NEW YORK, October 19, 2018— Tax practitioners can stay abreast of the latest trends and gain insight into the full impact of the past year’s tax reforms from America’s leading tax experts during the 77th Institute on Federal Taxation (IFT). Hosted by the Finance and Law programs within the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) Division of Programs in Business, IFT will take place from October 21-26 at the Grand Hyatt New York.
Last December, President Trump signed into law H.R.1, commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The TCJA is the largest overhaul of the tax code since the Tax Reform Act of 1986. It makes broad changes across personal, corporate, and estate taxes, and although many portions of the Act that apply to individuals and estates will sunset after 2025, many of TCJA’s changes will continue to be effective after 2025 unless changed by future legislation.
The year’s IFT will focus on key tax provisions signed into law by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act with specific emphasis on what clients and tax practitioners should know going forward. Nationally recognized experts will guide attendees through in-depth general sessions and panel discussion, identifying the biggest opportunities and challenges presented by the TCJA.
The NYUSPS Institute on Federal Taxation is designed for the practitioner who must frequently anticipate and handle federal tax matters. It attracts attorneys, both general tax practitioners and specialists; accountants; corporate treasury and compliance executives; tax managers; and financial planners, who seek expert discussion of the latest technical, legislative, and planning developments. Participants can obtain credit for continuing education.
Presentations during this year’s Institute will cover the most advanced tax issues, offering participants a clear understanding of the key issues affecting their clients or business, and presenting planning ideas that can immediately be used in practice. Just as important, the Institute provides the ideal setting in which to meet practitioners from around the country.
The six-day program will encompass all major areas of tax, including current developments; tax controversies; corporate tax; partnerships, LLCs, and real estate; international tax; trusts and estates; executive compensation and employee benefits; closely-held businesses; ethics; and hot tax topics.
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The NYUSPS Institute on Federal Taxation will take place from October 21-26 at the Grand Hyatt New York.
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About the NYUSPS Division of Programs in Business Finance and Law Programs
The NYUSPS Finance and Law Programs have been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York. The NYUSPS Finance and Law Programs are 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.
About the NYU School of Professional Studies
Established in 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) is one of NYU’s several degree-granting schools and colleges—each with a unique academic profile. The reputation of NYUSPS arises from its place as the NYU home for industry-focused education and applied research that is related to key knowledge-based fields, in which the New York region leads globally. This is manifest in the School’s diverse graduate, undergraduate, and Professional Pathways programs that span a broad range of disciplines including: Accounting, Finance, and Law; Applied Health; Arts, Design, and Film, and TV; Economic and Urban Development; English Language Learning; Entrepreneurship; Fundraising and Grantmaking; Global Affairs; Global Security, Conflict, and Cybercrime; Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Management; Humanities; Human Resource Management and Development; Languages; Management and Systems; Marketing; Professional Writing; Project Management; Public Relations and Corporate Communication; Publishing; Real Estate, Real Estate Development, and Construction Management; Sports Business; and Translation.
More than 80 distinguished full-time faculty members collaborate with an exceptional cadre of practitioner/adjunct faculty members and lecturers to create a vibrant professional and academic environment that educates nearly 5,400 degree-seeking students from around the globe each year. In addition, the School fulfills the recurrent professional education needs of local, national, and international economies, as evidenced by over 18,000 Professional Pathways enrollments in Career Advancement Courses, Certificates, and Diploma Programs. The School’s community is enriched by nearly 25,000 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 sps.nyu.edu.