August 26, 2019


Dixon Conference Center The Hotel at Auburn

4 Total CPE Credits


Section 199A: Applications and Challenges in 2019 Guidance

  • Instructor

    Michael Frost

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how the 20% deduction for pass-through entity owners works
  • Implement the benefits of this deduction for income tax returns

Major Topics

  • Latest guidance issued by the IRS, whether by way of regulations or administrative announcements
  • What happens when the taxpayer owns multiple entities; aggregation rules
  • Calculating qualified business income (QBI)
  • How to identify a specified service trade or business
  • Taxable income limits on specified service trade or businesses
  • Maximizing the 20% deduction for pass-through entities and Schedule Cs
  • What happens if QBI for a given year is negative?
  • Whether a particular tax entity offers a greater Section 199A deduction
  • Whether the owner of a Schedule E with net rental income can claim the Section 199A deduction

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Update

Professional Area of Focus

  • Tax


A basic understanding of the Federal tax rules relating to individuals and businesses

Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

Any tax practitioner wishing to understand and apply the 199A deduction


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