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Reasonable Compensation and Entity Choice


Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateFebruary 15, 2023
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaTaxes
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

Business choice of entity for tax purposes can have a significant impact on business tax liability, and a reasonable compensation determination is essential for optimizing the entity choice tax outcomes.

This course will describe how reasonable compensation intersects with entity choice and tax planning with examples.  

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify factors impacting an S corporation's reasonable compensation determinations

  • Determine how reasonable compensation impacts the proprietorship versus S corporation determination

  • List factors that impact the choice of entity determinations for tax purposes 

  • Describe how reasonable compensation impacts the §199A deduction, which has important entity choice impacts

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Thomas Gorczynski

Gorczynski & Associates, LLC
(844) 693-5273


Thomas A. Gorczynski, EA, USTCP is a nationally recognized speaker and educator on federal tax law matters.  He is editor-in-chief of EA Journal, author of the Tom Talks Taxes newsletter, co-author of the PassKey Learning Systems EA Review Series, and co-owner of Compass Tax Educators.

He is an Enrolled Agent, a Certified Tax Planner, a National Tax Practice InstituteTM Fellow, a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist, and admitted to the bar of the United States Tax Court as a non-attorney

Tom earned a Master of Science in Taxation from Golden Gate University and a Certificate in Finance and Accounting from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He received the 2019 Excellence in Education Award from the National Association of Enrolled Agents and the 2018 Member of the Year Award from the American Institute of Certified Tax Planners.

Tom’s tax practice in Phoenix, Arizona focuses on implementing advanced tax reduction strategies and representing taxpayers with complex tax problems before the IRS and in the United States Tax Court.

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RCReports is a tool for Tax and Financial advisors to determine Reasonable Compensation for a client. RCReports provides a defensible position to an IRS challenge (for S-Corps), and is an excellent planning and valuation tool. RCReports synthesizes a proprietary blend of IRS criteria, Court Rulings, geographic data and our EXCLUSIVE database of wages to accurately assess Reasonable Compensation for S Corp, Small & Closely Held Business Owners.