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Tax Reform 2017 – Looking Ahead

12.13.17

The House of Representatives passed the log awaited “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” on November 16, 2017. The Senate is currently debating the version of the bill reported out of the Senate Committee on Finance on November 16, 2017. Assuming passage in the Senate, a Conference Committee will meet to resolve differences between the two bills, which the legislators hope to finalize before December 25, 2017.

Both bills significantly amend the Internal Revenue Code, particularly with respect to the taxation of business income.  While it is not possible at the moment to predict the precise substance of the ultimate outcome, the parameters of the changes to both individual and business taxation are known. Businesses and individuals need to start preparing today for these potential changes.

Join Tom Garigliano, Practice Group Leader of BPM’s Tax Practice and Hank Gutman, former Joint Committee on Taxation Chief of Staff, on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 as we discuss the procedural and substantive state of play of the legislative effort at that date.

LOCATION CHANGE:
This event will be held at the

Omni San Francisco
500 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
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Discussion Leaders:

Tom Garigliano - Practice Group Leader of BPM’s Tax Practice

Tom brings more than 30 years of C-Corp, S-Corp, and partnership taxation experience, including mergers and reorganizations of these types of entities. He is responsible for ensuring exceptional client service and delivering corporate tax expertise to public and privately-held clients. Tom works closely with food and beverage, winery & vineyard land, technology and consumer product companies.

 

 

Harry L. Gutman - Former Joint Committee on Taxation Chief of Staff

As Joint Committee Chief of Staff from 1991 through 1993, Hank was the primary nonpartisan adviser to the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees concerning the technical, economic and revenue aspects of tax legislation. Hank also served as deputy tax legislative counsel in the Treasury Department Office of Tax Policy. Throughout his career, Hank has counseled major multinational corporations on various implications of tax legislative change.