Tax Break


July 23, 2012

Some important tax and accounting events in the week ahead:

Monday, July 23 – Wednesday, July 25  * American Institute of Certified Public Accountants conference on gift and estate taxation, the generation-skipping transfer tax, income tax considerations related to trusts, estates, and large IRAs, and more. Las Vegas.

Monday, July 23 – Tuesday, July 24  * Practicing Law Institute seminar on foreign tax credits, tax treaties, international tax reform, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, and passive foreign investment companies. New York and webcast.

Tuesday, July 24  * U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee hearing on the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would permit states to require online retailers to charge sales tax. 10:00 a.m. EDT, Rayburn House Office Building. Washington.

Wednesday, July 25  * Internal Revenue Service webinar on what is considered a church for tax purposes, the process of applying for tax-exempt status, and record-keeping and filing requirements.

Thursday, July 26  * U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee hearing on the 10th anniversary of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. 9:30 a.m. EDT, Rayburn House Office Building. Washington.

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