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International Tax Conference (ITC)

Date:Thursday, January 5, 2017 - Friday, January 6, 2017
Time:8:45am - 5:00pm
(Registration at 7:30am )
Facility:J W Marriott, Miami
CPE Credit:16.0 Technical Business
Instructors: James H. Barrett Michael J. Bruno Lawrence J. Chastang, CPA, TEP Peter A. Cotorceanu, Esq David A. Cumberland, CGMA,CPA Mark F. Daly Pamela Drenthe Seth J. Entin, Esq Amy Fondo Barry Freeman, Ph.D. Pedro A. Freyre Renea M. Glendinning, CPA Steven Hadjilogiou Eric Hylton Joshua L. Johnston Larry R. Kemm, Esq Denis A. Kleinfeld, CPA, JD Michael A. Lampert, Esq Robert H. Moore Robert E. Panoff, Esq Douglas Poms Daniel N. Price Michael H. Ripp Jr. Jeffrey L. Rubinger, Esq William M. Sharp Sr., Esq William D. Townsend, JD Hal J. Webb, Esq Jennifer J. Wioncek, Esq., LL.M. Shawn P. Wolf, Esq.
Vendor:Florida Institute of CPAs
Course Level:Update
Early Bird Price:$660.00 FICPA Members, $660.00 Non-Members
Regular Price:$715.00 FICPA Members, $715.00 Non-Members on 12/6/2016


International Companies & Clients Trust You.
Global CPAs Trust Us.

With changes and developments happening in international finance every day, there’s only one conference in Florida that you can trust to provide the knowledge needed for your multinational organization or clients. 

At the FICPA’s International Tax Conference in Miami from January 5-6, 2017, you will learn about everything that’s new and coming soon while earning up to 16 hours of CPE. Join us and our handpicked instructors at the five-star JW Marriott Miami – or attend online with the Simulcast.

New to the field? Join us for the return of our popular International Tax Boot Camp (6 CPE) on January 4, 2017, at the same location in Miami (separate registration required). This introductory program covers the basics of international inbound and outbound taxation and prepares you for the topics to follow in our full conference. Click here to learn more. 

CPE/CLE Credit

This conference will qualify for 16 Technical Business (TB) hours, subject to approval by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.  CLE credit to be awarded by The Florida Bar. The number of CLE credit hours to be determined. 

  • Nonmember fee is waived for the 2017 International Tax Conference!
    Can't attend in person?

    If you can't make it to the 35th Annual International Tax Conference, we'll have the full conference available through live webcast!  To register for the webcast, go to:


    PLEASE NOTE!  To receive CPE or CLE credit, each person attending the webcast must be registered individually.


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    Conference Materials

    Conference materials are available electronically as PDFs, making them easily available to view on your personal tablet, laptop or e-reader.  Download the materials in advance and enjoy the convenience of going paperless. 

    If you prefer a hard copy Course-book, it will be available for purchase.   Cost:  $60 plus tax. 

    • Review significant statutory, regulatory, administrative and judicial developments in U.S. outbound international taxation that occurred during 2016
    • Inform you why and how the United State positions itself as the dominant country in the global economic contest for capital and financial success
    • Discuss the US tax options for US companies that are permitted to do business in Cuba
    • Cover the inbound and outbound tax consequences of the Proposed Section 385 dept/equity rules
    • Cover various interesting issues that arise when dealing with international estate planning matters

    Major Topics:
    • Outbound Update 
    • PFIC Regime 
    • Section 385 
    • International Estate Tax 
    • Income Tax Planning 
    • International Partnerships 


    Who Should Attend:
    CPAs practicing International Tax

    Some familiarity with accounting, and International Tax


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    Registration Status: CLOSED - Online registration for this course is now closed. Please contact the Member Service Center at (800) 342-3197 if you wish to inquire about registering.
    Thursday, January 5, 2017
    General Sessions
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    Current Developments in International Taxation – Outbound Update
    Time: Thursday 9:00am - 9:50am    Credits: 1.0 TB

    Characterizing Income: Why it is so Important for the International Tax Practitioner
    Time: Thursday 9:50am - 10:40am    Credits: 1.0 TB

    Is the United States the Dominate Financial Haven of the World?
    Time: Thursday 11:00am - 11:50am    Credits: 1.0 TB

    Lunch Presentation: U.S. As An Asset Hiding Haven - Selected Ethics and Related Issues
    Time: Thursday 11:50am - 1:20pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

    An Overview of the Permitted Activities Under the U.S. Embargo and Taxation of U.S. Investment into Cuba
    Time: Thursday 1:20pm - 2:10pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

    Tax Planning with Cross-Border Loans - Successfully Navigating Around the Proposed Section 385 Regulations
    Time: Thursday 2:10pm - 3:00pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

    Exploring International Estate Tax and Income Tax Planning Strategies Involving Issues That are Overlooked
    Time: Thursday 3:20pm - 4:10pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

    Base Erosion and Profit Shifting: Key Impacts on Transfer Pricing
    Time: Thursday 4:10pm - 5:00pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

    Current Developments in International Taxation: “Inbound" Update Including Global Compliance and Controversy Developments
    Time: Friday 8:30am - 9:20am    Credits: 1.0 TB

    International Partnerships: To Boldly Go Where Few Have Gone Before
    Time: Friday 9:20am - 10:10am    Credits: 1.0 TB

    Hot Topics in CRS
    Time: Friday 10:30am - 11:20am    Credits: 1.0 TB

    Panel on Miscellaneous Civil and Criminal Procedural Issues
    Time: Friday 11:20am - 12:10pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

    Lunch Presentation: Update from Washington, D.C.
    Time: Friday 12:10pm - 1:30pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

    More Than You Need to Know About Florida Corporate Income Tax and Sales Tax
    Time: Friday 1:30pm - 2:20pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

    Life Insurance and Annuities: Effective Tools for Pre-Immigration Tax Mitigation
    Time: Friday 2:35pm - 3:25pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

    Tips to Take Home: What's New with International Tax Forms
    Time: Friday 3:25pm - 4:15pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

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    Registration and Contental Breakfast
    Time: Thursday 7:30am - 8:45am    Credits: 0

    Introduction & Opening Remarks
    Time: Thursday 8:45am - 9:00am    Credits: 0

    Time: Thursday 5:00pm -    Credits: 0

    Time: Friday 8:00am - 8:30am    Credits: 0