The Impact of Tax Reform: Guiding Ourselves and Our Clients to Understanding and Success, Part I
Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern (90 minutes)
Session Format: Live Webinar
Topic: To Pass-through or Not to Pass-Through? Corporate Entity Planning Post Tax Reform
The threshold issue of our clients is "now that the Act has been passed, do I need to restructure my company to take advantage of these changes to the tax law?' This first webinar will try to help us effectively guide our clients through the new tax maze. It will describe the Act's changes to tax rates and historic business tax deductions, the elimination of the corporate alternate minimum tax, and the new deduction for "qualified business income" of pass-through entities under Section 199A. The speakers will assess how these changes challenge fundamental principles of business structuring and tax planning and whether the Act should change our traditional advice to clients about the structuring of their businesses.
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
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- Other AHLA Member: $150
- Non-AHLA Member: $325
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- Business Law & Governance Practice Group
- Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group
- In-House Counsel Practice Group
- Labor and Employment Practice Group
- Payers, Plans, and Managed Care Practice Group
- Physician Organizations Practice Group
- Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Practice Group
Susan F. Zinder
Law Office of Susan F. Zinder, PLLC.
New York, NY
Art Van Buren, CPA
Shareholder, Tax Services
Gary Sastow, Esq.
Brown Gruttadaro, Gaujean & Prato LLC
New York, NY
David C. Gair, Esq.
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