Michael N. Schwartz, Director, WeiserMazars LLP to Speak at Knowledge Congress Event

The Knowledge Group has announced today that Michael N. Schwartz, Director, WeiserMazars LLP, will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “Understanding New IRS and Treasury Foreign Tax Credit Regulations and Guidance LIVE Webcast.”
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Dec. 19, 2012 - PRLog -- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Michael N. Schwartz, Director, WeiserMazars LLP, will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “Understanding New IRS and Treasury Foreign Tax Credit Regulations and Guidance LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for January 23, 2013 from 12pm-2pm (ET).

About Michael N. Schwartz

Michael has more than 30 years of experience working in a multitude of tax related areas. Most notably, he has extensive international tax experience with a great deal of concentration in financial services and capital markets. His industry experience extends from hedge funds to banking, insurance, manufacturing, and advertising. He has also executed the preparation and review of tax returns and tax provisions for public and private corporations, including consolidated groups, large partnership returns, and high net-worth individuals. Michael holds Series 3, 7, 24, 27, and 63 licenses.

Michael received his BS in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University and his MS in Taxation from Drexel University. He is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and is also a member of the AICPA’s International Tax Advisory Committee. He is on the Business and Industrial Advisory Committee for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. In addition, he is a member of the International Fiscal Association. Michael participates in various lectures and conference presentations for International Tax Association, World Trade Institute, FSC/Disc Tax Association and Global Educational Strategies

About WeiserMazars LLP

Since 1921, WeiserMazars LLP has provided a unique combination of foresight and experience when fulfilling client needs in accounting, tax and advisory services. Named a top U.S. accounting firm by Accounting Today in 2012, WeiserMazars’ team of professionals brings technical expertise, industry insight and an integrated, customized approach to dealing with the critical issues and competitive challenges facing the firm’s clients. Whether on the local level or internationally, the firm guides clients through their day-to-day operations and works with them to ensure they have the right financial structure in place to meet their business goals.

WeiserMazars’ team of over 100 partners and approximately 700 professionals is based out of six U.S. offices, Israel and the Cayman Islands. As the independent U.S. member firm of the Mazars Group – a prominent international accounting, audit, tax and advisory services organization with over 14,000 professionals in 69 countries on six continents – WeiserMazars represents clients of all types, including owner-managed businesses, complex, multi-national organizations and high net worth individuals in a multitude of industries.

To know more about Michael N. Schwartz and WeiserMazars LLP, please visit www.weisermazars.com

Event Synopsis:

Tax planners and preparers with international clients must understand and be able to apply the newly issued regulations under Sections 901 and 909 of the Internal Revenue Code. In addition, the IRS and Treasury continue to work on new guidance, including cross-border transactions covered by section 901(m) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Join the panel of experts as they explore and explain the new regulations set under Sections 901 and 909 and other recent foreign tax credit guidance. Hear their expert opinions that will help taxpayers and their advisers understand their implications. This two-hour LIVE Webcast will address the key following issues:

- Temporary regulations under Section 909

- Final Regulations under Section 901

- Section 901(m)

- Potential Impact of the rules on foreign tax credit planning

- Best Practices to comply with the regulations

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format.

The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries.  For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org
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