Widener Law presents Delaware Tax Institute program
Public Relations - Published: November 11, 2010
2010DelTaxInstitute289The Delaware campus of Widener University School of Law will present the upcoming Delaware Tax Institute program “Time to Take Your Medicine: New Health Care Reform Taxes, Lapse of Bush Tax Cuts and Other Initiatives,” on Friday, Nov. 12 in the school’s Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom.

The daylong program will begin at 8 a.m. with registration and continental breakfast. The first morning panel discussion gets under way at 8:35 a.m. Morning sessions include panels on 2010 income tax developments and recent developments in estate planning.

To view a full schedule for the day, see law.widener.edu/dti2010.
To register, contact Constance Sweeney at 302.477.2177 or cmsweeney@widener.edu.

Attorney Karen L. Hawkins, director of the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Professional Responsibility, will give the program’s distinguished address at 1 p.m. Her talk is expected to provide an overview of her office and its current and future jurisdiction, as well as the most common sources and types of referrals and lessons to be learned from recent final agency decisions.

The afternoon will include a roundtable discussion on health care reform and breakout sessions on topics including state and local tax initiatives and recent IRS examination and ruling experiences.

The program is suitable for accountants, tax professionals, attorneys, educators, and professionals from financial institutions, including banking, insurance and retirement brokerages.

The program has been approved for 6.5 continuing legal education credits in Delaware and Pennsylvania, including one ethics credit. Accountants who attend will also be eligible for continuing professional education, or CPE, credits.

The registration fee is $195 for those who attend for continuing education credits, and $150 for Widener Law alumni. The fee includes lunch. The program is free for students and members of the public who do not seek continuing education credits, although without lunch and conference materials. The school is located at 4601 Concord Pike in Wilmington, Del.