2020 Conference on State Taxation


February 26, 2020 - February 27, 2020

February 26- 27, 2020
Renaissance Albany Hotel

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About the Conference

The Conference focuses specifically on the latest tax issues and disseminates how these will impact businesses in New York State.

Presented in cooperation with Albany Law School and the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance, this conference provides the most up-to-date information to New York’s tax specialist and an opportunity to network with the experts who implement the state tax law.

A Roundtable discussion on NYS Tax Audit Issues and a Welcome Reception will be held on Wednesday, February 26. The Conference will take place on Thursday, February 27 with all events being held at The Renaissance Hotel.

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Albany Law School’s Center for Continuing Legal Education has 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.  This conference has been accredited as a source of up to 5 continuing legal education credits for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys in New York State. (6 Professional Practice credits and 1 Ethics credit.)  For financial hardship guidelines, please call the Center for Continuing Legal Education at (518) 472.5888. 

Disability Accommodation
Should you need an accommodation, please contact Albany law School’s Center for Continuing Legal Education at 518-472-5888 at least a week prior to the course to discuss your requirements.

Note:
New York State Continuing Legal Education Board regulations state that credit shall be awarded only for attendance at an entire course or program, or for attendance at an entire session of a course or program.  No credit shall be awarded for attending a portion of a course or a portion of a session.

CEU

This Conference has been approved CEU’s for New York Certified public accountants under section 7409 of New York State Education Law, New York Sponsor License # 002719.

Agenda

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Wednesday, February 26

3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Corporate Roundtable on NYS TAX Audit Issues
5:30 - 7:00 Welcome Reception sponsored by:
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

 

Thursday, February 27
7:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
Continental Breakfast sponsored by: Hodgson Russ LLP
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Ethics for Tax Attorneys

  • Mark F. Glaser, Esq.
    Shareholder
    Greenberg Traurig, LLP
9:15 - 9:20 a.m. Welcome Remarks

9:20 - 10:10 a.m.

 

 

 

GILTI and other TCJA Issues in State Tax Returns

  • Marc. A. Simonetti, Esq.
    Partner
    Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

10:10 - 11:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 

Pass Thru Entities

  • Steven N. J. Wlodychak, Esq.
    National State Tax and Local Tax Policy
    Leader for Americas Tax Policy
    Ernst & Young
  • Alysse McLoughlin
    Partner
    McDermott Will & Emery LLP

 

11:00 - 11:10 a.m. Refreshment Break
11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Post Wayfair and Other Sales Tax Issues

  • Michael J. Hilkin, Esq.
    Counsel
    Eversheds Sutherland
  • Ted W. Friedman
    Counsel

    Eversheds Sutherland
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Luncheon
Sponsored by: Eversheds Sutherland

Luncheon Keynote

  • Honorable Michael Schmidt
    Commissioner
    NYS Department of Taxation and Finance
1:30 - 2:20 p.m.

False Claim Act - Recent NYS Cases

  • Thomas Teige Carroll
    Bureau Chief, Tax Payer Protection Bureau
    NYS Office of Attorney General
  • William J. Comiskey, Esq.
    Senior Counsel
    Hodgson Russ LLP
2:20 - 3:10 p.m.

NYS Article 9-A Rules - Timetable and Key Issues

  • Matthew Gokey, Team Leader Income Franchise Taxes
    NYS Department of Tax & Finance
  • Jessica Lesczinski, Tax and Policy Analyst
    NYS Department of Tax & Finance
3:10 - 4:00 p.m.

2020 Tax Legislation

  • Kenneth Pokalsky
    Vice President
    The Business Council of NYS, Inc.
4:00 p.m. Adjourn

 

Registration Information

Member Type Before 2/19/20 After 2/19/20
Business Council Member $399 $425
Non-member $499 $525

 

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Cancellation & Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to seven days prior to the event. You will be refunded, less a $75 processing fee. Cancellations received after February 19, 2020 will not be eligible for a refund. The Business Council encourages you to send a substitute in your place if you cannot attend.

Sponsorship Opportunities

 Heighten your corporate presence.  All sponsorships levels include the following

Sponsorship includes:

  • Complimentary Conference Registration(s)
  • Pre and Post Conference List of Participants
  • Recognition in Conference Material and Signage

Sign up now as a Conference Sponsor.  Call 800.358.1202

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Sponsorship Levels

Presenting

  • Opportunity to give Welcome Remarks (5 minutes)
  • Logo on signage and program at event
  • 3 complimentary registrations
  • Only 1 sponsorship available

$5,000

 

 

 

Platinum

  • Opportunity to introduce panel / session
  • Logo on signage and program at event
  • 2 complimentary registrations

$4,000

 

 

 

Luncheon

  • Opportunity to introduce luncheon keynote speaker
SOLD OUT
Welcome Reception SOLD OUT
Registration Sponsor $2,000
Continental Breakfast SOLD OUT
Refreshment Break $1,500

 

Sponsor now

Sign up now as a Conference Sponsor.  Or contact Sara McDonnell for more information.

 

Our Sponsors

Eversheds Sutherland
Hodgson Russ LLP
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Hotel Accommodations

A limited number of rooms are available at the Renaissance Albany HotelBook your group rate for BCNYS Tax Conference here, or call 1.888.236.2427 and reference the BCNYS Tax Conference to obtain the special rate of $189.

Cut-off date:  Wednesday, February 5, 2020.