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Basis Calculations & Distributions for Pass-Thru Entity Owners Schedule K-1 Analysis

Total Credits: 8 including 8 Taxes - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Tax |  ACPEN Tax Institute |  IRS Approved
J. Patrick Garverick, CPA, MT, CFP®
Course Levels:
8 Hours
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.



This comprehensive case-driven training is designed to get the accountant up to speed quickly in the area of basis calculations and distribution planning for the owners of pass-thru entities (i.e., S corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies (LLCs)). The cornerstone of this course is the line-by-line analysis of the Schedule K-1s and how it affects the basis calculations. 

**Please Note:  If you need credit reported to the IRS for this IRS approved program, please download the IRS CE request form on the Course Materials Tab and submit to

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • List the 3 main reasons for calculating a shareholder’s basis in a S corporation and partner/member’s basis in a partnership/LLC
  • Calculate the stock and debt basis for S corporation shareholders
  • Calculate the basis for partners and members of a LLC
  • Calculate losses allowed from at-risk activities
  • Review the Form 1120S and Form 1065 Schedule K-1s to determine how the line items affect basis calculations and get reported on the individual owner’s Form 104

Major Subjects
  • Detailed coverage of any new legislation affecting basis computations and distributions and changes to the schedule K-1s (including the NEW Form 7203 – S Corporation Shareholder Stock and Debt Basis Limitations)
  • Line-by-line analysis of the Schedule K-1s to determine how the items affect a S shareholder’s stock and debt basis and a partner/member’s outside basis and where the items get reported on Federal individual income tax return
  • The three loss and deduction limitations on the owner’s individual income tax return (i.e. basis, at-risk and other Form 1040 limitations)
  • How cash or non-cash distributions affect the basis calculations and whether or not they are taxable to the owners
  • Compare the tax treatment of the sale of a shareholder’s stock in a S corporation and a partner’s interest in a partnership
  • What constitutes debt basis for a S corporation shareholder under the final regulations
  • The tax ramifications of repaying loans to S corporation shareholders and on open account debt
  • How recourse and non-recourse debt effect a partner or member’s basis calculations and amount at-risk

Course Materials


J. Patrick Garverick, CPA, MT, CFP®'s Profile

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Pat Garverick is a Certified Public Accountant who currently lives in the Phoenix, Arizona area. He began his career in public accounting in 1988 after obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) in Accounting from The Ohio State University. After receiving his Master of Taxation (MT) degree from Arizona State University in 1992, Mr. Garverick began operating his own tax and financial planning business. He also started writing, reviewing, and teaching tax and financial planning continuing professional education courses around the country.

In addition to being a CPA, Pat is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). This role serves to enhance the knowledge he brings as he writes and presents continuing education material. Mr. Garverick is a member of the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Pat has presented continuing education sessions throughout the country and has won awards for both his skills as an instructor as well as for the content he has created. His knowledge, expertise, and high energy have made him one of the profession’s most highly rated speakers. He is in a very small group of instructors that are both extremely knowledgeable and interesting.

During his time in college Pat earned a letter as a member of the Ohio State Basketball squad. He remains a stanch supporter of the sports programs at his alma mater.



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Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites Basic understanding of individual income taxation
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Tax professionals that need an in-depth training course on basis calculations and distributions rules for S-Corporations, partnerships, LLCs and their owners
Original Recording Date 08/2023
Course Developer The Tax U
Date Added to Catalog 08/26/2023
Yellow Book No

Additional Information

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 11


Paul M - Bloomfield Twp, Michigan

"Mr Gavrick is brilliant. "

JaMee U

"Instructor was very knowledgeable and engaging! I would love to take more classes from him in the future! "

Denyce W - Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey

"Great speaker, extreme command of the subject matter, kept the class moving. Would definitely seek out his classes and take additional webcasts. Very much enjoyed it. Challenged throughout the class. "