Just in time to assist the industry’s accountants with tax filing preparation for their companies and themselves, Broadcast Cable Financial Management Association (BCFM) is devoting its January 2007 Distance Learning Seminar to “Tax Preparation Tips for Personal and Corporate Returns.” Scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 16, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. ET, the seminar will be […]
Just in time to assist the industry’s accountants with tax filing preparation for their companies and themselves, Broadcast Cable Financial Management Association (BCFM) is devoting its January 2007 Distance Learning Seminar to “Tax Preparation Tips for Personal and Corporate Returns.”
Scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 16, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. ET, the seminar will be moderated by Carolyn Brown, a director at BDO Seidman, who serves in the firm’s tax business line focusing on developments affecting companies. Brown also is a member of the Accounting/Advisory Council for the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business.
Topics and presenters for teleconference seminar will include:
- Tax treatment of compensation and benefits, including requirements under Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code and FAS 123R, which will be presented by Andy Gibson, tax partner at BDO Seidman, leader of the firm’s Southeast Compensation and Benefits Consulting practice and also a technical adviser to the firm’s National Benefits & Consulting practice.
- An update on IRS administration, procedure and E-filing requirements, which will be provided by Steve Buschel, tax partner at BDO Seidman, who develops the firm’s tax-related computer services as well as many of the taxation courses in the firm’s Continuing Professional Education (CPE) training programs.
- A review of tax accounting method elections by John Salza, a tax partner in BDO Seidman’s Milwaukee office, where he focuses on general corporate tax planning, transactions, restructuring and accounting methods. He also leads the rirm’s Tax Accounting Periods and Methods practice.
Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â· An update on individual income tax filings.
“We are very pleased to provide our members and the industry at large with this timely review of the tax preparation paperwork and related activities that are on the top of everyone’s mind as we approach the April 15th deadline for corporate and individual taxes,” said Mary M. Collins, president and CEO of BCFM and its Broadcast Cable Credit Association (BCCA) subsidiary. “Carolyn Brown and her colleagues at BDO Seidman have put together an agenda that encompasses the hot issues for 2006 filings and each of our presenters is accomplished in his topic for the seminar.”
With the exception of CPE candidates who need to register separately, local management teams can participate in the teleconference via a common connection, such as a conference room speakerphone. The fee for BCFM members is $74 per location and $94 for non-members. Individually registered participants will be eligible to earn up to 1.5 CPE credits.
The registration deadline for the teleconference is Monday, Jan. 15, at noon CT. People registering after that will be required to pay an additional $10 late fee. An online registration form for the seminar is available here.