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International Tax Conference (ITC)

Date:Thursday, January 11, 2018 - Friday, January 12, 2018
Time:8:45am - 5:00pm
(Registration at 7:30am )
Facility:J W Marriott, Miami
CPE Credit:16.0 Technical Business
Instructors: Michael J. Bruno Lawrence J. Chastang, CPA, TEP Erik J. Christenson David A. Cumberland, CGMA,CPA Mark F. Daly Debora D. Correa Talutto Seth J. Entin, Esq Amy Fondo Renea M. Glendinning, CPA Alan W. Granwell, Esq Mindy Herzfeld, LL.M. Eric Hylton Stewart L. Kasner, Esq. Larry R. Kemm, Esq Summer Ayers LePree, Esq Robert H. Moore Robert E. Panoff, Esq Daniel N. Price Jeffrey L. Rubinger, Esq Leslie A. Share, Esq William M. Sharp Sr., Esq Robert B. Stack, Esq. Ken Stasiak Sean J. Tevel Alfredo R. Tamayo Thomas G. Travis Hal J. Webb, Esq Misha A. Weitzner Jennifer J. Wioncek, Esq., LL.M. Shawn P. Wolf, Esq. Steven K. Yeager, CPA
Vendor:Florida Institute of CPAs
Course Level:Update
Early Bird Price:$685.00 FICPA Members, $685.00 Non-Members
Regular Price:$740.00 FICPA Members, $740.00 Non-Members on 12/12/2017


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 11-12, 2018, 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 10, 2018, 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. 

Can't attend in person?

If you can't make it to the 36th Annual International Tax Conference, we'll have the full conference available through live simulcast!  To register for the simulcast, go to:


To receive CPE or CLE credit, each person attending the simulcast must be registered individually.

Nonmember fee is waived for the 2018 International Tax Conference!


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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: $65 including tax. 

  • Review significant statutory, regulatory, administrative and judicial developments in U.S. outbound international taxation that occurred during 2017
  • 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 11, 2018
Registration & Continental Breakfast
Introduction & Opening Remarks
Time: Thursday 8:45am - 9:00am    Credits: 0

Thursday Morning General Sessions
Current Developments in International Taxation – Outbound Update
Time: Thursday 9:00am - 9:50am    Credits: 1.0 TB

Timing of Income: Key Issues for the International Tax Practitioner
Time: Thursday 9:50am - 10:40am    Credits: 1.0 TB

Taxation of Cross-border Transactions Involving Digital Goods and Services: Primer and Selected Issues
Time: Thursday 11:00am - 11:50am    Credits: 1.0 TB

Lunch - Luncheon Presentation
Lunch Presentation - Practical Cybersecurity Tips for CPA and Law Firms
Time: Thursday 11:50am - 1:20pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Thursday Afternoon General Sessions
Mitigating Life’s Two Certainties -- U.S. Estate Tax and Treaty Planning for Nonresident Alien Decedents
Time: Thursday 1:20pm - 2:10pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Domestication of Foreign Trusts - Dos and Don'ts and the Ethical Considerations
Time: Thursday 2:10pm - 3:00pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Selling into the US Market in a Digital World: The Interaction of Tax & Customs Law
Time: Thursday 3:20pm - 4:10pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Community Property: What’s Mine is Yours and What’s Yours is Mine, Right?
Time: Thursday 4:10pm - 5:00pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Networking Reception
Time: Thursday 5:00pm - 6:00pm    Credits: 0

Friday, January 12, 2018
Continental Breakfast
Friday Morning General Sessions
Current Developments in International Taxation: “Inbound" Update Including Global Compliance and Controversy Developments
Time: Friday 8:30am - 9:20am    Credits: 1.0 TB

Tax Reform and its Impact on the International Tax Practitioner
Time: Friday 9:20am - 10:10am    Credits: 1.0 TB

"Hi, I just moved to the US, can you help me with my US tax planning?"
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: International Tax in Transition
Time: Friday 12:10pm - 1:30pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Friday Afternoon General Sessions
FIRPTA and Non-Recognition Transactions: Planning Opportunities and Pitfalls
Time: Friday 1:30pm - 2:20pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Foreign Pensions and Retirement Plans: What Every US Tax Professional Must Know!!
Time: Thursday 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