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Qualified Business Income Update (2019)


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Presentation Length 2.0 hours

Recorded DateApril 8, 2020
CPE:Not available
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Subject AreaTaxes
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

The IRS released final regulations clarifying many unanswered questions about the new qualified business income (QBI) deduction. This webinar examines the final §199A regulations issued as well as additional guidance on calculating wages for purposes of the QBI deduction. These final regulations modify and explain a variety of issues, including expansion of the aggregation rules, clarification around rental real estate activities, examples, and more. There are several limitations and requirements to take advantage of these new opportunities.

This webinar will be covering the intricacies of the QBI deduction including:

  • A quick overview

  • How to maximize QBI

  • What other numbers change on returns where QBI is used

  • Why is the law so ridiculously complicated?

  • Should you use S corporations to maximize the QBI deduction?

  • Why did realtors hit the jackpot with QBI?

  • How to use salaries to maximize QBI

All of these will be explained at this two-hour webinar with lots of examples to make it perfectly understandable. Join this webcast to get the latest comprehensive overview of the final IRS guidance. You will learn about the purpose and goal of QBI, how QBI is calculated and important planning opportunities.

Learning objectives:

  • To summarize final regulations regarding QBI.

  • To identify planning opportunities to maximize the deduction.

  • To understand how the QBI deduction flows through tax returns.

  • To understand and know who is eligible for deduction.

  • Learn how to handle ambiguities in the law.

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Douglas Stives, CPA, MBA, is a full-time professor of accounting at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey, where he was honored as “outstanding business professor of the year” in 2009. He completed a BS in BA, and an MBA at Lehigh University and started his career at Price Waterhouse in 1969. Doug joined a small firm that became The Curchin Group in Red Bank, New Jersey, where he was a partner for 34 years and continues as a consultant. In 1989 and 1990, Doug was the youngest president of the New Jersey Society of CPAs. He served the AICPA as a representative to Council, a member of the Tax Division Executive Committee, and chair of several committees. Doug is a frequent speaker for the AICPA and many state CPA societies. He’s been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and other national publications and has appeared on CNN, CNBC, PBS, and the three major networks.

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