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Maddin Hausers 28th Tax Symposium




November 2, 2019


The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Road, Plymouth, MI 48170


Registration begins at 8:00 am and a continental breakfast will be served. The presentations will commence at 8:30 am and conclude at 12:30 pm. 

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Symposium Agenda

Trust Accounting for Accountants
Geoffrey N. Taylor

  • Is it the Same as Financial Accounting? Tax Accounting?
  • Principal Beneficiaries Versus Income Beneficiaries
  • Reporting to Beneficiaries or (Gasp!) a Court

Stay Classy: The Tax Consequences of Worker Classification

  • Overview of Tests for Worker Classification for Tax Purposes
  • Consequences of Misclassification
  • Worker Classification in the “Gig Economy”

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Tax Issues
David M. Eisenberg

  • Cancellation of Debt Income
  • Bankruptcy Discharge of Unpaid Income Taxes
  • Non-Dischargeable Tax Debt

Roundup of Recent Tax Developments
William E. Sigler

  • TCJA Guidance
  • New Laws, Cases and Rulings
  • Practice Pointers

The Wonderful World of Common Area Maintenance
Gary A. Kravitz

  • What is CAM and How Does it Work?
  • How Do You Protect Tenants?
  • The Role of the Accountant

Representations and Warranties in a Business Purchase Agreement
Stuart M. Bordman

  • What Representations and Warranties Should be Included or Avoided?
  • What is the Difference Between a Representation and a Warranty?
  • Obligation to Disclose Exceptions

Unemployment Insurance Tax Strategies and Forms
Kaitlin A. Brown

  • Factors That Influence Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates
  • Avoiding SUTA Dumping Penalties Upon a Transfer or Sale of Business
  • Strategies for Compliance: Distinctions Between Employee Leasing Companies

Back from the Dead – New Rules for Health Reimbursement Accounts
Marc S. Wise

  • New Individual Coverage HRAs for 2020
  • New Notice and Documentation Requirements
  • New Excepted Benefit HRAs for 2020

Help – My Client Has Cryptomania!
Robert D. Kaplow

  • What is Cryptocurrency and Why do I Care?
  • Income Tax Aspects of Using Cryptocurrency
  • Estate Planning Issues Regarding Cryptocurrency and Digital Assets

Missing Plan Participants: What’s the Problem
Charles M. Lax

  • What Constitutes a Missing Participant?
  • What is a Plan Sponsor’s Obligation to Locate Missing Participants?
  • What Methods are Available to Locate Missing Participants?