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US Tax Reform Seminar & Live Webcast: Coming to Terms with US Tax Reform


April 5, 2018
Fairmont Royal York Hotel
100 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5J 1E3 
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Online registrations are now closed. Please contact us at conferences@ctf.ca for any inquiries.
The registration desk will open at 7:00am on Thursday morning and will remain open for the duration of the event. Please check in at the registration desk, located in the foyer of the Ontario room, convention level of the hotel (100 Front St. W.) 

US Tax Reform Seminar & Live Webcast: Coming to Terms with US Tax Reform

This event will be streamed live via webcast. Click here for webcast registration details.

Program | Thursday, April 5, 2018
7:00am -
8:00 am
Registration Desk Opens (A continental breakfast will be provided)

8:00 am -
8:15 am 
Welcome & Introduction

Heather L. Evans, 
Executive Director & CEO, Canadian Tax Foundation, Toronto

8:15 am -
9:00 am
The Big Picture: The Economic Impact of US Tax Reform 

Speaker: 
David Dodge,
O.C., Bennett Jones LLP, Ottawa
The Hon. Kevin G. Lynch, BMO Financial Group. Toronto 
 
Moderator: 
Russell W. Crawford,
 KPMG LLP, Vancouver

9:00 am -
10:00 am

Personal Aspects of US Tax Reform 

  • Individual tax rates

  • Mortgage interest deductions

  • State and local tax deductions

  • Itemized deductions

  • Estate and gift tax changes

  • Employee deferred compensation

  • Changes for small businesses

  • High net-worth Canadians


Speakers:
Kevin Gluc, Hodgson Russ LLP, Buffalo
Beth Webel, CA, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Toronto

Moderator:
Roy Berg,
Moodys Gartner Tax Law, Calgary

10:00 am -
10:10 am
Questions
10:10 am -
10:30 am



10:30 am -
12:00 pm

Business Aspects of US Tax Reform 

  • Reduction of corporate tax rates; repeal of the AMT
  • Treatment of income derived through pass-through entities
  • Expensing of the cost of “qualified property”
  • Special rules for real property business
  • Loss carryovers
  • Restrictions on interest deductions
  • 3-year holding period for carried interests
  • other changes
     

Speakers:
Siobhan Goguen,
Felesky Flynn LLP, Calgary
Dan Luchsinger, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington

Moderator:
Brad Sakich,
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Vancouver

12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm


1:00 pm -
3:20 pm
International Aspects of US Tax Reform 

  • new participation exemption
  • repatriation tax
  • changes to Subpart F
  • foreign tax credit changes
  • base erosion provisions:
    • base erosion and anti-abuse tax
    • rules for “global intangible low-taxed income”
    • special tax on “foreign derived intangible income”
    • outbound transfers
    • hybrid payments
  • Sales of partnership interests of nonresidents
     

Speakers:
Maruti Narayan,
DLA Piper (US) LLP, New York
Asif Rajwani, Ernst & Young LLP, Toronto
H. David Rosenbloom, Caplin & Drysdale, Washington

Moderator:
Claire Kennedy,
Bennett Jones LLP, Toronto

3:20 pm - 
3:30 pm 
Questions
3:30 pm - 
4:00 pm  
 
 
4:00 pm -
5:00 pm 
Concluding Comments – Implications for Canada 

Speakers:
Professor Jack Mintz, University of Calgary, Calgary
Shawn Porter, Deloitte Tax LLP, Toronto
Barbara Worndl, Aird & Berlis LLP, Toronto

Moderator:
Brian J. Arnold,
Canadian Tax Foundation, London

5:00 pm -
7:00 pm
Networking Reception
 Join us for a networking reception post-event for the chance to unwind and catch-up with collleagues.

Location: foyer of the Ontario room, mezzanine level | Fairmont Royal York Hotel | 100 Front St. W.

  Program is subject to change. Please check back frequently for the most up-to-date version.


The Hon. Karen Sharlow, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Vancouver
The Hon. Karen Sharlow, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Vancouver

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