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Title: Impact on U.S. Corporations and Their Shareholders of the New 21% Corporate Tax Rate, Section 163(j) Interest Limits and Other New Provisions

Date: Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Time: 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Duration: 1 hour

Mayer Brown Tax Reform Webinar Series: Session 2

Impact on U.S. Corporations and Their Shareholders of the New 21% Corporate Tax Rate, Section 163(j) Interest Limits and Other New Provisions
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”) (P.L. 115-97) is the most sweeping change to the U.S. tax code in decades.

Wolters Kluwer is offering a three part webinar series hosted by Mayer Brown that focuses on three of the most impactful areas within the tax overhaul. Key regulations and provisions will be addressed, including new Code section 199A, new Code section 163(j), and new Code section 245A. The webinar series will also focus on 2018 IRS guidance and prospects for future guidance in 2019 and beyond.

Mayer Brown, a top law firm with expertise in taxation, will provide an analysis of each topic and explore the impact of change for tax professionals, and their clients. Please register by filling out the form.

Linda O'Brien, Editorial Lead for Legal Tax and Emerging Practice Areas, Wolters Kluwer will be moderating.

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. is pleased to partner with Above the Law for CLE accreditation. We seek CLE certificates for NY, NJ, CA, and FL. For other states, we seek the Uniform CLE certificates which attendees can use to obtain CLE credit. Upon completion of each webinar an informal certificate will be issued. Attendees will receive an email from Above the Law with filing instructions so official certificate can be issued for your records and attendance submission where necessary. 
CLE credits are only offered for live attendance and are complimentary.

Linda J. O’Brien is the Editorial Lead for Legal Tax and Emerging Practice Areas on the Cheetah platform in the Wolters Kluwers Legal & Regulatory U.S. She has been with the company since 1997. Linda’s primary area of content expertise is in federal tax. She also has been a writer/analyst for daily news and monthly publications in the antitrust and intellectual property practice areas. Her publication credits include the Antitrust Law Daily, IP Law Daily, Trade Regulation Reporter, and Advertising Law Guide. Previously, Linda managed editorial groups which produced and maintained the daily federal tax news service and numerous legal and accounting subscription, book, and newsletter publications. Her publication credits in the tax practice area include the U.S. Master Tax Guide, Federal Tax Guide, Tax Planning Strategies, Federal Tax Course, as well as several law, explanation and analysis publications on tax legislation. Linda graduated from the John Marshall Law School and has an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Illinois and a LL.M. in Taxation from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Thomas Humphreys is a partner in Mayer Brown’s New York office and a member of the Tax Transactions & Consulting practice. He has extensive experience with the tax aspects of capital markets transactions; financial instruments; real estate investment trusts; mergers and acquisitions; bankruptcy and reorganization; tax controversy, including transfer pricing; and international transactions. Thomas also works with investment banks and issuers on developing new financial products.

Remmelt Reigersman is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Palo Alto office and a member of the Tax Transactions & Consulting practice. He concentrates his practice on federal and international tax matters. Remmelt advises on a wide variety of sophisticated capital markets transactions and represents issuers, investment banks/financial institutions and investors in financing transactions, including public offerings and private placements of equity, debt and hybrid securities, as well as structured products. Remmelt's areas of experience also include restructurings (both in and out of bankruptcy), debt and equity workouts, domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and joint ventures.

Partner at Mayer Brown
Partner at Mayer Brown
Editorial Lead | Legal Tax and Emerging Practice Areas - Cheetah
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) reduced the US corporate tax rate to an all-time low 21%.  At the same time Congress began, ever so slowly, moving toward eliminating the historical difference between debt and equity for US federal income tax purposes.  This session will talk about corporate tax planning, post-Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and will review 2018 IRS guidance under the new provisions including the new Code section 163(j) limit on the deduction of business interest (and proposed regulations, if available), changes in the NOL carryover rules, immediate expensing of equipment costs under new Code section 168(k),  the reduction in the corporate income tax rate and other domestic corporate tax provisions.

The webinar will discuss changes from TCJA to:
US corporate tax rate
Corporate tax planning
Limits on interest deductions
NOL carryover rules
Expensing and depreciation rules