Entity & Benefits Plan Tax-Advantaged Solutions 2016 (Complimentary Recording)

17 May

Entities save traders significant taxes.

May 17, 2016 at 4:15 pm EST


Recording

Description:

Join entity tax expert Robert A. Green CPA as he explains the following:

- Employee-benefit plan deductions: Traders who qualify for trader tax status (TTS) unlock health insurance and retirement plan deductions using an S-Corp trading company or C-Corp management company. Individual retail traders don’t have self-employment income so they cannot have employee-benefit plan deductions. See examples of saving $7,000 to over $16,000 in taxes.

- Tax loss insurance: Traders in securities with TTS benefit from a Section 475 election: It exempts them from wash sale loss adjustments and a capital loss limitation. It’s better to ring-fence Section 475 trades within an entity, segregating them from investments in individual taxable and IRA accounts. New entities may elect Section 475 within 75 days of inception.

- Best entities: Learn the best choice of entity for different situations. An S-Corp is best for maximizing employee-benefit deductions; otherwise, a partnership tax return works well. A C-Corp is inappropriate as a trading vehicle, but okay as a management company. In some cases, having a trading company and a management company is helpful.

- Best retirement plans: Learn the basics on Solo 401(k) defined contribution plans and more powerful defined benefit plans.

- Timing: Mid-year is an excellent time to form a trading entity. It breaks the chain on wash sales in your individual taxable accounts and there’s plenty of time to maximize employee-benefit plan deductions for the entire year.

Our live event is complimentary and we plan to offer a complimentary recording.

Related blog posts:
Active Traders Should Consider An Entity For Tax Savings
Safeguard Use Of Section 475 By Trading In An Entity

Testimonials

While I do not day-trade (I prefer swing trading and position trading on stocks), I want to thank you for the great content and webinars that you host. In particular, I thought that Robert Green did an excellent job going through the tax issues that traders encounter including 1256, mark to mark and other provisions. Robert did an excellent job summarizing the key provisions and explaining them in a concise and understandable manner. Unlike other "so called" experts" who hype "trader tax status" and other provisions to lower taxes, Robert realistically conveys both the risks and benefits in a balanced and professional manner. In listening to the seminar, Robert's passions and enthusiasm for the topic was consistent throughout the whole seminar. Lastly, his advocacy for fair and favorable provisions for investors and traders allows him to be well informed about potential legislation/regulation and hopefully to have a positive impact on the process. I would add that I have a Master's in Taxation from Pace University. I had the benefit of taking classes in the tax treatment of partnerships, corporations and financial instruments. More important, I wrote my thesis on the traders’ tax cases that have come out. In doing my research, I found that Robert Green's books and blog were very informative. I would highly recommend that traders listening to the call to purchase his materials and review the blog. While I cannot personally attest to the quality of Robert's consultations and preparation f tax returns, I believe that Robert has a good understanding of the key issues. Lastly, I would mention it is important to for traders to use a specialist tax accountant who has expertise and experience in this area, and not utilize a "generalist."

PB, CFA

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