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McGuire Sponsel will be hosting a Summer webinar series on tax and incentive opportunities. Participants are eligible for CPE credit.

State and Local Tax Minimization through Negotiated Incentives
Date: Wednesday, June 28, 10 a.m. EDT
Presenter: Steve Brunson
Course Description & Learning Objectives
State and local governments use highly valuable economic incentive programs to attract and retain businesses. Companies that are expanding, making capital investments or adding jobs can benefit. This presentation provides an overview of incentive programs, the value they can provide and how growing businesses can capitalize on all available opportunities. Participants will be able to:

  • Understand how incentives bring value to growing businesses
  • Evaluate incentive tools including payroll tax credits, grants, tax abatements and tax increment financing
  • Recognize when your company or clients should pursue incentives



Optimizing the IC-DISC for Exporting Clients
Date: Wednesday, July 12, 10 a.m. EDT
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Presenter: Tedder Schwarz
Course Description & Learning Objectives
Attendees will learn about the value an IC-DISC can have for exporters and the mechanics necessary for its annual maintenance and compliance. Understanding the most efficient ownership structure for an IC-DISC can make a significant impact. Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the overall record keeping requirements on the taxpayer when an IC-DISC has been implemented
  • Become familiar with the IC-DISC commission calculation methods
  • Discuss what constitutes a qualified export



Derivatives: Strategies for Maximizing Client Value
Date: Wednesday, July 26, 10 a.m. EDT
Presenter: Douglass Dalton
Course Description & Learning Objectives
With the Federal Reserves hawkish tone towards further rate increases many have asked about hedging strategies to deflect some of their potential interest rate risk. One of these strategies is to utilize an interest rate swap. This webinar will discuss this strategy so businesses can decide whether entering into an interest rate swap to hedge floating rates is a viable option. Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize interest rate swaps and the relevant metrics
  • Understand how interest rate hedging solutions bring value to businesses
  • Identify common hedging products


Cost Segregation in the Current Tax Environment
Date: Wednesday, August 9, 10 a.m. EDT
Presenter: Dave McGuire
Course Description & Learning Objectives
In this webinar we will discuss Cost Segregation as it relates to the current tax environment.  In the last few years there have been multiple changes to depreciation law including changes to bonus depreciation, capitalization, and repair regulations.  Now there is discussions of further reaching tax reform.  We will discuss how these effect depreciation and cost segregation planning.  Participants will be able to:

  • Understand recent changes to depreciation law
  • Discuss potential future changes
  • Understand how inflationary pressures may affect depreciation planning



Instructional Method: Group Internet-Based
Location: Indianapolis
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Who Should Attend: CPA firms and industry leaders
Field of Study: Tax
Course Level: Basic
Recommended CPE: Taxes 1 CPE Credit
Presentation Policies
McGuire Sponsel does not charge a fee for this presentation. In the event that this presentation needs to be canceled, McGuire Sponsel will notify all registered attendees via email and work to reschedule the program. For more information regarding concerns and/or program cancellation policies, please contact our office at 317.564.5000.
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TJ Sponsel

TJ Sponsel

As the Managing Director of McGuire Sponsel, TJ Sponsel has diversified the firm’s practice lines and thereby increased the potential opportunities for CPA firms and their clients. His approach to client service includes partnering with clients to produce consistent results so that firms can confidently integrate McGuire Sponsel into their strategic tax planning. View TJ's bio.

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