Mastering Tax Form Preparation: Avoiding Common Mistakes in Form 1065 and Form 1120S

Nicholas Preusch

Nicholas Preusch

Nick Preusch’s primary focus is performing tax services for high wealth individuals and mid-to-large business entities. Nick’s responsibilities include tax research related to complex business transactions and tax return preparation and review. He also works closely with businesses and individuals to find tax efficiencies through...
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June 12, 2024
01:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT
120 Mins

Session 1: Navigating Form 1065: Top 10 Mistakes and How to Avoid Them!

(Pre-recorded | 60 Mins)

Join us for an insightful session where we explore the intricacies of Form 1065, focusing on the top 10 mistakes that can lead to time, money, and compliance challenges. Whether you're a seasoned tax professional, accountant, or business owner navigating partnership taxation, this session is tailored to equip you with the knowledge and strategies to avoid common pitfalls. Whether you're seeking to enhance your understanding of partnership tax compliance or looking for practical tips to streamline your Form 1065 preparation, this session is designed to benefit tax professionals, accountants, and business owners alike. By the end of the session, attendees will have a clear understanding of the key areas where errors commonly occur and will be able to implement strategies to ensure accurate and compliant filing.

Session Agenda:

  • Introduction to Form 1065 and its importance in partnership taxation
  • Overview of the top 10 mistakes made when completing Form 1065
  • Detailed analysis of each mistake, including examples and explanations
  • Strategies for avoiding these mistakes and ensuring compliance
  • Q&A session to address specific concerns and questions from participants

Session Highlights

  • Proper Income Classification: Learn to classify partnership income and deductions correctly.
  • Accurate Capital Account Reporting: Understand how to report partner capital accounts accurately.
  • Guaranteed Payments: Grasp the implications of guaranteed payments within partnerships.
  • Navigating Basis Calculations: Learn to navigate the complexities of partnership basis calculations.
  • Income and Loss Allocation: Avoid errors in allocating partnership income and losses.
  • Depreciation and Amortization: Ensure compliance with depreciation and amortization rules.
  • Distributions Reporting: Address common errors in reporting distributions to partners.
  • Equity Transaction Handling: Discover the correct handling of partnership equity transactions.
  • Schedule K-1 Preparation: Identify and rectify errors in Schedule K-1 preparation.
  • Error Prevention Strategies: Mitigate penalties and audits through effective error prevention strategies.

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Session 2: Navigating Form 1120S: Top 10 Mistakes and How to Avoid Them!

(Live | June, 12, 2024 | 60 Mins)

Join us for an exclusive session designed to help tax professionals, accountants, and business owners navigate the complexities of S Corporation taxation. Led by Nicholas Preusch, CPA, JD, LLM, this session will unveil the most common pitfalls encountered by S Corporations when preparing Form 1120S. Whether you're experienced in S Corporation taxation or new to the field, this session is your essential guide to achieving compliance and maximizing tax efficiency.

In this comprehensive session, Nick will dissect the top 10 mistakes frequently made when completing Form 1120S, the U.S. Income Tax Return for an S Corporation.

Session Agenda:

  • Introduction to Form 1120S and its Importance in S Corporation Taxation
  • Top 10 Mistakes in Form 1120S Preparation: Causes and Consequences
  • Practical Examples and Case Studies Illustrating Common Pitfalls
  • Strategies to Avoid Mistakes and Ensure Compliance
  • Q&A Session: Addressing Participant Queries and Concerns

Session Highlights:

  • Proper handling of shareholder distributions and loans
  • Accurate reporting of shareholder basis and debt basis
  • Understanding limitations on pass-through losses
  • Navigating complexities of built-in gains tax
  • Avoiding errors in shareholder compensation and fringe benefits
  • Compliance with reasonable compensation requirements
  • Addressing common errors in income and deduction allocation
  • Ensuring accurate reporting of passive income and expenses
  • Correctly handling shareholder loans and repayments
  • Identifying and rectifying errors in Schedule K-1 preparation

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Who Should Attend

CPAs, tax preparers, EAs, tax attorneys, CFO/CEOs

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