations and Reorganizations
  • Comparison to Other Entities
  • Subsidiaries
  • S Corps and ESOPs, and more.
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