71st Annual VIRGINIA Conference on Federal Taxation 2019

MCLE Credits: 13.0
Ethics Credits Included: 2.0 (Optional)

Live on Site: Thursday, June 6 - Friday, June 7 / Charlottesville / University of Virginia School of Law
Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Program: 8:50 a.m. (Thursday) - 4:30 p.m. (Friday).
MCLE Credit: 13.0 (Ethics: including Optional 2.0 MCLE Ethics) CPE: 16.0 (including Optional 2.0 CPE Ethics)
Live-Interactive Credit: 13.0 Live Interactive MCLE Credit Symbol

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Why Attend?

Be a better practitioner: more efficient, competent, and knowledgeable.

  • Change your practice to account for new cases, legislation, and regulations
  • Utilize new planning techniques
  • Create strategies to assist with burdens faced by individuals and businesses
  • Apply practical solutions to problems

Virginia’s Premier Tax Conference for Attorneys and Accountants Sponsored by The University of Virginia Tax Foundation Cooperating Organizations: VSCPA, VBA, VSB, UVa McIntire School of Commerce, UVa School of Law

Hear some of the nation’s leading authorities in the area of taxation law and practice provide valuable tax-planning and tax-saving strategies developed for individuals, corporations, pass-through entities, estates, gifts, and trusts.

THIS YEAR'S TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Federal  Tax Update
  • Wayfair Case Update and Other State and Local Tax Developments
  • Merger and Acquisition Transactions  After the TCJA
  • Accounting Method and Cost Recovery Update After TCJA
  • Update on the Impact of TCJA on the Flow-Through Entity:  199A,  163(j), and Other Topics
  • Washington Update and Prospects for Tax/Regulatory Changes in 2019
  • Tax Planning for the Real Estate Developer
  • How to Compute,  Take, and Minimize RMDs
  • Choice of Entity After the TCJA
  • Planning for Qualified Opportunity Zones
  • Nonqualified Employee Benefits for Private Companies
  • CPA AND CLE Ethics

Accreditation: In addition to Virginia MCLE (see top of page), The University of Virginia Tax Foundation is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. www.nasba.org.

 

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Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE

The two-day Conference begins Thursday morning, June 6, at 8:50 a.m., adjourns at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7, and is held in the Caplin Auditorium at the University of Virginia School of Law.

Thursday, June 6, 2019
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

Morning Session (8:50 a.m. – 12:00 noon)

8:00 Registration
8:50 Introductory Remarks
8:55 Latest Federal Tax Developments
Bruce McGovern, Professor of Law and Director, Tax Clinic, South Texas College of Law Houston / Houston, TX
10:40 Break
10:55 Latest Federal Tax Developments (continued)
Bruce McGovern, Professor of Law, South Texas College of Law Houston / Houston, TX
12:00 Lunch

Afternoon Session (1:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.)

1:00 Concurrent Sessions

1:00-2:00
Virginia Tax Update (Including the Impact of the Wayfair Decision by the United States Supreme Court)

Craig D. Bell, McGuireWoods LLP / Richmond

AND

2:00-3:00
Tax Accounting and Cost Recovery Update After Almost 18 Months of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA )
Colleen M. O’Connor, KPMG LLP / Washington, DC

OR

1:00-3:00
MCLE Ethics—Professional Responsibility for Tax Professionals
Bradley A. Ridlehoover, McGuireWoods LLP / Richmond

OR

1:00-3:00
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Corp Reorgs After Tax Reform
C. Wells Hall, III, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP / Charlotte, NC

3:00 Break
3:15 Concurrent Sessions

3:15-5:15
CPE Ethics
(Ethics — Regulatory)
VSCPA Speaker: David R. Peters, Carroll Financial Associates / Charlotte, NC

OR

3:15-4:15
Nonqualified Employee Benefits for Privately Held Companies — Equity and Deferred Compensation Opportunities
Taylor W. French, McGuireWoods LLP / Charlotte, North Carolina
G. William Tysse, McGuireWoods LLP / Washington, DC

AND

4:15-5:15
70 ½:  How to Compute, Take, Minimize, and Avoid Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs)
 
Karen Field, RSM US LLP / Washington, DC

5:15 Adjourn and Cocktail Party

Friday, June 7, 2019

Morning Session (8:45 a.m. - 12:15 noon)

8:45 An Update on Tax Policy from Washington
Jeff Kummer, Deloitte Tax LLP / Washington DC
9:45 Choice of Entity After the TCJA
Anna Derewenda, Williams Mullen
/ Richmond
10:45 Break
11:00 Qualified Opportunity Zones
Laura Ellen Jones, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP / Richmond
12:15 Lunch

Afternoon Session (1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

1:00 Tax Reform Impact on the Flow-Through Entity: Sections 199A, 163(j), and 168(K)
James B. Sowell. KPMG LLP / Washington DC
3:00 Break
3:15 Tax Planning for Real Estate Developers
Farhad Aghdami, Williams Mullen / Richmond
Bruce C. Stockburger, Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore / Roanoke
4:30 Adjourn

Faculty

FACULTY

Farhad Aghdami, Williams Mullen / Richmond
Craig D. Bell, McGuireWoods LLP / Richmond
Anna Derewenda, Williams Mullen / Richmond
Karen Field, RSM US LLP / Washington, DC
Taylor W. French, McGuireWoods LLP / Charlotte, NC
C. Wells Hall, III, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP / Charlotte, NC
Laura Ellen Jones, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP / Richmond
Jeff Kummer, Deloitte Tax LLP / Washington DC
Bruce McGovern, Professor of Law and Director, Tax Clinic, South Texas College of Law Houston / Houston, TX
Colleen M. O’Connor, KPMG LLP / Washington, DC
David Peters, Carroll Financial Associates / Charlotte, NC
Bradley A. Ridlehoover, McGuireWoods LLP / Richmond
James B. Sowell, KPMG LLP / Washington DC
Bruce C. Stockburger, Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore / Roanoke
G. William Tysse, McGuireWoods LLP / Washington, DC

Locations, Dates and Fees

LIVE LOCATION AND DATES

Charlottesville / Thursday and Friday, June 6-7
University of Virginia / School of Law (Venue Website / Google Map)
600 Massie Road


LIVE REGISTRATION FEES (includes lunch both days, and Thursday night cocktail party)

$525 regular registration.
$575 late registration (after May 24, 2019).
$325 first-time attendee registration.
$425 my firm has registered three full-price attendees prior to my registration.

REFUNDS

Refund of paid enrollment fees (minus a $100 processing fee) will be made if written notice of cancellation is received at least one week prior to start of the Conference. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 800-979-8253.

PARKING

Parking will be available at the D3 lot adjacent to the law school. Any vehicles parked outside the marked lots will be ticketed and may be towed by the University at the owner’s expense. If you require a handicapped parking space, let us know.

ACCOMMODATIONS.  The Tax Conference has arranged room blocks available at several local hotels.  Please contact Kim Villio for a list by e-mail at kvillio@vacle.org.

If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact Virginia CLE® well in advance of the program date.

Private recording of this program is prohibited.

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