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Maddin Hauser's 31st Annual Tax Symposium

Thirty-First Annual Tax Symposium



November 5, 2022


8:30 am – 12:30 pm


Four CPE credits will be available to CPAs who are eligible.


Due to the COVID-19 Virus and our concern for the health of our participants and staff, this year’s Symposium will be presented virtually. Webinar details will be provided to participants prior to the event.

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To register, please scroll to the form at the bottom of the page.

Symposium Agenda:

I Know It When I See It – Valuation Issues
Robert D. Kaplow

  • Uses of Valuations
  • Valuation Requirements
  • Accountant Assistance

Accounting Malpractice Litigation: What You (Hopefully) Never Need to Know
David M. Saperstein

  • Retention Agreements and the Statute of Limitations
  • Common Liability Issues: Standard of Care and Comparative Fault
  • Common Damages Issues: Tax Liability and Interest

Allocation of Purchase Price
Stuart M. Bordman

  • Allocation to Personal Goodwill
  • Requirements of IRS §1060
  • Issues in Completing IRS Form 8594

Roundup of Recent Tax Developments
William E. Sigler

  • New Laws, Cases and Rulings
  • Hot Topics and Pending Legislation
  • Practice Pointers

Tax Treatment of Litigation Windfalls and Losses
Jordan B. Segal

  • When are Litigation Recoveries Taxable?
  • When are Litigation Losses Deductible?
  • Practical Advice for Interfacing with the Litigators

Trust Administration: The Grantor Has Died and You Are Successor Trustee: Now What? (Hint: Call Your Lawyer)
Geoffrey N. Taylor

  • What Must You Do?
  • What Should You Do?
  • What Shouldn’t You Do?

The CPA Privilege and Responding to a Subpoena for Clients’ Tax Returns, Emails and Notes
Rita M. Lauer

  • Michigan Law MCLA 339.732 – the Purpose Behind the Statute
  • What Information are You Required to Provide?
  • How Do You Exercise the Privilege?

A Changing Retirement Plan Environment: Things I Never Thought I’d See
Charles M. Lax

  • New IRS Pre-Examination Pilot Program
  • Retroactive Adoption of New Retirement Plans
  • Update on Cryptocurrency in Retirement Plans

Registration for this event is now closed.