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Varnum's Annual Institute for Tax Practitioners

November 13, 2019
Detroit (Plymouth)
WhenWhere
November 13, 2019
7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The Inn at St. John's
44045 Five Mile Road
Plymouth, MI 48170

Registration is now closed. Walk-in registration will be available.

Heading into an Election Year: Tax Policy and Enforcement is Front Page News

Join Varnum's team of experienced federal and state tax planning and compliance professionals for a comprehensive half-day seminar specifically for tax practitioners.

Continuing Education Credits

A total of five (5) hours of CPE credit -- including one (1) hour of ethics credit -- is available to attendees of this seminar.

Agenda

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:00 – 8:05 a.m.  Welcome and Introduction
8:05 – 8:40 a.m.

Federal Tax Update

  • Introduction: Key Tax Reform Issues for 2019-2020
  • International Tax Tariffs and Structuring Considerations
8:40 –  9:35 a.m.

State and Local Tax Update

  • Wayfair and Kaestner: Supreme Court Decisions and Their Impact on Michigan Tax Practitioners
  • Michigan Legislative and Administrative Update– Including Contractor Sales and Use Tax
  • Litigation Update (Tomra, property tax, misc.)
9:35 –  9:50 a.m. Tax Update for Trusts and Estates
9:50 – 10:05 a.m. Break
10:05 – 10:25 a.m. Tax Enforcement Update: Keeping Your Civil Case Civil/Was There a Knock at the Door?
10:25 – 10:45 a.m.

Federal Tax Collection

  • Updates on Enforcement
  • Offer in Compromise (OIC) and Installment Agreements
  • Statutes of Limitation in Collection
  • Collection Due Process
  • Passport Revocation
10:45 – 11:25 a.m.

Michigan Tax and Regulatory Issues

  • Marijuana Developments
  • Tax Practitioner Concerns
  • IRC and 280E Considerations
11:25 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Ethics in Tax Practice: Old Challenges, New Problems

  • Tax Opinions: Understanding Reliance for the Taxpayer
12:15 – 12:30 p.m. 

Round-Up and Q&A

12:30 – 1:00 p.m. 

Presenters available for individual consultation

Click here to download the agenda.

Fee

$55 -- includes breakfast and materials. 
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