The Impact of Tax Reform: Guiding Ourselves and Our Clients to Understanding and Success, Part II
Includes a Live Event on 03/26/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern (90 minutes)
Session Format: Live Webinar
Topic: Tax Reform's Impact on Tax-Exempt Healthcare Organizations: No Rest for the Weary
Relatively unscathed in 1986, the last time our federal tax rules were overhauled comprehensively, tax-exempt organizations have been in the crosshairs of Congress's tax-writing committees for many years. As with any legislative vehicle, there are opportunities for winners and losers. Make no mistake: tax-exempt healthcare organizations are losers under the Act. Eliminating the estate tax's reach and doubling the standard deduction will challenge revenue-strapped organizations seeking charitable contributions. The Act toughens the Unrelated Business Income Tax—or UBIT—rules, introduces a new executive compensation excise tax, and eliminates tax-exempt advance refunding bonds and tax credit bonds issued after December 31, 2017. This panel of experts will help us find the silver lining, if any, in tax reform and prepare us for the future.
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area.
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