|Course Title:||Business Expenses for Sole Proprietors|
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|CPE Credits:||CPAs (3) Verify | Enrolled Agents and OTRPs (3)|
This course will present an overview of the tax treatment of business expenses which are incurred by sole proprietors (and employees whose employers do not reimburse expenses). We will explore expenses that sole proprietors incur for business-related travel, transportation, meals, entertainment, and gifts; we will also look at the IRS rules related to recordkeeping and reporting such business expenses.
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Course Syllabus & Sample Lessons
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|CHAPTER 1-||Travel Expenses|
|Lesson 1.1-||Chapter One Learning Objectives and Key Terms|
|Lesson 1.2-||Introduction to Travel Expenses|
|Lesson 1.3-||Tax Home versus Family Home|
|Lesson 1.4-||Traveling Away from Home|
|Lesson 1.5-||Temporary Assignments or Jobs|
|Lesson 1.6-||Deductible Transportation Expenses|
|Lesson 1.7-||Business Travel versus Personal Travel|
|Lesson 1.8-||Travel Outside the United States|
|Lesson 1.9-||Luxury Water Travel|
|CHAPTER 2-||Entertainment, Meal, and Gift Expenses|
|Lesson 2.1-||Chapter Two Learning Objectives and Key Terms|
|Lesson 2.2-||Introduction to Entertainment, Meal, and Gift Expenses|
|Lesson 2.3-||Directly-Related Test|
|Lesson 2.4-||Associated Test|
|Lesson 2.5-||The 50% Limit|
|Lesson 2.6-||Exceptions to the 50% Limit|
|Lesson 2.7-||Rules Related to Entertainment Expenses|
|Lesson 2.8-||Nondeductible Entertainment Expenses|
|Lesson 2.9-||Meal Expenses|
|Lesson 2.10-||Gift Expenses|
|CHAPTER 3-||Car (And Other Transportation) Expenses|
|Lesson 3.1-||Chapter Three Learning Objectives and Key Terms|
|Lesson 3.2-||Introduction to Car Expenses|
|Lesson 3.3-||The Standard Mileage Rate|
|Lesson 3.4-||Actual Expenses|
|Lesson 3.5-||Section 179 Deductions|
|Lesson 3.6-||The Special Depreciation Allowance|
|Lesson 3.7-||The Depreciation Deduction|
|Lesson 3.8-||50% or Less Business Use|
|Lesson 3.9-||Leasing a Car|
|Lesson 3.10-||Disposition of a Car|
|CHAPTER 4-||Recordkeeping and Reporting|
|Lesson 4.1-||Chapter Four Learning Objectives and Key Terms|
|Lesson 4.2-||Introduction to Recordkeeping and Reporting|
|Lesson 4.3-||Records to Keep and Proving Expenses|
|Lesson 4.4-||Incomplete Records|
|Lesson 4.5-||Separating or Combining Expenses|
|Lesson 4.6-||How to Report Expenses|
|Lesson 4.7-||Accountable Plans|
|Lesson 4.8-||Non-Accountable Plans|
|Lesson 4.9-||IRS Form 2106|
|Lesson 4.10-||Special Filing Rules|
|Lesson 4.11-||Further Reading and Conclusion|
Business Expenses for Sole Proprietors CPE Training Course Overview
We offer two types of courses – Standard and CPE (Continuing Professional Education). The Standard training course includes all video lessons and the instructor’s course transcript. The CPE edition includes the same training curriculum, plus a practice exam with evaluative feedback (find out why your answers are right or wrong), your final exam submission and a course certificate of completion. The Business Expenses for Sole Proprietors CPE training course qualifies for continuing education credit for CPAs (Certified Public Accountants) in certain states, Enrolled Agents (EAs) and Other Tax Return Preparers (OTRPs) nation-wide.
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TeachUcomp, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Board of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: NASBAregistry.org.
TeachUcomp, Inc. is an Approved Continuing Education Provider for Enrolled Agents (EAs) and Other Tax Return Preparers (OTRPs) nation-wide. We have entered into an agreement with the Office of Professional Responsibility, Internal Revenue Service, to meet the requirements of 31 Code of Federal Regulations, section 10.6 (g), covering maintenance of attendance records, retention of program outlines, qualifications of instructors, and length of class hours. This agreement does not constitute an endorsement by the Office of Professional Responsibility as to the quality of the program or its contribution to the professional competence of the enrolled individual.