Stephen R. Looney, shareholder and Chair of the Tax Department at Dean Mead, was a featured speaker at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies 71st Institute on Federal Taxation on October 25, 2012. The Institute addresses all major areas of taxation and attracts attorneys, both general tax practitioners and specialists; accountants; corporate treasury and compliance executives; tax managers; and financial planners seeking expert discussion of the latest technical, legislative, and planning developments.
Mr. Looney was a co-presenter on the topic of “Tax Planning with Disregarded Entities; Including Entity Conversions”. This discussion addressed the use of the QSub and the single member LLC in various planning contexts, including acquisitions and divesitures. Among the topics discussed are formation and termination issues, including sales of single member entities, and use of single member entities in international tax planning. Mr. Looney co-presented with Jerald David August, Esq., Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP, Philadelphia, PA and West Palm Beach, FL.
The Institute is designed for the practitioner who must frequently anticipate and handle federal tax matters. It provides high-level updates, practical advice you can implement, and in-depth analysis of the latest trends and developments from leading experts. Attendees return to work with a wealth of materials, plus the tools and strategies needed to help save their clients’ tax dollars and provide them with better service. Just as important, the Institute provides the perfect setting to meet practitioners from all around the country. It’s an opportunity to share ideas, exchange views, learn what others are doing, and obtain credit for continuing education.