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2 hours
CTEC IRS NASBA

Passive Activity Loss Limitations

Course Description:

A common mistake made in tax preparation is the deduction of losses from passive activities without regard to the limits applicable to those losses. While rental real estate activities often generate passive losses, the passive loss limitation rules apply to a broad range of activities and are of particular concern to S corporation shareholders, partners, and members of limited liability companies. Furthermore, until further guidance is issued, the rules may be particularly tricky to apply with respect to LLC membership interests. The objectives of this course are to provide the practitioner with a sound understanding of the basic rules related to passive activity loss limitations and their application in common scenarios. The course covers the relevant definitions and exceptions regarding passive loss limitations with which every tax practitioner should be familiar.

Learning Obejectives:

Upon completion you will be able to:

  • Identify passive activities
  • Calculate hours spent in order to determine classification of participation in an activity
  • Recognize applicability of grouping activities
  • Name the tests associated with determination of material participation

Field of Study: Tax
Course Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None
Delivery Method: QAS / Self Study
Duration: 100 Minutes
Expiration: In accordance with NASBA standards, access to this course will terminate one year from the date of purchase. Incomplete courses will no longer be accessible beyond the one year deadline.

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