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This high-level program is designed specifically to address the educational needs of advanced-level and experienced tax professionals. The program features top-rated and highly sought-after speakers from across the nation.
- First-Time Attendee: Enjoy a $50 discount as our way of welcoming you to the conference.*
- Multiple Attendees: Enjoy a $50 discount per person with 2+ attendees from the same firm or company.*
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CLE (OR) Credit: 15.25 hrs
CLE (WA) Credit: 14.75 hrs
CFP Credit: 17 hrs
Multnomah Athletic Club
1849 SW Salmon St., Portland, OR 97205
Parking: Parking is free at the Multnomah Athletic Club, subject to availability.
729 SW 15th Ave., Portland, OR 97205
Room Block: A sleeping room block is available for the nights of Sunday, November 4 through Monday, November 5, 2018. Guest room rates will be offered two (2) days prior to dates above and two (2) days post dates listed, subject to availability. Hurry! Room block expires on October 8, 2018!
Room Rate: The Room rate for a deluxe queen/king is $159 per night plus tax (single/double occupancy).
- To reserve online, please use the following link: Oregon Society of CPAs Booking Link
- To speak directly with a reservations agent, please call 866-986-8085 and identify that you are with the Oregon Society of CPAs to get the special room rate listed above.
Hotel Parking: Valet parking is available at $31 per night with unlimited in and out privileges. Other self-parking options are available surrounding the hotel property.
Conference is developed by the OSCPA Northwest Federal Tax Conference Project Committee.
Thanks to our sponsor
Sponsored by the OSCPA Group Health Trust, in partnership with The Partners Group, our 2019 broker partner for the OSCPA Group Health Program!
DAY 1: Monday, November 5, 2018
- Washington D.C. Update
Arthur Auerbach, CPA
Art Auerbach CPA Tax Consultant, Atlanta, GA
- Navigating the Built-in Gains Tax for C to S Conversions After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Larry Brant, Attorney
Garvey Schubert Barer, Portland, OR
- Technology for Tax Practitioners
Accounting Today, Congers, NY
- Are Death and Taxes Really Certain? Confronting the Impact of the Tax Reform on Estate Planning
Yoshimi Smith, Attorney
Beller Smith Attorneys at Law, Boca Raton, FL
- International Tax Planning for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses as a Result of the 2017 Act
Robert Misey, Attorney
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC, Milwaukee, WI
DAY TWO: Tuesday, November 6, 2018
- 2018 Depreciation: Lightning Fast Depreciation Under the TCJA
Greg White, CPA
Cutting Edge Tax Strategies LLC, Bellevue, WA
- IRC Section 199A: Planning and Compliance
E. Lynn Nichols, CPA
E. Lynn Nichols CPA, Vero Beach, FL
- Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Overview and Update
Edward Zollars, CPA
Thomas Zollars & Lynch Ltd, Phoenix, AZ
- Federal Tax - Recent Cases & Rulings
Gwendolyn Griffith, Attorney
Tonkon Torp LLP, Portland, OR
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Larry J. Brant is a Shareholder at Foster Garvey PC in Portland, Oregon. His practice focuses on tax planning and advice, tax controversy, and business transactions. Larry regularly advises clients on tax matters and in structuring mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other business transactions.
Larry publishes articles on numerous income tax issues, including Tax Reform, Corporate Tax, § 1031 Exchanges, Taxation of S Corporations, Reasonable Compensation, Circular 230, Worker Classification, Choice of Entity, Entity Tax Classification, and State and Local Taxation. He is an Expert Contributor to Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Catalyst. In addition, Larry regularly speaks at national, regional and local tax institutes, including the NYU Federal Tax Institute, the Florida Tax Institute, the NYU Tax Conferences in July, the Portland Tax Forum, the Portland State Tax Institute, the IRS Tax Practitioners Forum, the OSCPA Forest Products Conference, the OSCPA Real Estate Conference, and the Oregon Tax Institute. Larry is a Fellow in the American College of Tax Counsel. He was the 2015 Recipient of the Oregon State Bar Tax Section Award of Merit. Larry is the author of a nationally recognized tax blog (www.larrystaxlaw.com).
Larry obtained his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida College of Law; his J.D., cum laude, from Willamette University College of Law; and his B.S. in Business Administration, cum laude, from Portland State University.
Gwendolyn Griffith is a partner in the law firm of Tonkon Torp LLP in Portland, Oregon, where she is the practice group leader for the Taxation and Employee Benefits Practice Group. Gwen’s tax practice is wide ranging, including corporate, partnership and international tax matters, as well as the income tax and transfer tax issues of complex trusts and estates. She began her law career at the Dallas, Texas law firm of Akin Gump, and then spent many years teaching law school at Willamette University College of Law before re-entering private practice. She has been with Tonkon Torp since 2008 and has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in Tax Law since 2012. She is the author of several books on taxation and received the 2017 Multnomah County Bar Association Pro Bono Award of Merit for her work with a state wide pro bono project called The CLiF Project.
Gwen is married to Peyton Lieuallen, a retired school administrator, and they have two grandchildren. Peyton and Gwen enjoy catering to the whims of their West Highland white terrier, Bentley, and attending to the endless remodeling needs of their 100-year old house in Monmouth.
E Lynn Nichols
Greg White, CPA-WA, has practiced tax accounting for more than 35 years. He is founder, shareholder, and President of CPA firm WGN, P.S. in Seattle, Washington, which serves a successful entrepreneurial client base. He also owns and operates State of the Art Tax, LLC, a tax education company. Greg is in his tenth year as an adjunct professor at the Golden Gate University’s Seattle Campus where he teaches capital assets, tax accounting, and individual taxation. Greg is licensed to practice in and has argued cases before the U.S. Tax Court. He has been named “Top 50” IRS Practitioner by CPA Magazine.
Greg has extensively presented tax CPE, predominantly on the west coast, over the last decade and has written and presented live courses and webinars for CCH and others nationally. He has presented tax topics in the Pacific Northwest on TV including spots on KOMO TV, King TV, and Northwest Cable News. He is frequently in contact with Treasury, IRS, and other top government officials in Washington, D.C. as to late breaking guidance from the government and has been involved in making recommendations to them to help practically shape federal tax legislation and administrative guidance.
Edward K. Zollars, CPA-AZ is a partner in the Phoenix, Arizona CPA firm of Thomas, Zollars & Lynch, Ltd. He has been practicing for the last 36 years in the areas of taxation of individuals and closely held business. Ed is also an author and speaker for Kaplan Professional Education, Inc., handling tax related continuing education courses for CPAs. He also authors tax articles appearing on Kaplan’s Current Federal Tax Developments website and presents a weekly audio and video update on tax developments.