The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountant(NYSSCPA) will hold their 2016 New York State Taxation Conference next Tuesday, November 8th. The conference will be held at the New York Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Produced by the NYSSCPA's Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE), the Taxation Conference will open with remarks from Jason Feingertz, state tax associate at Reed Smith, and Mark Klein, partner at Hodgson Russ. Feingertz and Klein will cover the current rulings and administrative releases affecting New York State and City taxes.

Additional sessions include:

New York State Residency Update Panel: Panel will include information on state residency regulations, rules, and cases, as well as how New York State tax residency rules compare to other states. Panelists include: 

  • Brian Gordon - State and local tax director, Sanders Thaler Viola & Katz
  • Francis Leo - Section head of nonresident audits, New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
  • Jack Trachtenberg - Counsel, Reed Smith

New York State Corporate Tax Reform Panel: Experts will review the New York City corporate tax reform bill signed into law by Gov. Cuomo in April 2015 and how those changes affect clients. Amendments to New York State’s franchise tax on business corporations and New York State’s sales and compensating use tax will be distributed by:

  • Jennifer LeBlanc - Tax regulations specialist, New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
  • Mark Levin - Adjunct assistant professor, York College/CUNY
  • Glenn Newman - Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Income tax and sales tax nexus will be examined by experts from the Multistate Tax Commission’s National Nexus Program and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Professionals will learn how to identify nexus problems and avoid complicated reporting requirements and financial pitfalls. Another panel will focus on nationwide sourcing rules related to cost of performance and market-based sourcing; share proposed New York City & State regulations; and discuss what to expect during a tax examination.
For more information on the conference, or to register, head to NYSSCPA's site here.