Course ID: COBE

Choice of Business Entity

This course allows the practitioner to understand planning considerations and potential problems in developing a business structure. By comparing the tax, non-tax, and business aspects of various business entities (corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships, and limited liability companies), participants will be better able to assist their clients in choosing the best entity for their needs.

Learning Objectives

Describe the issues involved when assisting clients in choosing the best form of business entity to meet their needs.

Major Topics

  • Understanding the non-tax differences in entity structures
  • Compare the tax aspects of various entity structures
  • Discussion of partnership issues
  • Discussion of sole proprietorship issues
  • Discussion of S Corporation issues
  • Discussion of C Corporation issues
  • Discussion of LLC and LLP issues
  • Organization of an entity
  • Choice of entity in structuring real estate investments
  • Professional business issues
  • Fringe benefits and retirement plan issues
  • Liquidations, dissolutions, and dispositions of a business

Who Should Attend

CPAs, finance professionals, financial planners, attorneys

Fields of Study





Werner-Rocca Seminars LTD

CPE Credits




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