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Reasonable Compensation for S Corps

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Date: May 13th at 2:00pm - 4:00pm ET
CE: 2
Speaker: Paul Hamann
IRS Program#: X9QQU-T-00776-21-O/S

Reasonable Compensation for S Corps
Between 2010 and 2013 a flurry of court cases and IRS enforcement brought the issue of ‘What is Reasonable Compensation for a Shareholder-employee of an S Corp’ out of the shadows and placed it forefront as a priority issue for CPA’s, EA’s, Tax and Financial advisors to cover with their clients. In 2017 congress passed the TCJA again placing Reasonable Compensation front and center, making the stakes even higher.

Learning Objectives:
• Demonstrate the basic advantages of Distributions V. Salary/Wages
• Assess the consequences of an IRS re-characterization of distributions
• Review Reasonable Compensation in the courts
• Discuss the IRS guidelines for determining Reasonable Compensation
• Determine when Reasonable Compensation applies to your client
• Explain advanced scenarios
• Review Tips from the pros and IRS Red Flags
• Review why Reasonable Compensation has become a priority for the SB/SE division of the IRS
• Identify options for determining Reasonable Compensation


  • Paul S. Hamann, Founder and President of RCReports

    Paul Hamann is an expert on determining Reasonable Compensation for closely-held business owners. He has educated more than 100,000 tax advisors and valuators on the topic of Reasonable Compensation and has been published in numerous national and state journals.

    Paul founded RCReports in 2010. RCReports cloud software determines reasonable compensation for Closely-Held Business Owners and is used by CPA’s, EA’s, Tax Advisors, Valuators, Forensic Accountants and Attorneys when they need to determine a Reasonable Compensation figure for a client.

    When Paul isn’t in the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife and chocolate lab, hiking Colorado’s back country or paddling its scenic lakes and rivers.

May 13, 2021
Thu 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 2H 0M

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