Complete Guide to Liquidation of Business Entities [CGLB]

Sep 20, 2018
Time: 8:30am - 4:00pm



Credit Hours:



Member: $295.00
Non-member: $445.00

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Discussion Leader:

Susan Smith, CPA    more info

Susan Smith manages her own firm specializing in tax planning for individuals and business owners and is also a frequent speaker at tax conferences. Smith was a Senior Manager in the tax departments of Price Waterhouse and Peat Marwick (the predecessor of KPMG). While at Price Waterhouse, she also held the national specialist designation for the real estate and partnership tax practices. During her time at Peat Marwick, Smith led the real estate and tax practices locally. She was an associate adjunct professor at Widener University in the master's taxation program. Her ratings have consistently exceeded 4.7 on a scale of 5.0. Smith is a two-time recipient of the James L. McCoy Discussion Leader of the Year Award for excellence in teaching. Smith earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an accounting concentration, from the University of Toledo.

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Website registration for this course closes on September 13, 2018. To register after this date please contact the society at or 907-562-4334.

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Complete Guide to Liquidation of Business Entities (CGLB)

September 20, 2018

Alaska Society of CPAs Office
2600 Cordova Street, Suite 211
Anchorage, AK

For registrations received less than 21 days from the course date will be charged a late fee of $50 for each 8 hour course and $25 for each 4 hour course and $12.50 for each 2 hour course.

Liquidations may be used as an alternative to the sale of a business or as an adjunct to the sale of business assets. The objective of this course is to fully explore the technical tax and business issues in liquidating C corporations, S corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies. This unique course is essential for anyone planning to sell a business.

Major Topics:
- The unique planning opportunities and tax traps involved in the liquidation of a business entity
- Understanding installment sales and the big hurdles lo favorable tax treatment in liquidation
- Filing Form 966: it's more important than you think
- An analysis of when liquidation is advisable - now or later?
- Strategies to pursue in light of the tax rates on dividends and capital gains
- The special problems of liquidating Subchapter S corporations
- Key planning issues and benefits in liquidating partnerships and limited liability companies

Learning Objectives:
- Describe the tax consequences to a corporation and its shareholders on a complete liquidation and the alternatives to a liquidation
- Understand the particular issues in the liquidation of an S corporation
- Consider the options available on the complete liquidation of a partnership or LLC

Designed For: CPAs in public accounting and industry involved in business entity liquidations

CPE Credits: 8, Taxation

Level of Knowledge: Intermediate

Prerequisite: A basic course in partnerships / LLCs, S corporations and C corporations

Acronym: CGLB

Discussion Leader: Susan Smith, CPA