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David Wasserstrum, CPA, Partner, WeiserMazars LLP to Speak at KC’s The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: What Employers Need to Know Live Webcast

New York, NY, November 20, 2013 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that David Wasserstrum, CPA, Partner, WeiserMazars LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: What Employers Need to Know.” This event is scheduled for January 14, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About David Wasserstrum

David Wasserstrum possesses over 35 years of experience in public accounting. He specializes in providing consulting, technical and compliance services in the areas of deferred compensation, employee benefits, and executive compensation. David's work includes assisting clients with all pension, compensation, and employee benefit issues, such as qualified retirement plan self-audits, nonqualified deferred compensation plan issues, equity based compensation including stock options and restricted stock, separation pay plans, health and welfare plan issues, merger and acquisition due diligence, services for not-for-profit organizations, IRS examinations, compliance programs, and DOL compliance programs.

David also has extensive teaching experience. For over 20 years, David has served as an Associate and/or an Adjunct Professor for New York University, C.W. Post University, and The Stan Ross School of Accountancy at Baruch College, all at the graduate school level. He received his BS in Accounting from Brooklyn College and his MBA in Taxation from New York University Graduate School of Business. David's recent publications include "Retirement: Ten percent early withdrawal fee? Not necessarily." for the Employee Benefits Advisor in October 2009 and "Avoiding the Retirement Penalty Box" for HR Magazine in September 2009.

About WeiserMazars LLP

Since 1921, WeiserMazars LLP has provided a unique combination of foresight and experience when fulfilling client needs in accounting, tax and advisory services. WeiserMazars' team of over 100 partners and approximately 650 professionals is based out of six U.S. offices, Israel and the Cayman Islands. As the independent U.S. member firm of the Mazars Group - a prominent international accounting, audit, tax and advisory services organization with nearly 14,000 professionals in more than 70 countries on six continents - WeiserMazars represents clients of all types, including owner-managed businesses, complex, multi-national organizations and high net worth individuals in a multitude of industries.

Event Synopsis:

While the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) has deferred some of the reporting and penalty provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA", as amended), employers need to start getting ready as the penalties for noncompliance could relating to employers' be significant. To help business owners/employers understand how PPACA’s provisions apply to them, the Knowledge Group has gathered a panel of distinguished practitioners and thought leaders to address important topics and issues related to PPACA in a substantial two-hour live webcast.

The faculty will discuss the following topics:

• Brief Background of PPACA
• Employer Shared Responsibility: The Penalties
• Small Business Health Care Tax Credit
• Form W-2 Cost of Coverage Reporting
• Health Insurance Reforms
• Automatic Enrollment
• Costs and Access
• Best Practices and Guidance
• Latest regulatory updates

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

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