BREAKFAST BITES: TAX LAW: Roundup of Recent Tax Developments


Educational Series
Maddin Hauser’s educational series, Breakfast Bites, will cover numerous topics.

Please review the agenda and sign up for the sessions you would like to attend using the form at the bottom of this page.

The sessions will be held at Maddin Hauser's offices, located at 28400 Northwestern Hwy, 2nd Floor,
Southfield, MI 48034. Click for map.

Complimentary continental breakfast will be provided.

Session 1:
Roundup of Recent Tax Developments  
Session qualifies for 1.5 CPE credits for CPAs  
Presented By:
William E. Sigler
January 17, 2018
7:30 am - 9:30 am
As tax season is upon us, a refresher on important recent tax developments will help address issues that arise in counseling clients and assisting them with filing their tax returns. This session will cover both State and Federal tax developments, including developments with respect to Tax Reform.   
Session 2:
Overseas Accounts and Trusts: What to Do if My Client has Offshore Assets
Session qualifies for 1 CPE credit for CPAs
Presented By:
Evan H. Kaploe
May 9, 2018
8:00 am - 9:30 am
This tax session will examine the intricacies of the Bank Secrecy act and Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and the consequences for failing to comply. We will have an open discussion about when a client or taxpayer needs to file an FBAR, Form 8938, and other international information returns. More importantly, this session covers what to do in the event that you discover a foreign or offshore account before the IRS and how to disclose appropriately. It will also address situations where the IRS discovers the foreign account during an examination and disclosure is not an available remedy. Finally, we will briefly talk about the emerging use of convertible virtual currency or bitcoin and how the Government taxes its use.

Session 3:
Estate Planning Topic To Be Determined
Session qualifies for 1 CPE credit for CPAs
Presented By:
Geoffrey N. Taylor
September 5, 2018
8:00 am - 9:30 am