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Georgia’s leading taxation event brings you the most up-to-date information on changes in tax law that impact you and your clients, including international tax, professional liability issues, new partnership audit rules, and domestic international sales corporation.Live Stream Tax Forum Atlanta: Friday Only - Event LS13068Tax Forum Atlanta: Both Days - Event 13065Live Stream Tax Forum Atlanta Both Days - Event LS13065Tax Forum Atlanta: Thursday Only - Event 13067Live Stream Tax Forum Atlanta: Thursday Only - Event LS13067
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Event ID: #13063
CPE: 8.0 credits
Total Price: $330.00
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The Georgia Tax Forum provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to survive the upcoming tax season. Georgia’s leading taxation event brings you the most up-to-date information on changes in tax law that impact you and your clients, including international tax, professional liability issues, new partnership audit rules, and domestic international sales corporation.Who Should Attend: CPAs practicing in all areas of tax.
Hotel InformationRenaissance Waverly Hotel2450 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, Ga. 30339770-953-4500*GSCPA does not have a room block established at any hotel
Recent changes in the estate and gift tax laws, including proposed limitations on valuation discounts and new basis consistency rules, have a profound impact on estate planning. Explore those changes and what you should consider when advising you clients about estate planning.
In one of our best economies in several years, states still continue to suffer fromrevenue shortfalls. States are scrambling to find revenues through nexus legislationand stricter enforcement measures. Thus, practitioners must continue to navigatethe rough landscape of state taxation. Highlight developments on nexus issues inmultistate taxation and Georgia state tax developments, including recent Georgia taxcases, relevant Georgia tax legislation, Georgia tax regulations, Georgia Departmentof Revenue letter rulings and Georgia Department of Revenue policy bulletins.
Cybersecurity threats continue to ramp up and cause a great deal of concernfor CPAs. Security tools to protect against cyber attacks are becoming moresophisticated, but attackers are also becoming more sophisticated. An effectivedata security policy is a key part of a CPA firm’s overall risk management program.Attendees will take away a greater awareness about cybersecurity best practices.This high-level presentation will cover topics such as:• Common data security risks including risks associated with people, threats todata protection, and current trends in breaches• Some cybersecurity best practices pre- and post-breach• Recommended policies and procedures• War stories from CAMICO’s claims files
The number of legislative initiatives at the state and federal level impacting the professionis significant. With complexity ever increasing, now is the time to be more aware and morevigilant on legislation that can have an impact on your business and your clients. Discussfederal and state initiatives CPAs should be aware of, and will include some “behind thescenes” on what our level of concern should be.
If you choose this option you will receive your materials as a downloadable PDF file. eMaterials will be available for download approximately three business days prior to the event. For more information on eMaterials please visit ematerials.gscpa.org. Should you choose to receive eMaterials, printed materials will not be available at the event. How to access eMaterials • Go to http://www.gscpa.org and click on "My GSCPA" and then on "My eMaterials." You will be required to log in to access the document by using your gscpa.org login credentials. • Click on "Download eMaterials" link associated with this conference. • Download and save the document to your computer prior to the event. Please note that once the materials are uploaded to the GSCPA website refunds, transfers and cancellations are not accepted.
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The sun has set on TEFRA and the new partnership audit regulations have been reissued. Thesenew rules will be in place for all partnerships beginning after December 31, 2017. Are you ready?Are your clients ready? Discuss the new rules including how to count partners, what an imputedunderpayment is, and, of course, the importance of the new partnership representative.
Hear the ins and outs of the appeals process from appeals expert and former IRS Chiefof Appeals.
Recent court opinions about the application of negligence penalties in partnership cases(Malone), subjective standards for determining reasonable basis (Wells Fargo), andpenalties with no statute of limitations (Groves) have raised eyebrows about the currentstate of penalties. In an era where penalties are increasingly applied, these decisionsgive us reason to reconsider how we view a reasonable basis for a return position, theapplication of penalties to certain parties, and the viability of reasonable cause defenses.
If your client/company profitably exports finished goods that are manufactured, grownor produced in the U.S., its possessions or Puerto Rico for use outside of the U.S, itspossessions and Puerto Rico, a Domestic International Sales Corporation (DISC) canprovide benefits to increase after-tax funds, retirement funds, and/or key employeemotivation/retention. With extra attention to export sales and related costs, yourexporting client/company can enjoy significant tax benefits provided in the InternalRevenue Code.
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