Revoking an S election may be the best course in some cases, but timely filing and shareholder consent are required.
This update on recent developments in taxation relating to S corporations includes cases and rulings on eligible shareholders, electing small business trusts, inadvertent S election terminations, and other issues, as well as changes made by the TCJA.
The AICPA S Corporation Taxation Technical Resource Panel offers a summary of recent court decisions and IRS guidance.
IRS addressed whether an S corporation and its wholly owned subsidiary, a QSub, must prorate annual income following a midyear voluntary revocation of subchapter S election.
When an S election is made, requirements must be met to avoid an inadvertent termination of S status.
During the period of this S corporation tax update, some major changes that directly affect S corporations took place. This article also presents tax planning ideas for S corporations and their shareholders.
This article provides an annual update of recent IRS rulings, guidance, and other developments concerning S corporations. It discusses S corporation eligibility, elections, termination issues, second class of stock, and trusts owning S corporation stock.
This article discusses S corporation eligibility, elections, and termination issues from the period July 2009–July 2010.
An S corporation can participate as a corporate entity in a corporate reorganization; this leads to a substantive advantage of S corporations over partnerships
When a corporation first elects S status, all shareholders of the corporation must consent to the election (Sec. 1362(a)(2)). However, once S status is in place, new shareholders, whether acquiring stock by purchase or gift, need not consent to the election, nor are they given the opportunity to consent.A voluntary
Part I of this two-part article discusses S corporation eligibility, elections, and termination issues, including several changes related to the Small Business and Work Opportunity Tax Act of 2007.