2018 Tax Reporting & Withholding Conference

Do you have tax reporting and withholding questions?  We have answers!

Hear the latest important tax issues straight from the IRS and industry experts, as well as all the HOT topics and trends specific to financial institutions.  Also, our numerous sponsors stand ready to help you comply including:  Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.; Ernst & Young LLP; FIS / Wall Street Concepts; IHS Markit / CTI Tax Solutions; RSM US LLP; Scivantage, Inc.; Silver Management Group, Inc.; Sovos Compliance; Thomson Reuters; Wolters Kluwer.  

Register to attend the Tax Reporting & Withholding Conference, April 23 - 25, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, Arlington, Virginia.

The following topics will be covered by IRS and industry experts at the conference.  Three pre-conference tutorials are also available.  

Monday, April 23 (There are separate registration fees for the tutorial sessions)

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Domestic Tutorial - The Who, What, Where, When and Why of tax reporting for payments to U.S. customers.  
Speaker:  Cheryl Riedlinger, The Tax Reporting Group

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Fundamentals of Brokerage Tax Operations Tutorial - Designed to help you better understand the structure of a broker dealer, key tax reporting processes as well as some of the tax reporting challenges brokerage firms face.
Speaker:  Michael Goering, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
Speaker:  Ben Thurman, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.

12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
NRA and FATCA Tutorial - FTINs and what needs to be on a valid W-8 for payments to nonresident aliens reportable on Form 1042-S.  
Speaker:  Cyrus Daftary, KPMG LLP
Speaker:  Kelli Wooten, IHS Markit / CTI Tax Solutions

Tuesday, April 24 - Wednesday, April 25

8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions
Susan Nakano, Discover Financial Services

Latest and Greatest from IRS - How will the Tax Cut and Jobs Act and extenders impact tax reporting and withholding?  
Speaker:  John Kinsella, American Bankers Association
Speaker:  Deborah Pflieger, Ernst & Young LLP

IRPAC Update - The latest hot topics our industry representatives are working on with IRS.
Speaker:  Clark Sells, Sovos Compliance

Broker Reporting - Cost basis, Forms 1099-B, INT, DIV, §871(m) and §305(c).  
Speaker:  Stevie Conlon, Wolters Kluwer
Speaker:  Neal Ruskin, Silver Management Group, Inc.
Speaker:  Jean Saladino, Scivantage, Inc.
Speaker:  Nelson Suit, IHS Markit / CTI Tax Solutions

Client/Vendor Onboarding and Account Opening for Banks and Brokers - Forms W-8 and W-9 including new rules for foreign TINs.
Speaker:  Aureon Herron-Hinds, RSM US LLP

Information Reporting Penalties, Mitigation and IRS Practices - Penalties are getting larger and not easily abated.  Learn tricks and best practices.
Speaker:  Martin Bentsen, FIS / Wall Street Concepts

IRAs and HSAs - How does tax reform affect IRAs and pensions, Roth recharacterizations and health care reporting?
Speaker:  Susan Diehl, PenServ Plan Services, Inc.

Lending Issues - Including foreclosures, mortgage interest and mortgage insurance and cancellation of debt.  What is reportable by lender versus deductible by borrower?
Speaker:  Cheryl Riedlinger, The Tax Reporting Group

Security Classifications and Taxability, Quality Controls for Data Review, Tax Reporting Best Practices for Broker Dealers 
Speaker:  Michael Goering, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.

State Reporting - States are often mirroring IRS reporting requirements but with their own twist and penalties.  
Speaker:  Paul Banker, Sovos Compliance

NRA Basics and Form 1042-S - Even "simple" payments such as for vendors from A/P, and deposit, trust and brokerage payments can be difficult to report on the complex Form 1042-S.
Speaker:  Kelli Wooten, IHS Markit / CTI Tax Solutions

Advanced NRA Topics - Latest guidance for FATCA and NRAs direct from IRS including latest on foreign tax identification numbers (FTINs) and Common Reporting Standard.
Speaker:  Chip Collins, UBS AG
Speaker:  Philip Garlett, Ernst & Young LLP
Speaker:  Laurie Hatten-Boyd, KPMG LLP
Speaker:  Nancy Lee, Internal Revenue Service
Speaker:  John Sweeney, Internal Revenue Service

The conference will adjourn at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25.  

See the registration form for additional information.  Reserve your room at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City before March 30, 2018 to receive the special conference room rate.