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2016 Year-End Accounting and Tax Update - Philadelphia

November 02, 2016
8:00 AM to 6:30 PM EST

The Hub Cira Centre
2929 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Chevaneese Hague
(215) 636-5547
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BDO USA, LLP would like to invite you to join us for our 2016 Year-End Accounting and Tax Update. This event will highlight timely, comprehensive updates on key tax, accounting and financial topics relevant to both public and private companies.

Specific topics to be covered include:
  • Accounting and financial reporting
  • Tax law changes, proposed legislation and trends that may have an impact on you or your company
  • Cybersecurity preparedness for companies of all sizes
  • Tax implications of the upcoming election
  • An International and UK tax update
  • Hot topics within the Executive and HR world
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM - Registration

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Program

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM - Networking Reception
CPE Breakdown:
  • 2.0 CPE credits in the field of Specialized Knowledge and Applications
  • 1.5 CPE credits in the field of Business Management & Organization
  • 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Accounting
  • 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Tax
  • Breakout sessions: Your choice of 1.5 additional CPE credits in the field of Tax or Accounting 
Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:
  • Evaluate updates for accounting and financial reporting
  • Describe recent tax developments effecting businesses now and in the new year
  • Learn methods for identifying cyber risk and vulnerabilities, as well as remediation measures
  • Gain insights into optimizing cybersecurity strategies, making sure limited resources are deployed in the right areas to mitigate risk
  • Understand components of a cybersecurity risk management program, including an organization's governance and operating model
  • Explain new regulations relating to the U.S. tax characterization of intercompany indebtedness
  • Discuss the potential tax implications arising from Brexit
  • Examine plan wellness for an employee benefit including fee disclosures relating to investments
  • Discuss cybersecurity in relationship to an employee benefit plan and the expectations of the Department of Labor 
  • Discuss an overview of health and welfare materials, which will cover prescription trends, ACA reporting and how to prepare for a HIPAA audit  
  • Review direction of federal tax policy following the election
  • Discuss recent tax legislative developments
  • Explain recent regulatory and administrative developments
  • Discuss prospects for future tax legislation
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 7.0 total CPE credits
Program Level: Basic
BDO USA, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org
Todd Carmichael, Co-Founder and CEO, La Colombe Coffee
Kevin Anderson, Partner, BDO USA, LLP
Joseph Beach, Office Managing Partner, BDO USA, LLP
Sean Dokko, Senior Manager, BDO USA, LLP
Michael Dombrowski, Managing Director, BDO USA, LLP
Ingrid Gardner, Managing Director, BDO USA, LLP
Christopher Mellen, Director, BDO USA, LLP
Robert Pedersen, Practice Leader – International Tax Services, BDO USA, LLP
Joanne Szupka, Director, BDO USA, LLP