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Laurence Wagman, Founding Principal, Golden Parachute Tax Solutions LLC. to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Live Webcast

New York, NY, April 26, 2018 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Laurence Wagman, Founding Principal, Golden Parachute Tax Solutions LLC will speak at a webcast entitled: “The Golden Parachute Rules: Tips and Strategies to Mitigate Impact on Your Bottom Line LIVE Webcast.” This webcast is scheduled on May 10, 2018 at 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET).

Event Summary:

When a private or public company undergoes a change in control, if excessive payments are made to certain executives, and such payments are determined to be made in connection with a change control (often referred to as golden parachute payments), such payments are subject to additional tax penalties under Internal Revenue Codes Sections 280G and 4999. Golden Parachute Payments may include severance payments, benefits, deal bonuses, acceleration of vesting of equity (including stock options, restricted stock and other short or long-term incentive awards) and any other cash or non-cash benefit to the Executive that was triggered by the change in control. Although these tax penalties can be severe, if Companies take appropriate action in the design of their compensation arrangements, such penalties can be significantly reduced or avoided entirely.

In this Live Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders brought together by The Knowledge Group will help companies understand the important aspects of this significant topic. They will provide an in-depth discussion of the golden parachute payment rule and will also offer best tips and strategies in mitigating its impact to businesses’ bottom line.

Key topics include:

· Golden Parachute Rule – An Overview
· Recent Trends and Developments
· Best Governance Practices
· Impact to Businesses’ Bottom Line
· 280G Mitigation Techniques

About Laurence Wagman

Laurence Wagman is the founding principal of Golden Parachute Tax Solutions LLC. His expertise is in the area of taxation of executive compensation and is a nationally known resource within the area of golden parachute tax penalties (Internal Revenue Code Sections (“IRC”) 280G and 4999. Laurence has previously written several articles for both the Journal of Compensation and Benefits and the Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement on IRC Section 280G related matters.

Prior to forming Golden Parachute Tax Solutions, Laurence was a tax manager with a “Big 4” executive compensation/employee benefits tax practice, and thereafter was an executive compensation consultant with James F. Reda and Associates, an independent executive compensation consulting firm. Laurence’s practical experience includes a unique perspective from both an executive compensation tax and executive compensation consulting disciplines.

About Golden Parachute Tax Solutions LLC.

Golden Parachute Tax Solutions is a nationally recognized Certified Public Accounting firm which specializes in IRC Section 280G Computations & Advisory Services. Based on the number of transactions, our firm is among the top four largest providers of 280G related services in the United States. Although we are an accounting firm, because we do not prepare audits, our firm is not conflicted from handling all aspects of a 280G engagement, specifically valuation work that often is required when preparing 280G computations.

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

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts 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.
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