Duff & Phelps to Sponsor and Speak at IPT Credits and Incentives Symposium 2019

November 12 - 15, 2019 | (Conference)
Hyatt Regency, Seattle 808 Howell Street Seattle , WA - 98101 , Countries

The Duff & Phelps Site Selection and Incentives Advisory practice is a proud sponsor of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT) 2019 Credits and Incentives Symposium, which will be held November 12-15, 2019 in Seattle, Washington.

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This year’s annual program will highlight the most important and relevant topics for all credits and incentives practitioners, including Wayfair, foreign trade zones, data analytics, blockchain and tax technology, regional updates, federal, state and institutional R&D.

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Mary Alice Cashin, Managing Director in Duff & Phelps’ Sales and Use Tax practice, will speak on the breakout session titled, “Wayfair: Problem or Opportunity?” on Wednesday, November 13 at 12:45 p.m. The seminar will address the problems created as a result of compliance with new tax laws, but equally as important, describe the opportunities insofar as incentives for companies as as result of this new revenue to the States. These economic development opportunities may be available under existing state and local laws as well as possibly be included in proposed legislation and regulation. 

Meegan Spicer, Director in the Site Selection and Incentives Advisory practice of Duff & Phelps, will speak on the general session titled, “A Company Success Story: Implementing a Successful Economic Development Project in Michigan” on Thursday, November 14 at 8:00 a.m. This is a deep dive look at the process the State of Michigan, CMS Energy and a manufacturing company implemented for an economic development project to preserve and grow the company’s operations in Michigan. The discussion will focus on the elements required to execute such a transaction. 

Additionally, Anthony Schum, Vice President in Duff & Phelps’ Site Selection and Incentives Advisory practice, will speak on the general session titled, “Eastern Region Hot Topics” on Friday, November 15 at 8:00 a.m. This session will cover any significant changes that may impact existing and new credit and incentive programs. We will discuss how these changes could affect companies expanding or relocating to the western region as it is important for practitioners to stay abreast of new and proposed changes to credit and incentive programs.

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