2018 Tax Conference—What Corporations & Businesses Need to Do Now to Implement the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

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Experts from KPMG will highlight domestic and international impacts.

2018 Tax Conference—What Corporations & Businesses Need to Do Now to Implement the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

CPE Credit: 8.5 Hours

Price: $745.00

NASBA Field of Study: Taxes

 

Overview

Corporations and businesses, both large and small, must navigate the new tax laws to understand the implications, and determine what they need to do now in order to reap the benefits, as early as 2018.  Led by a team of national tax experts from KPMG, this specialized conference will explore in detail the intricacies of the sweeping tax reforms in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, and how they’ll affect the taxation and tax planning of corporations and businesses.
 

AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS

•  International Tax Changes in the 2017 Tax Law

•  Timely Topics for Corporate Taxpayers

•  Topics for Partnerships: 2018 and Beyond

•  Tax Reform Legislation and its Impact on Accounting Methods  

•  Hot Topics for Financial Reporting

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVE  To update tax accountants and financial professionals on the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017,
and how it will affect the taxation of corporations, businesses and pass-through entities.

PREREQUISITE  Working knowledge of federal income taxes.    ADVANCE PREPARATION  None.    PROGRAM LEVEL  Overview.  
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
  Taxes.    DELIVERY METHOD  Group-Live.

 

This program is also available via live webcast
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Agenda

CONFERENCE AGENDA*


Deluxe Continental Breakfast & Registration
8:00 – 8:45 AM

Opening Remarks & Setting the Tone
8:45 – 9:00 AM
Conference Chair Jennifer Gray, Director of Federal Legislative and Regulatory Services at KPMG’s National Office, will give a brief overview of the new tax law and what to expect during this conference.

International Tax Changes in the 2017 Tax Law 
9:00 – 10:30 AM
Session will include discussions of recent law changes regarding mandatory repatriation, Base Erosion and Anti-abuse Tax (BEAT), taxation of hybrid entities, interest allocation matters—section 163(j), and Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income (GILTI).

Break
10:30 – 10:45 AM

International Tax Changes in the 2017 Tax Law (continued)
10:45 – 11:45 AM

Timely Topics for Corporate Taxpayers
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Session will focus on a number of provisions in the new tax law of interest to corporate filers, including: the AMT repeal, modification of the corporate rate and the dividend-received deduction rules, the new NOL carryover regime, new Capital Contribution Rules, and the potential impact of the application of new expensing rules for used property on taxable asset sales and 338 transactions.

Luncheon
12:45 – 1:30 PM

Topics for Partnerships: 2018 & Beyond
1:30 – 3:00 PM
Discussion will focus on numerous partnership topics, with a primary focus on issues related to the newly enacted tax law. Areas of focus will include the application of the newly enacted temporary deduction for certain pass-through income, as well as new rules governing loss limitations, carried interest taxation, conversion matters, expensing and depreciation, and other topics related to choice of entity consideration.

Break
3:00 – 3:15 PM

Accounting Methods   
3:15 – 4:15 PM
Discussion will focus on selected portions of the tax reform legislation in the context of methods of accounting, including: new law dealing squarely with accounting methods (e.g., income recognition; recovery of research and experimental expenditures) and new law for which timing differences may result in permanent tax impact (e.g., reduction in tax rates; international tax provisions).

Hot Topics for Financial Reporting
4:15 – 5:15 PM
Discussion will focus on financial reporting issues and how the new tax law will affect financial reporting of companies, including ASC 740 issues.

Conference Ends
5:15 PM

 

* PLEASE NOTE: Session topics and times are subject to change based on location and speaker availability. Please call 1-800-544-1114 for specific agenda details.

 

This program is also available via live webcast
2018 Tax Conference—What Corporations & Businesses Need to Do Now to Implement the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Webcast

Speakers

CONFERENCE CHAIRPERSON


Jennifer Bonar Gray rejoined KPMG’s Federal Legislative and Regulatory Services (FLRS) practice in 2014. Prior to returning to KPMG, Jennifer served as the primary tax lobbyist for the National Multi Housing Council and Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC.

She also spent six years as the primary advisor to United States Senators serving on the Senate Finance, Senate Budget, and Senate Commerce Committees. Her responsibilities included developing, analyzing, and managing all legislative priorities and initiatives for the Senators in the areas of federal tax, trade, pension and budget policy. During her tenure in the Senate, Jennifer authored many tax legislative initiatives that were enacted into law by incorporation into a number of pieces of legislation, including: the American Jobs Creation Act, The Pension Funding Equity Act of 2004, and the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Act. 

Prior to her service in the U.S. Senate, Jennifer was a Manager in the FLRS practice at Washington National Tax and an Associate at Hogan & Hartson, LLP and Taft, Stettinius, and Hollister, LLP. 

She is a graduate of Centre College of Kentucky and the Harvard Law School.

 

SPEAKERS INCLUDE


Matthew Busta, Senior Manager, Washington National Tax, KPMG

Ashby Corum, Partner, KPMG

Kevin Cunningham, Managing Director, KPMG

Jason Dexter, Senior Manager, Tax Credit and Energy Advisory Services, Washington National Tax, KPMG

Jon Finkelstein, Principal, Washington National Tax, KPMG

John Geracimos, Principal, Washington National Tax, KPMG

Doug Holland, Managing Director, Washington National Tax, KPMG

Logan Kincheloe, Manager, International Tax, Washington National Tax, KPMG

Timothy Nichols, Manager, Corporate Tax, Washington National Tax, KPMG

Adam Samber, Senior Tax Manager, KPMG

Scott Vance, Principal, Income Tax and Accounting, Washington National Tax, KPMG

 

This program is also available via live webcast
2018 Tax Conference—What Corporations & Businesses Need to Do Now to Implement the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Webcast

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Location

The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.
1150 22nd Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
(202) 835-0500

 

This program is also available via live webcast
2018 Tax Conference—What Corporations & Businesses Need to Do Now to Implement the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Webcast