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Real vs. Personal Property

November 2008, 7:00am EST
Novi, MI
46100 Grand River Avenue
Novi, Michigan 48374

Sponsor: Michigan Tax Conference

Featuring:

  • Initial release of draft MBT forms
  • Returning - Paul Frankel and Richard Pomp
  • Tax Experts answering questions on site
  • Honigman Presenters and Topics include:
    • June Summers Haas - Nexus
    • Lynn Gandhi - Unitary Reporting
    • Patrick Van Tiflin - Constitutional Issues with the MBT (also presenting at a breakout session on Day 1)
    • Stewart Mandell - Real vs. Personal Property
    • Mark Hilpert- MBT Credits
    • Alan Valade - Michigan Unemployment Insurance

Description:

Don't miss the second largest tax conference in the nation! Experience expert speakers as they discuss real-life solutions to the tax topics that matter most to you, including the latest on MBT (offered on both days). With timely topics offered in a great format, this is a program you shouldn't miss.

Special Pricing Options:

  • This event provides the flexibility for you to attend both days or each day separately.
  • The two-day event fees are $495 for MACPA/State Bar Members and $695 for Nonmembers.
  • Pricing for each one day only option for MACPA/State Bar Members is $275 and $375 for Nonmembers.
  • Plus, when you enroll multiple attendees from the same organization, you save $50 off the two-day fee or $25 off the one day option after enrolling one full price registrant.

Overnight Accommodations:

  • Overnight accommodations are available at the Hotel Baronette, Novi (248.349.7800). Please identify yourself as a MACPA registrant.
  • Special room rates are available to those who make reservations early. The facility may release the room rate 3-4 weeks before the program. Rates cannot be guaranteed after this time.

Agenda & Session Information:

  • Day 1 - November 5, 2008:
    • 7:00 AM - Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast - sponsored in part by: PriceWaterhouseCoopers and The TM Group, Inc.
    • 8:00 AM - Welcome & Program Overview
    • 8:15 AM - Michigan Department of Treasury - More Than Just Taxes!, Robert J. Kleine
    • 8:50 AM - Multi-State Tax Issues: A National Perspective, Harley T. Duncan and Douglas L. Lindholm
    • 10:00 AM - Michigan Business Tax - Key Issues & Controversies, Gregory A. Nowak, CPA, JD, June Summers Haas, JD, and Dale P. Vettel, Glenn White and Moderator: Steven E. Grob, CPA, JD
    • 11:00 AM - Breakout Sessions
    • 12:15 PM - Group Luncheon
    • 1:00 PM - 2008 Election - The Morning After, Ed Sarpolus
    • 1:40 PM - Breakout Sessions
    • 3:05 PM - Initial Release of Draft MBT Forms - You Are There!, Floyd Schmitzer
    • 4:30 PM - Ask the Experts Panel Discussion: Modified Gross Receipts, Tom Cornett, JD, John C. Ray, CPA, Dale P. Vettel, Glenn White and Moderator: Gregory A. Nowak, CPA, JD
    • 5:20 PM - Day One Adjournment & Evening Reception Begins
    • 5:30 PM - Complimentary Gala Reception
  • Day 2 - November 6, 2008:
    • 7:00 AM - Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast - sponsored in part by: PriceWaterhouseCoopers and The TM Group, Inc.
    • 8:00 AM - Welcome & Program Overview
    • 8:15 AM - State of Michigan Up-to-Date, Invited Guest: Governor Jennifer Granholm
    • 8:45 AM - Significant Developments in State Taxation, Paul H. Frankel, JD and Richard D. Pomp, JD
    • 10:00 AM - What Attracts Business?, Invited Panelist: James C. Epolito, Ed Kopko, Rich K. Studley, and Moderator: Mary L. Kramer
    • 11:00 AM - Breakout Sessions
    • 12:15 PM - Group Luncheon & Award Presentation
    • 1:15 PM - Administration of the MBT, Floyd Schmitzer
    • 2:15 PM - Breakout Sessions
    • 3:40 PM - Breakout Sessions
    • 5:05 PM - Ask the Experts Panel Discussion: Unitary Session, Lynn Gandhi, JD, LLM, Wayne D. Roberts, CPA, JD, MST, Curtis S. Ruppal, CPA, Giles Sutton, JD, LLM and Moderator: Joe T. Tomczyk, CPA
    • 6:00 PM - Day Two Adjournment