Annual Decosimo Tax Seminar Features Tax and Business Leader Tracks Oct. 30th
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (October 9, 2012) -- Decosimo will host the 2012 Decosimo Tax Seminar on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Chattanooga Convention Center from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s seminar will feature a federal tax update presented by keynote speaker Rick Taylor in the morning and breakout sessions in the afternoon. The breakout sessions will include a tax track and a Business Leaders Series track.
The 2012 Decosimo Business Leaders Series track will feature three afternoon courses including “Public Relations: Everyone’s in PR” presented by Beth Bragg Henon of Bragging Rights Public Relations; “Employment Law Update” presented by Rosemarie Hill of Chambliss, Bahner and Stophel, P.C.; and “Forensics and Fraud: Red Flags and War Stories” co-presented by Principal Mike Costello, Senior Managers Pam Mantone and Sharon Hamrick, and Forensic Accounting Director Bill Acuff of Decosimo.
The tax track also will offer three afternoon sessions presented by Decosimo tax professionals and will include: “Foreign Income: What’s Excluded? What’s Not?” co-presented by tax managers Darcia Wise and Elizabeth Powell; “State Tax Credits and Incentives: Past, Present and Future” presented by tax supervisor Sarah Denton; and “Strategic Transition Planning” presented by senior tax manager Bob Wheat.
The morning federal tax update will be presented by Rick Taylor, the partner in charge of tax with Wipfli, LLP, who has more than 30 years of experience crafting tax planning strategies for unique client situations. Mr. Taylor has co-authored three technical tax books and was a developer and domain expert for two popular tax planning software programs.
Accountants, attorneys and other business professionals may register for the 2012 Decosimo Tax Seminar at www.decosimo.com/TaxSeminar2012. The registration fee is $99 for the full-day seminar, which includes breakfast and lunch. Attendees may earn up to 8 hours of continuing professional education (CPE) and up to 6.75 hours of TN continuing legal education (CLE).
Those interested only in the half-day Decosimo Business Leaders Series may register separately at www.decosimo.com/October2012Series for $49.
Decosimo has hosted annual tax and accounting seminars for more than 30 years.
Founded in 1971, Decosimo is a Top 100 accounting and business advisory services firm with approximately 300 employees across offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville, Tenn.; Atlanta and Dalton, Ga.; Huntsville, Ala.; Cincinnati, Ohio and the Cayman Islands. Each of Decosimo's offices serves a diverse client base providing a full range of assurance and tax solutions, as well as personal and business advisory services including valuation, litigation support and transaction consulting. Decosimo is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited, which comprises 301 firms with a total of 636 offices across 100 countries. Together, Moore Stephens and Decosimo provide clients with access to a depth of resources and expertise comparable to the largest national firms.