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Douglas I. Schwartz, CPA/CFF, Cr.FA, Managing Member, Douglas I Schwartz, LLC to Speak at KC’s ASC 740: Income Tax Accounting for 2013 Live Webcast


New York, NY, February 04, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Douglas I. Schwartz, CPA/CFF, Cr.FA, Managing Member, Douglas I Schwartz, LLC will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “ASC 740: Income Tax Accounting for 2013.” This event is scheduled for May 22, 2013 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

For further details, please visit:
http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2013_ASC_740.html

About Douglas Schwartz

Douglas Schwartz is the Managing Member of Douglas I. Schwartz, LLC. Certified Public Accountant, Certified Forensic Accountant and Certified in Financial Forensics with thirty years experience working for both public and private Companies mostly in the financial services industry. Recently, Douglas led the ASC 740/FIN 48 practice for a regional accounting firm in North Jersey focusing on private equity and hedge funds. He has held senior tax and financial positions with a publicly traded alternative asset manager and a privately held investment company. His ASC 740/FIN 48 includes all types of entities, domestic and foreign, IPO's, M&A due diligence, transaction structuring and tax controversy. After graduating Emory University, Douglas joined Arthur Andersen & Co. in New York where he was a senior tax manager.

Douglas is a member of the AICPA and the NJSCPA. He is also a member of the AICPA Tax and Forensic and Valuation Services Sections and The NJSCPA Business Valuation Forensic Litigation Services Interest Group.

About Douglas I. Schwartz LLC

Douglas I. Schwartz LLC core practice areas are tax consulting, ASC 740/FIN 48 and forensic accounting, including litigation support services. The ASC740/FIN 48 practice services all types of entities and covers Federal, foreign and state income tax matters mainly affecting the financial services industry. The firm regularly works with multinational companies regarding its global income tax accounting and tax controversy matters. In addition, the firm has extensive experience assisting private equity and hedge funds with FIN 48 matters related to domestic and foreign withholding and reporting as well as FATCA implementation. Douglas I. Schwartz, LLC also provides outsourcing ASC 740/FIN 48 services to companies that do not have a tax department, or where its outside auditors are prevented from doing such work because of independence issues. Transaction advisory services include assistance with IPOs or other types of corporate transactions, Sarbanes-Oxley implementation, due diligence M&A related tax analysis, advice regarding the establishment and management of tax efficient foreign operations and offshore investment vehicles.

Event Synopsis:

With the ever-changing and complex regulatory environment, compliance with accounting for income taxes (ASC 740), formerly known as FAS 109, has become more difficult for companies to manage efficiently. Companies must work hard to ensure that they minimize compliance related errors with the current tax laws and financial accounting and reporting standards.

In this two-hour Live webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant topics related to tax accounting rules and implementation of ASC 740. The faculty will discuss:

- Brief Overview of ASC 740 and Refresher in Current and Deferred Tax Computation
- Pertinent Accounting Principles and Tax Accounting Provisions
- Application of ASC 740 to State and International Income Taxes
- Hot Topics in Internal Controls
- Issues Relating to Compensation and Benefits Developments
- Best Practices and Practical Guidance for Tax Preparation, Compliance and Effectiveness
- Up-to-the-Minute Regulatory Updates

This is a must attend event for Finance Executives, CPAs, Attorneys, Enrolled Agents, Tax Practitioners, and other Interested Professionals. Attending this course will give you the tools you need to understand the latest developments in ASC-740.

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.
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