Corporate Tax Series

Corporate Formation

Course Overview
This course will enable participants to understand the tax laws governing the formation of corporations. Topics include IRC Section 351 transactions, basis considerations, tax consequences, recapture rules, and reporting. Transfer issues including installments, stock, liabilities, property, and non-shareholder contributions are also discussed.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Identify rules of attribution that apply to IRC Sec. 351 transactions
  • Identify the basis of stock or property received in exchange for property
  • Recognize the effect of debt in IRC Sec. 351 transactions
  • Recognize the special treatment of gains and losses from disposition of stock received in an IRC Sec. 351 transaction

  • Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:


    Speaker / Author:

    Edward K. Zollars, CPA is in public practice in Phoenix, Arizona as a partner with the firm of Thomas & Zollars & Lynch, Ltd. He has been in practice for over twenty-five years, specializing in tax issues for closely held businesses and individuals.

    Ed has been professionally involved with both tax and technology issues, combing the two disciplines in starting the first tax podcast (Ed Zollars Tax Update, produced weekly dealing with current tax issues. He has been a member of AICPA Tax Division Committees dealing with tax and technology issues, and was the Tax Section’s representative on three occasions to the AICPA’s Top Ten Technologies project. Ed is also a member of the Phoenix Tax Workshop’s Advisory Committee, and currently serves on the Tax Legislation Liaison Committee for the Arizona Society of CPAs.Ed was selected as a Life Member by the Arizona Society of CPAs in May of 2010.

    Ed is a co-author of the Arizona Income Tax Guide published by the Phoenix Tax Workshop, and has written articles published in Practical Tax Strategies and the Tax Adviser. He has been a frequent contributor to a number of professional tax discussion groups, and served as systems operator on the AICPA’s Accountants Forum in the mid 1990s.

    He has spoken regularly on tax and technology topics since 1996, speaking before conferences sponsored by the AICPA and a number of state society of CPAs.

    Price (USD)

    Standard: $24.95


    Course Code : 99NPT10

    Length : 50min
    Course Level : Overview
    Course Type : Self-Study
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible
    Field Of Study : Taxes

    Theme : Corporate Tax Series

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