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Tax with the Masters CLE: Insights from the Experts - 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Podcast

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Learn the latest on Tax with the Masters: Insights from the Experts with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Downloadable Seminar & complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, have access to 95 pages of course & materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD.

Tax with the Masters CLE: Insights from the Experts
90-Minute On-demand Downloadable Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Listen as many times as you wish and save to your computer for use in the future.
Includes Complimentary Podcast & 95 pages of course and reference materials

Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.


From the underlying substantive law to practical aspects of tax law, this live telephonic seminar will prepare tax attorneys & professionals to comply with the latest IRS policies on reporting uncertain tax positions, tax audits, new employer benefits under the recently passed healthcare legislation, corporate taxation, international taxation, and individual taxation. A number of important legal developments this past year, at the federal legislative and regulatory levels, will cause tax attorneys to reexamine tax planning assumptions and approaches, both from the corporate level, small business angle, family-owned corporations, as well as international implications. In particular, our nationally recognized faculty will cover defenses to penalties imposed in relation to recently enacted statutes. This seminar is designed to help attendees achieve an efficient outcome for clients and provide current legal trends. The Rossdale faculty for this seminar features three of the country’s leading tax professionals in the country, including a former Legislative Counsel to the Joint Committee on Taxation of the United States Congress and a former attorney for the Department of Justice Tax Division. Registration includes 95 pages of course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the cutting-edge skills discussed in the this 24/7 on-demand seminar. Register today to learn the most effective strategies and latest law in tax practice.


1. Employment and Independent Contractor Payroll Taxes:

a. Calculating Employment Taxation

b. Determining Worker Classification

c. Developments in Payroll Taxation

d. Corporate Decisions: The Intersection of Expenses & Taxation

e. Best Practices on Minimizing Employment Taxation

2. Effectively Preparing for & Mastering Audits

a. Guidelines to Avoid a Tax Audit

b. Best Practices on Preparing Your Client for an Audit

3. Tax Strategies for the Recently Passed Healthcare Legislation

a. Cutting-edge Strategies on the Reasonable Cause Defense to Penalties

b. Tax Implications of the New Healthcare Bill

c. Penalties Under the Recently Passed Healthcare Legislation

4. The Latest Developments in Corporate & International Taxation

a. Corporate Tax Reform and What You Should Know About It Now

b. The President's 2012 Budget

c. Proposed International Corporate Tax Increases and Developments

d. Recent Developments in the Area of Foreign Tax Credits That Require Your Attention

e. Other Developments of Which You Should Be Aware

5. Interactive Question & Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Pat Derdenger is a Partner at Steptoe & Johnson, where his practice emphasizes federal, state, and local taxation law. Mr. Derdenger is certified as a tax law specialist by the Arizona State Bar. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1995 and is a SuperLawyer for State, Local, and Federal Taxation since 2007. He has extensive experience in advising clients on various income tax matters, excise taxation, responsible officer penalties, employment tax and independent contractor issues, including the treatment of “leased employees” for employment tax purposes. He also represents business clients in tax controversy matters, income, employment and excise taxes with the Internal Revenue Service at the audit, appeals, and court levels, including the US Tax Court. Mr. Derdenger serves as the Chair of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce’s Tax Policy Committee, on the Board of Directors of the Phoenix Tax Institute and is the past chair of the Arizona Bar Association Section of Taxation. He earned a J.D. at the University of Southern California Law School and an LL.M. from the George Washington University Law Center.

2. Edward Froelich is a member of Morrison Foerster’s Tax Group where he represents clients in audit and litigation on all federal tax issues. Mr. Froelich has litigated a number of tax cases and represented clients in numerous IRS audits and appeals proceedings. He is a former trial attorney of the Department of Justice Tax Division, where he litigated numerous cases, including complex corporate cases, in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. His federal government experience informs his approach to administrative controversies, as he has unparallel knowledge of how documents and testimony can be used by the client or the government if the matter ultimately is litigated. Mr. Froelich has counseled clients from large public companies, privately-held companies, partnerships, trusts, to ultra-high net worth individuals. Many of his clients are in the finance, technology, and real estate industries. He has successfully dealt with a variety of issues including international tax issues, income tax accounting issues, research credit issues, listed transaction issues, accuracy-related penalties, privilege and work product questions. Mr. Froelich also maintains an international tax practice, advising clients on foreign bank account report issues, swap losses incurred by overseas banks, foreign tax credit redetermination events under Section 905(c), and penalties for failure to withhold under Section 1442 on payments of license fees. Mr. Froelich earned a J.D. at the University of Virginia School of Law and an LL.M in taxation at Georgetown University Law Center.

3. Allen J. Littman is a Partner at Baker Hostetler, where his practice focuses on international tax planning for both domestic and foreign-based businesses. Mr. Littman has had significant experience in a broad range of international and corporate tax issues from the perspectives of outside adviser, corporate tax executive responsible for the design, implementation and defense of company tax plans, and Congressional tax staff responsible for the formulation and implementation of effective tax legislation and treaty policy. He previously served as Legislation Counsel to the Joint Committee on Taxation of the United States Congress, where he focused primarily on issues involving international and corporate taxation. His responsibilities at the Joint Committee on Taxation included developing and drafting legislation and legislative history, reviewing and analyzing proposed tax treaties for consideration by the U.S. Senate, reviewing IRS settlements of large tax refund claims, and analyzing the President’s budget proposals. Mr. Littman also served as the Director of International Tax at MCI, a large multinational telecommunications and internet corporation, where he was responsible for planning, implementation and compliance with regard to U.S. taxes attributable to cross-border activities and all foreign taxes. He holds an LL.M. in taxation from the University of Florida College of Law. Mr. Littman is a Certified Public Accountant.

Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.

You will receive an instant download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.

CLE ACCREDIATION: The Rossdale Group, LLC is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals. Attend this on-demand seminar & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:

1. State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits

2. Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

3. The New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

4. The New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

5. The State Bar of Texas for 1.5 CLE credits

6. The Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

7. The Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

8. The Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

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