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This course covers tax planning strategies for distributions from a corporation to its shareholders.

Topics covered include:

  • What is a taxable dividend?
    • How is the shareholder’s tax liability computed when receiving a taxable dividend?
  • What is a property dividend?
    • What tax impact do property dividends have on the corporation? The shareholder?
  • What is a “constructive” dividend?
    • What tax impact do constructive dividends have on the corporation?  The shareholder?
  • What Tax Planning opportunities are available when making a corporate distribution?

Learning Objectives

  • Discover what a property dividend is and recognize its effect on the shareholder, the corporation and on Earnings and Profits (E&P)
  • Explore the concept of stock dividends and recognize their effect on the basis of the shareholder’s stock
  • Discover what a Constructive Dividend is and recognize its effect on the corporation and the shareholder.
  • Explore how to minimize the reclassification of salary as a constructive dividend
  • Recognize the importance of planning for corporate distributions.

 

Last updated/reviewed: March 19, 2019

9 Reviews (42 ratings)Reviews

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Concise and instructor explained things well. It surprised me to find out that if FMV of property distributed is less than the mortgage then deemed sale value is equal to mortgage.
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Anonymous Author
Great summary of all the tax considerations for shareholder distributions. Also, good examples to reinforce understanding of the concepts.
4
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This class had very good examples of real business scenarios regarding this topic.
3
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THe course material could be improved by adding more examples
5
Member's Profile
Very helpful. Great Instructor. Great review test.
5
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really liked the constructive dividend section
4
Member's Profile
comprehensive and good
5
Member's Profile
Excellent course!
4
Member's Profile
Great Course

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Advanced

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact:
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Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION and OVERVIEW
  1:51Introduction to Tax Planning Strategies When Making Shareholder Distributions
  4:13Taxable Dividends
  8:48Computation of Tax on Dividends
  9:30Limitation on the Investment Interest Deduction
  15:49Property Dividends
  6:44Stock Dividends
  14:09Constructive Dividends
  11:08Constructive Dividends Continued
  10:18Tax Planning for Corporate Distributions
CONCLUSION
  2:34Conclusion
CONTINUOUS PLAY
  1:25:03Tax Planning Strategies When Making Shareholder Distributions
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  PDFSlides: Tax Planning Strategies When Making Shareholder Distributions
  PDFTax Planning Strategies When Making Shareholder Distributions Glossary/Index
REVIEW and TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM