LegalTax & AccountingFebruary 05, 2018

Wolters Kluwer launches Tax Cuts and Jobs Act webinar series in partnership with Morrison & Foerster

The collaboration will provide legal professionals with access to specialized expertise on the new tax law.

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced the launch of a three-part webinar series in collaboration with renowned law firm Morrison & Foerster to examine the most impactful areas of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Participants will have the opportunity to earn free CLE credits by attending each live hour-long webinar.

The webinars will be led by Morrison & Foerster's Thomas A. Humphreys, Senior Counsel and co-chair of the Federal Tax Practice Group and the Tax Department, and Remmelt A. Reigersman, Partner and a member of the Tax Department. Wolters Kluwer's leading legal tax analyst, Linda O'Brien, will moderate the webinars and guide the discussion around each key subject area: pass-through entities, corporate taxation, and international taxation.

"As the most sweeping tax legislation in decades, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 will impact numerous areas of the law and virtually every taxpayer – and there is a lot that tax professionals will need to sort through as the legislation takes effect," said O'Brien. "In partnership with Morrison & Foerster's tax experts, this webinar series is geared toward providing tax professionals with prior law, current law and focus on new areas with which they will need to become familiar."

"Tax professionals are still trying to get their arms around the significant tax law changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," said Thomas Humphreys of Morrison & Foerster. "We look forward to helping them understand how the pieces fit together in three key areas and how truly fundamental some of the changes will be."

The series kicks off on Wednesday, February 7 with "Tax Changes Affecting Holders of Pass-Through Vehicles". Topics will include the elimination of miscellaneous itemized deductions, the impact on investment management fees and investment fund structures, and a new 20-percent deduction for qualified business income. To register for this complimentary live session, which includes free CLE, click the link below:
Wolter Kluwer Presents: Morrison & Foerster Tax Reform Series - Session One: "Tax Changes Affecting Holders of Pass-Through Vehicles"
Wednesday, February 7, 1-2 PM EST

"Corporate Taxation – Domestic Tax Law Changes" will take place on February 14. Webinar attendees will review the new 21-percent corporate tax rate, changes to dividends received deduction, special treatment of real estate businesses, interest expense deduction limitations, and other topics. To register for this complimentary live session, which includes free CLE, click the link below:
Wolters Kluwer Presents: Morrison & Foerster Tax Reform Series - Session Two: Corporate Taxation — Domestic Tax Law Changes
Wednesday, February 14, 1-2 PM EST

The third webinar in the series, titled "Corporate Taxation — International Tax Changes", will take place on February 21. The webinar will cover deemed repatriation, the move to territorial taxation and the participation exemption, and impacts on U.S. subsidiaries of foreign corporations. To register for this complimentary live session, which includes free CLE, click the link below:
Wolters Kluwer Presents: Morrison & Foerster Tax Reform Series - Session Three: Corporate Taxation — International Tax Changes
Wednesday, February 21, 1-2 PM EST 

About Morrison & Foerster

We are Morrison & Foerster — a global firm of exceptional credentials. Our clients include some of the largest financial institutions, investment banks, and Fortune 100, technology, and life sciences companies. We've been included on The American Lawyer's A-List for 13 years, and the Financial Times ranks us in the top 20 most innovative law firms in North America. We are recommended by the Legal 500 for our U.S. tax, international tax, financial products tax and tax controversy practices. In addition, we are ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Law Firms in tier 1 for national tax law expertise. Our lawyers are committed to achieving innovative and business-minded results for our clients, while preserving the differences that make us stronger.

About Wolters kluwer

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