Update on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 – 7:30am – 10:00am - With nearly a year of implementation now under our belts and the next tax season almost upon us, Drucker & Scaccetti’s Rachel Kieser, CPA, MT, and Joseph Brunell, CPA, will talk about how businesses have been adjusting to the new tax cuts and what they can expect to see going forward. Greater clarification will aid companies in setting budgets, preparing growth plans, and optimizing the economic growth anticipated with the tax cuts. Learn more and register here.
All About Opportunity Zones (COURSE IS FULL)
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 – 4:00pm – 6:00pm - As Opportunity Zone regulations are unraveled and interpreted to encourage investment in low-income neighborhoods, operating businesses and Community Development Corporations (CDCs) may be big winners through the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Join PIDC on Tuesday, December 11, as we present a discussion on Opportunity Zones, the eligible census tracts designated as Opportunity Zones, and how Opportunity Zone funds may be a viable investment vehicle to deploy private investment in operating businesses and projects located in underserved communities. Hear from local tax and legal professionals, as well as City officials, including Tax Warrior Chris Catarino, CPA, MT. We will also examine a local project as a case study on best practices and tips for maximizing the investment and generating local impact. Learn more and register here.
All About Opportunity Zones
Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 7:30am – 9:30am - As Opportunity Zone regulations are unraveled and interpreted to encourage investment in low-income neighborhoods, operating businesses and Community Development Corporations (CDCs) may be big winners through the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Join XPX (Exit Planning Exchange) Philadelphia for a discussion on the eligible census tracts designated as Opportunity Zones, and how Opportunity Zone funds may be a viable investment vehicle to deploy private investment in operating businesses and projects located in underserved communities. Hear from Tax Warriors Diane DeCesare, CPA, MT, and Steve Braun, CPA. Learn more and register here.
Webinars on International Taxation
December 2018- January 2019 - Tax Warrior, Patrick J. McCormick, JD, LLM, will lend his expertise to four upcoming webinars on various parts of international taxation. Below are the topics, dates and times of his upcoming webinars.
International Tax for the Growing Business – Monday, December 17, 2018 at 10:00am EST
Expanding markets have led to global opportunities for businesses; the tax consequences of international activities are often misunderstood. In this webinar, we will introduce the most common concepts and concerns for businesses in this realm, looking at both foreign entities entering the United States and United States entities operating overseas. Coverage will include how foreign entities are classified for tax purposes, activities which make foreign entities subject to United States tax, United States rules for taxing international activities, modifications made by the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, and forms commonly used for international business activities. Learn more and register here.
International Tax: Concepts in a Global Society – Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 10:00am EST
As the world becomes more global, an exponentially increasing number of individuals have some sort of international ties – whether through family, assets, employment, or a multitude of other factors. For tax practitioners, this has made a working knowledge of the United States tax laws related to international ties an absolute necessity. This webinar introduces the basic concepts associated with international tax as it relates to individuals – including classification of taxpayers, implications from an income tax and transfer tax perspective, required information forms, and options for curing prior failures to properly report. This webinar will provide practitioners the functional knowledge of international tax needed to speak knowledgeably with clients on international issues when they arise and advise them appropriately of considerations in this realm. Learn more and register here.
Foreign Entity Selection for U.S. Owners of Offshore Businesses: Avoiding Tax and Reporting Traps - Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 1:00pm EST
This webinar will provide tax advisers to individuals owning controlling shares in foreign businesses with a practical guide to the tax and operational impacts of selecting the entity form for those foreign entities. The panel will discuss the full range of short-term and long-term tax issues that arise in foreign entity selection, with a specific focus on the changes the 2017 tax reform law made on U.S. tax consequences in selecting the appropriate entity form for purposes of U.S. tax treatment of offshore holdings. Learn more and register here.
Tax Reform and U.S. Foreign Reporting for Individuals: New Cross-Border Repatriation and Inclusion Provisions – Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 1:00pm EST
This webinar will provide tax advisers and compliance professionals with a practical guide to the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on U.S taxpayers with foreign income and tax reporting obligations. The panel will examine the significant changes the law imposes on calculating and reporting taxable foreign-source income and will discuss regulatory guidance issued by the Service during 2018. Learn more and register here.