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Thank you for your membership with The Georgia Society of CPAs! The Society is happy to present the Membership Appreciation Conference to those that renewed prior to June 30th.
Georgia’s leading taxation event brings you up-to-date on changing tax legislation and critical issues impacting you and your clients, including COVID-19, gift tax, bankruptcy, international law and choice of entity. Day one, Thursday, will provide an update and lessons learned in the past year. Day two, Friday, takes a deeper dive into trending topics to prepare you for the coming year.Alternate Attendance Options:Thursday Only (LS13067) | More Information >Friday Only (LS13068) | More Information >
Event ID: #LS13065
CPE: 16.0 credits
Total Price: $500.00
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Participate in guided discussions you need to survive the upcoming tax season, as well as insight and experience from local and national speakers to help you determine the best route in advising your clients. Receive 15 hours general, 1 hour A&A credit.
MATERIALSThis conference is a paperless conference and all materials will be available electronically as PDFs. Materials will be available for download in advance and participants will receive an email when they are available. For more information about eMaterials, visit ematerials.gscpa.org.
J P. Garverick, CPA, MT, CFP
Review various newly enacted Federal individual income tax provisions (i.e., under SECURE and CARES Acts), regulations and IRS guidance. Additional topics are to be determined depending on the most recent developments incurred up to date of the event.
Review various newly enacted Federal business income tax provisions (i.e., under SECURE and CARES Acts), regulations and IRS guidance. Additional topics are to be determined depending on the most recent developments incurred up to date of the event.
Richard C. Litwin
The Litwin Law Firm, P.C.
Session will cover (1) effects of telecommuting (due to COVID-19), including unintended income tax consequences for business that face the possibility of new filing obligations (income tax and employer withholding tax) in new states and the nexus waiver relief offered by some states; (2) continued fallout from Wayfair’s upholding state laws that require remote sellers to collect a state’s sales/use tax; (3) recent Georgia DOR guidance on the application of sales tax nonprofit organization fundraising events; and (4) Georgia legislation and other developments over the past year.
William A. Turner
Cohen Pollock Merlin Turner, P.C.
Explore the current estate and gift tax laws and recent developments, including possible changes resulting from the 2020 election. We will also explore various estate planning ideas, some of which may need to be considered before the end of the year.
Arthur Auerbach, CPA, CGMA
Arthur Auerbach CPA
Review the PPP Loan Forgiveness Program and filing for forgiveness. Proposed changes to IRS tax forms and instructions for the 2020 year, including teacher expenses, contributions and Form 1099-NEC. IRS Regulations issued on like-kind exchanges and final regulations on Section 199A. Discuss the effect on Georgia filings and additional items that pop up between now and the conference.
Hale E. Sheppard, J.D., LL.M.
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry
With a new Commissioner in place, IRS enforcement has reached its highest level in years. The IRS maintains over 50 active "compliance campaigns," and recently announced extensive auditing of "global high-wealth enterprises." Review the key issues, new IRS campaigns and available remedies for taxpayers. Additional discussion will include the focus on violations related to unreported foreign assets, transition/repatriation taxes under Section 965, foreign investors with U.S. property, FATCA, virtual currency, foreign-payment withholding, unreported foreign gifts and inheritances.
Jack F. Williams, Ph.D., J.D., CIRA
Georgia State University College of Law
Participate in a lively discussion on the tax aspects of bankruptcy under Chapter 11 and Chapter 7.
Brian T. Muia, CPA
Jones and Kolb, CPAs
Everything in this world seems to be changing, and tax regulations for not-for-profits are no exception. Explore the lessons learned from the TCJA and look into best practices for Form 990 compliance and storytelling.
Ernst & Young LLP
Channing D. Wade
Ernst & Young LLP
The current global political and economic environment is dynamic and continually evolving. As the C-Suite and business stakeholders explore strategies to improve margins and operate more efficiently, strategic tax planning decisions must be made to determine which business structures will be most effective both now and in the future. Explore choice of entity and the mindset needed to approach tax structuring in a post-TCJA environment, where uncertain business forecasts and global tax policy require flexibility.
Robert Forman, Esq., LL.M
Hall Benefits Law
A discussion of the more critical and impactful provisions of the SECURE and CARES Acts and "recent developments" (as of 11/6/2020), as well as a discussion of "Inherited IRAs" and Designation of Beneficiary Issues in retirement plans.
Karen B. Fortune, CPA, CFF, CGMA, MAc
IAG Forensics & Valuation
Learn through real-world examples about the risks of fraud to the tax preparer. Discuss the standards to which CPAs are held, how CPAs have behaved and how malpractice claims against tax preparers have resulted from fraud events.
Anson Asbury, J.D., LL.M.
Asbury Law Firm
Art and Anson will discuss the current state of partnership taxation from the perspective of filing and audit defense. They will cover the ability to change previously filed partnership returns, the new reporting requirements for basis and the proposed form changes for next year. They will also preview the differences you will see for partnerships in examination now that the first post-TEFRA partnership audits are about to begin.
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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