As a special member benefit during the pandemic, current PEPC members will receive complimentary registration to our January 19, 2021 virtual luncheon program. Continuing education credits not included.
"Return of the Economist: COVID-19 Economic Update"
Anirban Basu is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland with an office in Indonesia. The firm provides strategic analytical services to energy suppliers, law firms, medical systems, government agencies, and real estate developers among others.
In 2014, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan appointed him Chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission. He also serves as chairman of the Baltimore County Economic Advisory Committee. He is also the Chief Economist to Associated Builders and Contractors and Chief Economic Advisor to the Construction Financial Management Association. He serves or has served similar functions for Visit Baltimore, Maryland Realtors, and Marcum, LLC.
Mr. Basu earned his B.S. in Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1990. He earned his Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and his Master’s in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. His Juris Doctor was earned at the University Of Maryland School of Law. His doctoral work is in health economics and has taken place at UMBC.
One Education Credit for CLE (PA Only), Insurance (PA Only), CFP, CPA (PA Only), PACE and CTFA will be offered.
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Administered by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, the Accredited Estate Planner® designation means “I believe in the team concept of estate planning” and attainment allows designees to distinguish themselves to clients and among peers as a true member of the team. If you have a firm commitment to the collaborative approach of estate planning and want to cultivate multi-disciplinary relationships, this could be the professional designation for you.
It is awarded only to estate planning professionals who meet special requirements of education, experience, knowledge, professional reputation, and character.
If you are a credentialed professional looking to set yourself apart from the competition, please join this discussion to learn more about what is involved with obtaining the AEP designation.
This is a free event for PEPC members and non-members.
"Avoiding the Many Pitfalls in Preparing Gift Tax Returns"
OVERVIEW: 2020 was an extraordinary year with many wealthy taxpayers making gifts to utilize the additional Gift and Generation Skipping Transfer Tax Exemption provided by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The program will provide a comprehensive discussion of the issues, risks and problems in the preparation of gift tax returns in this upcoming filing season.
COST: No charge! Must be a PEPC Member to attend.
No continuing education credits will be offered for this program.
As a special member benefit during the pandemic, current PEPC members will receive complimentary registration to our February 16, 2021 virtual luncheon program. Continuing education credits not included.
"Planning to Minimize Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware Income Taxes on Nongrantor Trusts"
Planning for state income taxation of trusts is a critical aspect of the estate-planning process. If done well, it can produce substantial benefits; if done poorly, it can produce substantial cost. Mr. Nenno will:
Richard W. Nenno, Esquire, is a Senior Trust Counsel and Managing Director in the Wealth Management Division of Wilmington Trust Company, Wilmington, Delaware. Dick has over 40 years of estate planning experience and is admitted to the practice of law in Delaware and Pennsylvania. He is a Fiduciary Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a member of the Advisory Committee of the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a member of the Bloomberg BNA Estates, Gifts, and Trusts Advisory Board, and a Distinguished Accredited Estate Planner. Prior to joining Wilmington Trust Company in 1982, he was an associate in the Estates Department of the Philadelphia law firm of Ballard, Spahr, Andrews and Ingersoll.
Dick is a cum laude graduate of Princeton University with an A.B. degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Aﬀairs. He earned his J.D. degree from Harvard Law School.
Dick is recognized as a national speaker and published authority on estate-planning issues. He has presented at the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, ACTEC national meetings, the Hawaii Tax Institute, the Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute, the AICPA Advanced Estate Planning Conference, and the NYU Institute on Federal Taxation. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law (former member of Council) and Section of Taxation; Delaware State Bar Association (former chair: Estates and Trusts Section); Estate Planning Council of Delaware, Inc. (former president); Philadelphia Bar Association
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As a special member benefit during the pandemic, current PEPC members will receive complimentary registration to our March 16, 2021 virtual luncheon program. Continuing education credits not included.
"Current Issues in Estate and Gift Tax Audits and Litigation"
This discussion will address current issues and trends in the transfer tax controversy arena at the audit level, appeals and in litigation. It will include issues related to the valuation and transfer of interests in closely-held entities, the use of formula clauses, positions taken by the IRS and ways to address them at the planning level.
John Porter is a Senior Partner in the Houston office of the law firm of Baker Botts L.L.P. and a member of the firm’s Tax Department.
John handles federal gift, estate, and income tax litigation and controversy work. He is nationally recognized for his expertise in representing taxpayers before and against the IRS in estate and gift tax controversies, especially those involving hard-to-value assets. John has served as lead counsel for taxpayers in numerous cases in the United States Tax Court, the Court of Federal Claims, and Federal District Court and has represented taxpayers in many other federal tax audits and appeals. John also has a substantial practice in fiduciary litigation.
This meeting is being sponsored by
Philadelphia Estate Planning Council
P.O. Box 579Moorestown, NJ 08057-0579
Phone: (215) 486-6215
Fax: (856) 727-9504