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Surgent's Guide to Reducing Your Business Owner Clients' Exposure to Social Security & Self-Employme
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Many business owner clients wish to minimize their Social Security and self-employment tax liabilities. This course provides tax practitioners with the background to understand what kinds of income constitute self-employment income and earned income and strategies that can be used to reduce their clients' exposure to the Self-Employment tax.

6/6/2016
When: Monday, June 6, 2016
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Webinar/Webcast
United States
Contact: April Deneault
801-466-8022


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Acronym REXE
CPE 2 hours
Category
Taxes
Level Intermediate
Vendor Surgent
Who should attend

Tax practitioners who advise clients with regard to their self-employment tax liability

Prerequisite
Basic knowledge of individual income tax
Fees: Early Bird
Standard
Member N/A
$89
Non-Member: N/A
$109

The Member rate applies to UACPA members and reciprocal state society members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the UACPA at 801.466.8022, Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm.

Description:
Many business owner clients wish to minimize their Social Security and self-employment tax liabilities. This course provides tax practitioners with the background to understand what kinds of income constitute self-employment income and earned income and strategies that can be used to reduce their clients' exposure to the Self-Employment tax.

Major Topics:

  • Section 1402(a)(1) exclusions from the definition of self-employment income
  • Application of the SE tax to members of limited liability companies 
  • Taking a self-employed owner's health insurance deductions taken against self-employment tax
  • How using the S corporation and the MMLLC treated as a partnership can help reduce an individual's exposure to self-employment tax
  • How hiring a spouse and/or children helps reduce self-employment tax
  • Differentiating between income treated as self- employment income and income that is not self-employment income

Objectives:

  • Identify what kinds of income are and are not subject to Social Security and  self-employment tax
  • Understand how the  self-employment tax applies to  general partners, limited partners, and LLC members
  • Determine how using a pass-through entity can reduce or eliminate employment tax for the principals and family members
  • Understand how the 0.9% tax and the 3.8% tax apply to self-employment income and earned income

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