Federal Tax Reform & State Tax Update

Description:

Valuable information and insights!  Lively discussion! Stay up to date on Federal tax reform, including the potential impact on states of SALT related initiatives, from Joe Crosby of Multistate Associates, a leading government relations consulting firm.  Hear from Maine Revenue Service Director, John Lewandowski, and Jonathan Block,a leading state tax attorney, about trends in Maine tax laws.

Objectives:

Provide Maine accounting professionals &  tax practitioners with an overview of current federal & state legislation and code interpretation in order to better serve their clients.  

Prerequisites:

None

Category:

TX

Credits:

2

Course Level:

Overview

Registrations are currently closed.

Location:

Pierce Atwood LLP Merrill's Wharf
254 Commerial Street
Portland, ME 04101
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Start:

January 12, 2018 8:15am

End:

January 12, 2018 10:00am

Check-in starts at 7:45am

Leaders:

Block, Jonathan A. Mr.

Jonathan (Jon) Block is a partner in Maine’s largest law firm Pierce Atwood, LLP. Jon represents and advises clients with Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts tax problems. Jon does a substantial amount of legislative and government relations work in the tax area. He also advises expanding and relocating companies on taking maximum advantage of available tax and economic development incentives.
Jon earned graduate degrees from Boston University School of Law, L.L.M., Taxation (2000), and the University of Maine School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, and was Executive Editor of the Maine Law Review (1992).

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Crosby, Joseph Mr.

Joseph R. Crosby
Joseph R. Crosby is a principal with MultiState Associates, the nation's leading state and local government relations consultants. Joe is involved in all aspects of the firm’s efforts to help clients resolve the challenges they face in the state and local government arena, with a concentration on providing strategic counsel, identifying and deploying political assets, and advancing tax policy objectives.

Prior to joining MultiState in 2011, Joseph spent 11 years with the Council On State Taxation (COST), an association representing 600 of the nation's largest companies on state and local business tax issues. Joseph served COST as chief operating officer & senior director, policy. In addition to his operational responsibilities, Joseph managed all aspects of COST's advocacy program and regularly testified before state legislatures and other state and national policy-making bodies.
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