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October 16, 2019

Kentucky Tax Conference


Date: Nov 12-13, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington/UK Coldstream, 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511

Presented by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

The inaugural Kentucky Tax Conference will provide CFO’s, corporate tax directors, accountants and finance professionals with the information needed to understand current tax laws, the future of tax laws and best practices from industry experts and business professionals.

Attendees will learn:

  • The impact of technology on the tax field
  • How to stay competitive in today’s globally connected world
  • Significant national, state and local issues affecting business taxes
  • Significant legislation affecting business taxes
  • Taxing new sources of revenue
  • Tax reform
  • Auditing

Who Should Attend:

  • CFO’s
  • Corporate tax directors
  • Accountants
  • Finance professionals

Agenda:

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

  • 8 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast with Sponsors and Exhibitors
  • 8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Overview
  • 8:35 a.m. - "Getting to Know the Kentucky Department of Revenue," Dan Bork, Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Revenue
  • 9 a.m. - "Income Tax Accounting: Why State and Local Income Taxes Matter More Now Than Ever Before," Eric D. Scott, CPA, Senior Manager, Ernst & Young
  • 10:15 a.m. - "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: Section 199A Deduction," Melissa Hicks, CPA, Director of Tax Services, Dean Dorton
  • 11:15 a.m. - "Wayfair and Marketplace Facilitators – What Are They and What Do They Have to Do with Me?," Maddie Schueler, JD, LLM, Senior Tax Consultant, Dean Dorton
  • 12:15 p.m. - Lunch with Sponsors and Exhibitors
  • 1:15 p.m. - "Rulings and Transparency – Everyone Wants to Read What the Tax Authorities Think!," Mark Sommer, Member, Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • 2:30 p.m. - "Kentucky Opportunity Zones," Jim Seiffert, Member, Stites & Harbison, PLLC, Opportunity Zone Warehouse practice, Louisville office
  • 3:30 p.m. - "The Biggest Kentucky Tax Change for 2019: Combined or Unitary Filing with an Option to Consolidate," Erica Horn, CPA, JD, Associate Director of Tax Services, Dean Dorton
  • 4:30 p.m. - Day One Adjourns

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

  • 8 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast with Sponsors and Exhibitors
  • 8:30 a.m. - "Welcome and Legislative Update," Kate Shanks, Vice President of Policy Development, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
  • 8:45 a.m. - "Regional Update: TN, IN, OH & WV," Angie Monahan, JD, Senior Manager, Crowe LLP and Lucas Hankins, CPA, Senior Manager, Crowe LLP
  • 10 a.m. - "Kentucky’s Sales Tax Manufacturing Exemption for Modern Manufacturers," Dan Bork, Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Revenue; Richard Dobson, Executive Director, Office of Sales and Excise Tax, Kentucky Department of Revenue; and, Mark A. Loyd, Partner, Bingham Greenebaum Doll, LLP
  • 11 a.m. - "Tax Incentives – What Does Kentucky Have to Offer, and How Do I Get and Use Them?," Daniel Mudd, Member, Frost Brown Todd and Katie Smith, Commissioner, Financial Services Department, Kentucky Department of Revenue
  • 12 p.m. - Lunch with Sponsors and Exhibitors
  • 1 p.m. - "You Got an IRS Audit Letter – Now What?," Chaz Lavelle, Partner, Bingham Greenebaum Doll, LLP
  • 2 p.m. - "Tax Reform and the Uncertainty Ahead for Business," Amy Sandlin, CPA, Tax Manager, Blue & Co., LLC and Miranda Aavatsmark, CPA, Tax Manager, Blue & Co., LLC
  • 3 p.m. - Inaugural Kentucky Tax Conference Adjourns

Optional Post-Conference Ethics Workshop

3 p.m. - "Ethics and Professionalism for State Tax Professionals – For Your Eyes Only: Understanding Privileges/Protections in State Tax Practice," Chris Coffman, Member, Frost Brown Todd LLC

For more information and to register, click here.

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