The Attorneys at Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP continuously participate in numerous events nationally and locally, as well as host educational events for professionals at the New York City office location. Feel free to check our site frequently for upcoming events that the firm will be participating in and hosting.
Usman Mohammad will participate in the webinar entitled "U.S. Tax Reporting of Foreign Retirement Accounts and Other Foreign Trusts" hosted by Strafford on January 23, 2020
This webinar will cover tax considerations for individuals with interests in foreign retirement accounts and trusts and will benefit accountants, attorneys, and investment professionals serving these clients. The webinar will go beyond the basics to offer useful practice pointers on how the IRS approaches foreign pensions in an examination situation to prevent potentially costly tax penalties and sanctions. It will cover Americans’ interests in United Kingdom retirement plans, as they are most commonly encountered in practice.
Megan L. Brackney will participate in the panel entitled “Empire State Update: Recent Developments in New York State Taxes,” New York State Bar Association, Section of Taxation, Annual Meeting on January 28, 2020
A lot is happening in the area of New York State and local taxation! Join us for a discussion of recent developments, including an update on New York’s draft corporate income tax regulations, newly issued administrative guidance, as well as some important decisions issued by the New York State Division of Tax Appeals and New York State judicial courts.
Sharon L. McCarthy will present a webinar entitled "Ethical Considerations for Tax Pros: Recognizing Conflicts and Asking for Advice" through CPAAcademy.org on January 30, 2020
In this webinar, attendees will review the duties of a tax professional in advising clients on tax return preparation and audits. Using real-life examples, we will identify potential conflicts and other problems that may arise in the course of a tax professional's representation, as well as discuss recommended methods for addressing them. Among the topics covered will be a tax professional's duty of candor to the IRS and the potential for discipline and, in extreme circumstances, criminal prosecution for failure to comply with one's duties.
Christopher Ferguson will present the "Update on International Voluntary Disclosure Procedures" at the NYSSCPA’s International Tax Committee’s Annual Conference on January 30, 2020
An overview of the current options in place for those US taxpayers who have not complied with return filings and/or information disclosures, recent activities/focus by the IRS on enforcement, and traps for the unwary.
Paul Butler will participate in the panel entitiled "Practical Privilege Issues," at the ABA Tax Midyear Meeting on January 31, 2020
Would your client rather give their documents to the IRS, the New York Times, or both? This panel will discuss the rules protecting communications from disclosure, using real-world examples. We will also touch on hot topics and best practices.
Yoram Keinan will participate in the panel entitled "Clearing Up the Clouds? Proposed US Taxation of Cloud Transactions, Non-Currency Tokens, and other 'Digital Assets,'" at the ABA Tax Midyear Meeting on January 31, 2020
Kostelanetz & Fink partner Yoram Keinan will participate in the panel entitled "Clearing-Up the Clouds? Proposed U.S. Taxation of Cloud Transactions, Non-Currency Tokens, and other “Digital Assets” PLUS Key Policy Proposals affecting Crossborder Structures & Investments (OECD’s Updated Plan to Alter the Tax Nexus Consensus; Replacing LIBOR)" at the ABA Tax Midyear Meeting on January 31, 2020 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, FL, from 9:45-11:30 AM.
Caroline D. Ciraolo will moderate the panel entitled "Update: Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice," at the Midyear Meeting of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation in Boca Raton, FL on February 1, 2020
The Midyear Meeting of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation in Boca Raton, Florida offers individuals the opportunity to learn from leaders in taxation over the course of three days: January 30 - February 1, 2020. During the panel "Update: Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice" on February 1, moderator Caroline D. Ciraolo will speak with Panelist Richard Zuckerman, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Tax Division, Department of Justice, Washington, DC, about updates at the Department of Justice's Tax Division.
Caroline D. Ciraolo will present "Women in Tax" at Georgetown University Law Center on February 12, 2020
Caroline D. Ciraolo and Jay R. Nanavati will present "Financial Crimes Enforcement, Compliance & Risk Mitigation" at the Bahamas Financial Services Board in Nassau, Bahamas on February 19, 2020
Kostelanetz & Fink partners Caroline D. Ciraolo and Jay R. Nanavati will present "Financial Crimes Enforcement, Compliance & Risk Mitigation" at the Bahamas Financial Services Board in Nassau, Bahamas on February 19, 2020.