New York, NY, March 11, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Benjamin Grosz, Associate, Ivins, Phillips & Barker, Chartered to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Understanding Form 990 for True Nonprofit Transparency Live Webcast
The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Benjamin Grosz, Associate, Ivins, Phillips & Barker, Chartered will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Understanding Form 990 for True Nonprofit Transparency LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for June 9, 2015 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
Nonprofit stakeholders include donors, board directors and trustees, but most importantly, the populations served by the nonprofit mission. Form 990 continues to be a top tool used by federal and state regulators, the media, and grant makers to assess whether nonprofits work effectively and efficiently to fulfill their qualified exempt purposes and serve the social good. In this Nonprofit Form 990 Live webcast, a panel of recognized professionals will share current insights and developments:
· How transparency demonstrates accountability to donors and regulators
· Highlights of an actual Form 990 and key 990 Schedules
· Typical differences between Form 990 and audited financial statements for a fiscal year
· Insights from real field examinations, desk audits, and emerging trends
· Live interactive Q&A session
About Benjamin Grosz
Mr. Grosz is an associate with Ivins, Phillips & Barker, where he advises clients on a broad range of federal income, estate and gift tax planning matters, as well as employee benefits issues.
Ben has assisted clients in structuring settlements, asset sales, reorganizations, and charitable donations to satisfy client objectives. He also has experience drafting estate planning documents, administering estates, and with probate matters. His employee benefits practice consists of advising employers on a wide range of issues, including: ERISA; health, welfare and retirement plans; compliance with state and federal laws and regulations; and executive compensation.
Ben also has experience advising boards of directors and the management of nonprofit organizations and performs “legal health checkups” for tax exempt organizations. Besides being a counselor to nonprofits, he has also served as an officer and/or director for tax-exempt organizations.
Before law school, Ben started his own financial planning business. Prior to that he was a business manager at Capital One Financial Corporation, where he developed strategy and analysis for its credit card and banking businesses. His experiences in starting his own financial planning business and developing business strategy for Capital One help him understand the needs of clients ranging from entrepreneurs to large corporations.
About Ivins, Phillips & Barker, Chartered
Ivins, Phillips & Barker, founded by two of the original judges on the United States Tax Court in 1935, is the leading law of federal income tax, employee benefits and estate and gift tax law. The firm’s lawyers are nationally recognized to be among the best and brightest in the country. Our decades of focus on the intricacies of the Internal Revenue Code have led numerous Fortune 500 companies, as well as smaller companies, tax exempt organizations, and high net worth individuals to rely on the firm for answers to the most complicated and sophisticated tax planning problems as well as for complex tax litigation.
We provide expert counsel in all major areas of tax law, and we offer prompt and efficient attention whether with respect to the most detailed and intricate of issues or for rapid responses to offer low billing rates. What we do offer is the combination of extreme efficiency with outstanding intellect and practicality. Totally absent is the costly overstaffing and layer upon layer of review that turns seemingly lower hourly rates into significantly larger final bills.
Our clients are not subjected to sales pitches and untoward tax shelter offerings. We view our exclusive responsibility as providing the highest quality, timely responses to clients’ needs. We also recognize an obligation to be proactive and bring potentially beneficial tax planning ideas to the attention of clients.
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About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group 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: http://theknowledgegroup.org