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David A. Hughes, Partner, Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered to Speak at the Knowledge Group's State Taxation Issues for Foreign Operating Companies Live Webcast

New York, NY, May 10, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that David A. Hughes, Partner, Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “State Taxation Issues for Foreign Operating Companies.” This event is scheduled for June 27, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About David A. Hughes

David A. Hughes is a partner in Horwood Marcus & Berk’s State and Local Tax (SALT) Group. David’s clients, who range from multinational corporations to individuals, all have one thing in common: the need to limit their state and local tax exposure either through planning or litigation. David advises clients on how to structure their business to reduce their state tax liabilities and he also defends clients in audits, administrative proceedings and court against tax assessments.

David has represented clients in over 30 states and has advised clients on income tax, sales/use tax, franchise tax, and unclaimed property matters, including matters involving nexus, apportionment, business income, unitary business groups, credits, losses, exemptions, and the tax base. David has argued cases at the Illinois Supreme Court, the Illinois Appellate Court and the New York Supreme Court (Appellate Division).

In addition to representing clients on a national basis, David is also very active in the SALT community. He is the former Chair of the SALT committee for the Illinois CPA Society and the former chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s committee on state and local taxation. David also speaks and writes regularly on SALT matters. He is a co-author of the chapter entitled “Illinois Sales and Use Tax” in the American Bar Association’s Sales and Use Tax Handbook and is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives. In addition, he has spoken on behalf of NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies, the Council on State Taxation (COST), Tax Executives Institute (TEI), the American Bar Association, the Institute of Professionals in Taxation (IPT), the Illinois CPA Society, and the Chicago Tax Club.

About Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered
Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered combines the resources of a national and sophisticated commercial law practice with the entrepreneurial atmosphere and creativity unique to a smaller law firm. HMB attorneys have served as trusted business and legal advisers to middle-market businesses, Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, individuals and families throughout the United States for almost 40 years.

Formed in 1975 as a Chicago-based tax boutique providing specialized tax planning for individuals and businesses, HMB has evolved into a full-service law firm providing legal counsel and pragmatic business solutions to a wide range of corporate, business and individual clients.

HMB strongly believes that simplicity is a virtue. The firm keeps its client engagement teams deliberately small and closely knit to control costs and deliver consistently better and more reliable client service. Simply put, HMB attorneys are dedicated, responsive and accessible.

Event Synopsis:

In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues on state taxation issues for foreign operating companies including:

− Income Apportionment Among States
− Transfer Pricing In Relation to Sec. 483 Powers
− Indirect Tax Issues
− Tax Jurisdiction
− Unitary Business and Combined Reporting
− Party Interest and Royalty Add Back
− State Taxation of Foreign Source Income
− Tax Collection and Enforcement

State Taxation Issues for Foreign Operating Companies LIVE Webcast is a must attend for tax attorneys and other professionals interested in and/or responsible for state tax foreign operation. The program will cover the topics above along with a Q&A panel in which the attendees will be invited to ask the speakers questions.

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

The Knowledge Group, LLC 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:
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