How the New Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Affect Pass-Through Entities

(277 Ratings)

Produced on: January 18, 2018

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 60 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act will have a profound effect on small businesses, particularly pass through entities. As attorney business owners, we are “lucky” to be named as a specified service business that have additional provisions pertaining to our companies. While many are focused on the new AGI limits that will affect person service businesses’ ability to deduct 20% of their income, several other provisions are being overlooked.

This course, led by attorney Rania Sedhom, will discuss the AGI limits as well as the deductibility of membership dues, meals with clients and prospects, employee meals, entertainment expenses and transit benefits provided to employees. If you are interested in learning about how the new tax law will affect you as an attorney business owner, then this course is for you!

Learning Objectives:

  1. Address certain provisions of the new tax law, as they pertain to disregarded entities and small businesses
  2. Identify personal service firms and the deduction limitations they will face
  3. Grasp how these laws affect a business’ taxation and employee benefits
  4. Appreciate some of the lesser debated provisions
  5. Discuss what you can do to prepare for these new changes


Rania V. Sedhom

Sedhom Law Group, PLLC

Rania V. Sedhom, Managing Partner of the firm, is an attorney who provides practical and efficient solutions to complex problems. Rania has extraordinary interpersonal skills that allow her to forge win-win relationships across diverse organizations and cross-functional stakeholders. She is also a skilled legal and business commentator with appearances on national print and TV media, including L.A. Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Baltimore Sun, Forbes, Inc., Business Week, and CNN Money. 

 Rania is admitted to the Bars of the State of New York and New Jersey, the Eastern District of New York, the Southern District of New York, the District of New Jersey and the Third Circuit. Rania attended Syracuse University College of Law, where she was Editor of The Labor Lawyer and The Digest and served as Vice-Justice of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. Prior to law school, Rania attended Columbia University where she majored in political science.


Jaclyn C.

best CLE ive seen

William S.

Very well presented and the slides were helpful.

Anne W.

Great job!

Stuart W.

Excellent presentation..

Max K.

Thank you

lance f.

very important course for us solos

John J M.

Good attempt to explain a complicated rushed through piece of legislation that affect attorneys multiple ways. there should be a follow up as some regs are issued.

James A.

very helpful.

William H.

Good program

John L.


Christopher L.

Very strong program

Perry A.

great program

Stewart K.

Thank you!

Kathy K.

Speaker very well informed and explains Tax in layman terms

Bobby K.

Timely, informative, and interesting. Thank you for such a great course!

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