The NYU School of Professional Studies 74th Institute on Federal Taxation to Feature Insights and Analyses from America’s Top Tax Authorities

Bicoastal Event Will Take Place on Oct. 25-30 at the Grand Hyatt New York and on Nov. 15-20 at The Fairmont San Francisco

NEW YORK, August 26, 2015 – Tax practitioners who frequently handle federal tax matters can stay up-to-date while hearing from America’s leading tax experts during the 74th Institute on Federal Taxation (IFT), presented by the NYU School of Professional Studies (

The week-long conferences are offered on both coasts—October 25-30 at the Grand Hyatt New York and November 15-20 at The Fairmont San Francisco. They bring together tax practitioners in the specializations of finance, law, and government to ground themselves in new regulations in federal taxation, to exchange ideas, and to stay current on the latest trends and developments. Participants can choose to attend any number of days, or the entire week, at either the New York or California locations.

The Institute is designed for attorneys who are both general tax practitioners and specialists, accountants, corporate treasury and compliance executives, tax managers, and financial planners, who seek expert discussion on the latest technical, legislative, and planning developments in the field.

Nationally recognized tax authorities guide attendees through in-depth general sessions and panel discussions that cover the most advanced tax issues. They offer participants a clear understanding of the key issues affecting their clients or businesses, and present planning strategies that can be immediately used in practice. Just as important, the Institute provides the perfect setting in which to meet and network with practitioners from around the country.

Participants also can obtain credit for continuing education, along with the tools and the tactics needed to help save their clients' tax dollars and provide them with better service. The program encompasses all major areas of tax, including:

  • current developments
  • tax controversies
  • corporate tax
  • partnerships, LLCs, and real estate
  • trusts and estates
  • executive compensation and employee benefits
  • closely-held businesses
  • international tax
  • ethics
  • hot tax topics

Among the highlights are sessions on: From the Experts: IRS Representation Tools, Techniques, and Defensive Strategies – Civil and Criminal Tax Update; Update on Section 409A; Mergers and Acquisitions Involving S Corporations; Hot Corporate Deals; Maximizing Capital Gains in Real Estate Transactions; TEFRA Partnership Audit Procedures; Tax Reporting for Cross-Border Transactions; Transfer Tax vs. Income Tax Basis Issues; and Ethical Issues for Tax Practitioners: Good Tax Planning, Aggressive Tax Advice, or Criminal Tax Evasion.

This year, the conference closes with The Arthur D. Sederbaum Memorial Lecture, during which panelists will analyze and discuss Family Limited Partnerships and Sophisticated Planning Techniques in the Current Environment.

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About the NYU School of Professional Studies
Established in 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies ( is one of NYU’s several degree-granting schools and colleges, each with a unique academic profile. The reputation of the School of Professional Studies arises from its place as the NYU home for study and applied research related to key knowledge-based industries where the New York region leads globally. This is manifest in the School’s diverse graduate, undergraduate, and Professional Pathways programs in fields such as Accounting, Finance, and Law; Applied Politics; Creative Cities and Economic Development; English-Language Learning; Fundraising and Grantmaking; Global Affairs; Health Information Management; Hospitality and Tourism Management; Human Resource Management and Development; Languages and Humanities; Management and Systems; Marketing and Marketing Analytics; Professional Writing; Project Management; Public Relations and Corporate Communication; Publishing; Real Estate, Real Estate Development, and Construction Management; Social Entrepreneurship; Sports Management, Media, and Business; and Translation.

More than 100 distinguished full-time faculty members collaborate with an exceptional cadre of practitioner/adjunct faculty members and lecturers to create vibrant professional and academic networks that annually attract nearly 5,000 degree-seeking students from around the globe. In addition, the School fulfills the recurrent professional education needs of local, national, and international economies, as evidenced by close to 48,000 Professional Pathways enrollments in Career Advancement Courses, Diploma Programs, workshops, and seminars. The School’s community is enriched by more than 28,000 degree-holding alumni worldwide, many of whom serve as mentors, guest speakers, and advisory board members. For more information about the NYU School of Professional Studies, visit