Reasonable Compensation

Reasonable Compensation
$19.00 each

  • Credits:  2
  • Format: Interactive Self Study Video-
  • Field of Study: Federal Tax Law
  • Author/Speaker: Mary Jane Hourani
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Advanced Preparation:None
Experience Level:Overview
Program Prerequisites:General Understanding Taxes
Course ID:EWTFM-T-01888-22-S | 6233-CE-0601 | MJH-426.23-SV
Published Date:Registered for 2023


This seminar will focus on attributes of Officer Reasonable Compensation requirements in S & C Corporations. Focusing on court cases as an authority in determining what reasonable compensation should be, who is required to receive it, as well as other facts and circumstances to advise taxpayers accordingly. This seminar will also look at strategies practitioners may use when representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service to defend the Officer's Reasonable Compensation amount taken in any given year.

Course Objectives:

After reading the course material, you will be able to:

  • Define what Reasonable Compensation is and who is required to receive it.
  • Associate Accountable Plan requirements to Reasonable Compensation.
  • Understand criteria set forth by the courts.
  • Review methods used by the IRS when auditing Reasonable Compensation.
  • Analyze approaches used in defending the amount of Reasonable Compensation.

Who Should Attend:
  • All Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)
  • Enrolled Agents (EAs)
  • Other Tax Return Preparer (OTRP)

Qualifies and Approved with all State Boards of Accountancy and the following sponsorships: