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David Ruskin presents “The Business of Marijuana in Illinois” at The Seminar Group – 4/16/20-4/17/202004/07/2020

4/16/20-4/17/20 Chicago, IL David Ruskin, with other practitioners and policymakers, will discuss topics directly related to Illinois' Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. The seminar will cover: A brief history of Illinois legalization The status of the Federal and state law conflict Income taxation and marijuana income under IRC 280E Real estate and land use Intellectual property protection Banking Cannabis-related litigation…

David S. Ruskin presents “Cannabis 101 for Older Adults” at Deerfield Public Library – 2/6/2001/29/2020

2/6/2020 Deerfield Public Library Deerfield, IL David Ruskin, with a panel of experts, will discuss what you need to know about legalized cannabis in Illinois. The panel will address topics such as purchasing and using cannabis lawfully, the types of products available, safe use, potential therapeutic benefits and more. The program is geared toward older adults but is open to…

Jordan Goodman presents “Multi-State Controversies: A Mixed Bag of Issues” at the National Multistate Tax Symposium – 1/31/2001/24/2020

1/31/20 Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Lake Buena Vista, FL Jordan Goodman will explore "classic" ongoing multistate tax issues at the 2020 National Multistate Tax Symposium. Attendees will learn how their business may cope and prepare to defend state audits or assessments arising from this mixed bag of multistate tax issues. Topics covered in this session include: Tax issues…

Marilyn Wethekam presents “State Indirect Tax Complexities Post Wayfair” at the 2020 National Multistate Tax Symposium – 1/30/2001/22/2020

1/30/20 Disney's Grand Floridian Orlando, FL Marilyn Wethekam, with a panel of experts, will discuss the various state and local tax responses to Wayfair including the role of Congress and the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board. The panel will address the day to day considerations for related tax compliance as well as emerging issues over record-keeping and audit exposure. Click here…

HMB Celebrates with a Week of Holiday Cheer12/16/2019

Before we ring in the new year, HMB is celebrating some of our favorite moments of 2019, in our first Week of Holiday Cheer. Over the next week, we'll remember a few moments and accomplishments that we are most proud of. You can follow our Week of Holiday Cheer on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Celebrating 2019 and the HMB Family It’s…

Jordan Goodman presents “Wayfair and Current Nexus Changes and Challenges” at Clayton State University – 12/06/1912/06/2019

12/06/19 Clayton State University Morrow, Georgia Jordan will answer the question: Are all businesses subject to all taxes in all states after Wayfair? This presentation at Clayton State University will review the various jurisdictional standards and what is left to protect businesses in 2020 and beyond. Click here to register for the event.…

Jordan Goodman presents “Ethics in the Age of Streeeeeeetching the Truth” at the NYU School of Professional Studies – 12/16/19-12/17/1911/25/2019

12/16/19-12/17/19 New York City, NY Jordan will advise practitioners and in-house employees on what they can ethically do with respect to SALT work at the NYU School of Professional Studies. Jordan will discuss tax returns to negotiation or settlement, and everything else in between. Click here to register for the event. Click here to request a copy of the presentation…

David Ruskin presents “Cannabis and Judaism: Implications in Halacha as well as the Law” at the Chicago Loop Synagogue – 1/16/2011/22/2019

1/16/20 Chicago, IL David joins a panel of experts to discuss important issues related to Cannabis Law and how it impacts the Jewish Community at the Chicago Loop Synagogue. Attendees will learn more about: The impact of marijuana legalization How it will work within the context of the state What Rabbinic authorities have to say on the issue How it…

Breen Schiller presents “State and Local Practice Overview” at the COST 2020 SALT Basics School – 1/27/2011/20/2019

1/27/20 Atlanta, GA In this presentation at the COST 2020 SALT Basics School, Breen will give an overview of major state taxes and state revenue programs. Attendees will walk away with a greater knowledge of: Income/franchise tax Sales/use tax Property and employment tax Credits, incentives and unclaimed property Jurisdiction and nexus Click here to register for the event.…

Breen Schiller presents “Ethics & Professionalism for State Tax Professionals” at the Manufacturers’ Education Council – 1/28/2011/20/2019

1/28/20 Columbus, OH In this highly interactive presentation at the Manufacturer's Education Council, Breen will discuss how tax professionals should act in an era of changing standards on professional behavior and how new governmental professional standards affect private practitioners, in-house professionals and government employees working in the tax field. Changes to IRS Circular 230 Federal whistleblower and false claims rules…

HMB’s SALT Group Provides Multi-State Updates Nationwide with 2019 Brewery Series11/15/2019

From Houston to Memphis and Minneapolis to Chicago, HMB's SALT Group gave insightful tax presentations throughout the year as a part of the 2019 Brewery Series. Hosted in breweries instead of boardrooms, the 2019 series was a refreshing way for businesses to stay in the know about state and local tax. Pictured above: (L-R) Breen Schiller, Chris Lutz and David…

David Hughes presents “An Update from Springfield: New Illinois Sales and Use Tax Legislation” at The Chicago Tax Club – 11/07/201911/06/2019

11/7/19 Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL While there has been much discussion about a possible graduated income tax in Illinois, the General Assembly has also been busy on the sales and use tax side. From new rules for marketplace sellers and facilitators to sales sourcing for remote vendors to an expanded manufacturing exemption, the General Assembly recently passed several significant…

Jordan Goodman presents “Post-Wayfair World – Now What?” and “Sea to Shining Sea – What is Happening in the SALT World” at CPAmerica – 11/11/1911/06/2019

11/11/19 Austin, TX In "Post-Wayfair World - Now What?", Jordan Goodman will discuss how remote sellers were affected by the USSC overruling of Quill in June 2018.  This presentation will try to clarify when a business is subject to any of a state's taxes. In "Sea to Shining Sea - What is Happening in the SALT World", Jordan will highlight…

Jordan Goodman “A Multi-State/State Tax Update” at the Michigan Tax Conference – 11/07/1911/05/2019

11/07/19 Suburban Collection Showplace Novi, MI In this presentation for MICPA, Jordan Goodman will cover the recent happenings in state and local tax with a focus on the Midwest states. It will highlight the GOOD things that happened for Taxpayers both judicially and legislatively and will inform attendees on the BAD issues that they and their clients should try to…

Marilyn Wethekam and Chris Lutz present “What to do with Public Law 86-272 – Is there a Future?” at the 2019 TEI Philadelphia SALT Seminar – 11/20/1911/05/2019

11/20/19 Penn State Great Valley Malvern, PA Marilyn Wethekam and Chris Lutz will discuss P.L. 860272 in a post-Wayfair world at the 2019 TEI Philadelphia SALT Seminar. Register for the event here.…

David Hughes and Jordan Goodman present “SALT in 2019 – It’s About More Than Just Wayfair” at AGN International – 10/20-22/1911/05/2019

10/20/19-10/22/19 Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead Atlanta, GA While the US Supreme Court’s decision in Wayfair has dominated recent headlines, there is a lot more happening in the SALT world that you and your clients need to know about.  In this session for AGN International, David and Jordan will explore current SALT developments and trends with an emphasis on recent…

Ken Goldstein, Jim Plucinsky and Joe Tamburello present “Small Business Tax Considerations” for The Chicago Bar Foundation’s Justice for Entrepreneurs Project – 10/31/1910/30/2019

10/31/19 Chicago, IL Ken Goldstein, Jim Plucinsky and Joe Tamburello present an in-depth discussion of the tax considerations for small businesses.  Attendees will learn detailed information regarding tax compliance requirements based upon the choice of entity as well as tax planning and savings strategies for single-member LLCs, multi-member LLCs, partnerships, S corporations and C Corporations. The CBF Justice Entrepreneurs Project…

Watch Aaron Hammer and Rick Rein Present “Hot Topics in Cross Border Restructurings” On Demand10/14/2019

On 9/17/19 Aaron Hammer and Rick Rein presented "Hot Topics in Cross Border Restructurings" at the Offices of Gowling WLG LLOP in Toronto, Canada. Aaron and Rick discussed the role of chief restructuring officers and other turnaround professionals in Canadian restructuring, flash points in today's cross border insolvencies, and the cannabis space. This program was intended for lenders, turnaround professionals…

Breen Schiller presents “If You Don’t Know, Now You Know” at 26th Annual Paul J. Hartman State & Local Tax Forum – 10/29/1910/10/2019

10/29/19 Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Nashville, TN Breen Schiller discusses how for any business, the scariest tax is the one it doesn’t know about, and with counties, cities, and other local governments looking for new sources of revenue, there are more land mines out there than ever. This panel will discuss some of the more far-reaching but under-reported local taxes that…

Breen Schiller presents “National Update on Combined Reporting” at the CTC Fall Seminar – 11/07/1910/10/2019

11/07/19 Chicago, IL Breen Schiller discusses how more states are adopting mandatory unitary combined reporting into their corporate tax regimes including New Jersey, Kentucky and New Mexico.  Taxpayers need to be proactive and familiarize themselves with certain challenges and changes that arise in combined reporting regimes.  This presentation will provide an overview of the new combined reporting regimes as well…

David Hughes presents “Unclaimed Property Enforcement in Illinois and Multistate Audits” – 10/23/1910/04/2019

10/23/19 Chicago, IL David A. Hughes will present "Unclaimed Property Enforcement in Illinois and Multistate Audits" with BDO. Two reporting cycles have passed since Illinois adopted its unclaimed property law changes, including elimination of the Illinois business-to-business exemption for vendor payments and customer credits. This webinar will focus on Illinois efforts to enforce its new unclaimed property regime, including a…

Fred Marcus Discusses Indirect Taxes and Tax Risk Management at the California Tax Policy Conference – 11/8/1909/08/2019

11/8/19 California Tax Policy Conference Hyatt Regency Mission Bay San Diego, California Fred Marcus presents "That's Just Sales and Use Tax Creeping Up On You: When Unexpected Tax Arises for Responsible Persons and Successes" at the annual California Tax Policy Conference in November. The presentation will seek to assist uncertain business owners and officers who are concerned about sales and…

Jeff Zaluda presents “Some Trends in Philanthropy Impacting Large Publicly Supported Charities” to the Jewish National Fund Professional Advisory Group – 9/18/1909/06/2019

09/18/19 Chicago, IL While Americans remain the most generous and philanthropic people in the world, the landscape for giving is changing at an accelerated rate. Jeff Zaluda discusses how Millennial and generational subgroups have dramatically impacted the manner in which philanthropy is carried out. He will examine some of the reasons behind the changing landscape and ways in which donors…

Marilyn Wethekam presents “The Ownership Trap – What is Direct and Indirect Ownership?” at the COST 50th Annual Meeting – 10/23/1909/03/2019

10/23/19 Washington, DC The Council on State Taxation 50th Annual Meeting will provide updates on important SALT topics for professionals at all levels. Marilyn Wethekam will present on what it means to have direct and indirect ownership. This session will discuss the concepts of ownership, possession and constructive receipt from income and sales tax perspectives. If you would like to…

HMB’s SALT Team Presents at IPT’s Sales Tax Symposium – 09/23/1908/29/2019

09/23/19 Orlando, FL Breen Schiller, Marilyn Wethekam, Jordan Goodman, Chris Lutz and David Machemer present various topics at the IPT Sales Tax Symposium. Breen serves as Vice Chair of the symposium. If you would like to attend or have questions about a presentation, click here to contact Breen, Marilyn, Jordan, Chris and David. Marilyn Wethekam presents "Mergers & Acquisitions -…

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