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The Sole Proprietor: Getting Ready for Preparing the 2023 Schedule C

Your Course Price: N/A
CPE Credits
Advanced Preparation
Course Level
Nina Tross MBA, EA
Course Description

There are more Schedule C returns filed than all other business entity returns combined. While the sole proprietorship has many of the same attributes as a partnership and a corporate entity, there are some unique tax considerations that may make it a more desirable tax entity. This course will look at the federal tax considerations of the sole proprietorship that are presented as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and the subsequent COVID-19 regulations from both the IRS and the Small Business Administration (SBA). The session will also look at some of the record keeping challenges for the sole proprietor as well as the fact that a balance sheet is not an obstacle in completing the return.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this session, the participants will be able to better:

Prepare the Schedule C, and advise their clients:

  • Take into consideration the tax planning opportunities for the sole proprietor;

  • Understand the tax compliance requirements for the sole proprietor; and

  • Use best practices in the operations of the business and preparation of the business financial records.


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Your certificate will be emailed to you within 10 business days of the completion of the course.

  • Once your registration confirmation is emailed, due to the proprietary materials and content of orders are NOT ELIGIBLE for refund, cancellation, or transfer to another NSTP course.
  • materials and presentations are intended to stimulate thought and discussion and to provide attendees useful ideas and guidance in the areas of federal taxation and administration. These materials as well as the comments of the instructors do not constitute and should not be treated as tax advice regarding the use of any tax procedure, tax planning technique, device or suggestion, or any of the tax consequences associated with them.
  • Although the NSTP has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the materials and the seminar presentation, neither the author, the presenter nor the National Society of Tax Professionals assumes any responsibility for any individual’s reliance on the written or oral information presented during the presentation. Each attendee should verify independently all statements made in the materials, and during the seminar presentation, before applying them to a particular fact pattern and should determine independently the tax and other consequences of using any device, technique, or suggestion before recommending the same to a client or implementing the same on behalf of a client, or on the attendee’s own behalf.
  • materials & presentations are fully protected under copyright law. Any attempt to copy for resale, distribution, or use other than personal use for tax preparation will be fully prosecuted of the law.
Testing Policy
  • require a test for CPE. 3 attempts are allowed.
  • You have 1 (one) year from date of purchase to complete the course by taking the test.
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