Highlights from New England. (Chapter News).The New England New England, name applied to the region comprising six states of the NE United States—Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. The region is thought to have been so named by Capt. Chapter kicked off the 2001-2002 year with an exciting program loaded with innovative ideas and sessions.
The Federal Committee hosted the September meeting. Al Cappelloni, partner in charge of Andersen LLP's Northeas tax practice joined Jim Cavallo, Tax Partner, and Tony Cabeca, Tax Manager from Andersen LLP's Boston Office. They led a very lively discussion of hot topics and developments in federal tax.
The International Committee hosted the October meeting. Members from the International Tax Services Group of Deloitte & Touche offered discussions on captive insurance Captive insurance companies are limited purpose insurance companies established with the specific objective of financing risks emanating from their parent group or groups, they sometimes also insure risks of the parent company's customers. companies, investment companies, offshore e-commerce Internet companies, corporate migrations, comparison of domiciles, duel duel, prearranged armed fight with deadly weapons, usually swords or pistols, between two persons concerned with a point of honor. The duel may have originated in the wager of battle, an early mode of trial in which an accused person fought with his accuser under consolidated losses, extraterritorial ex·tra·ter·ri·to·ri·al
1. Located outside territorial boundaries: fishing in extraterritorial waters.
2. income exclusion planning, subpart F Subpart F
Special category of foreign-source "unearned" income that is currently taxed by the IRS whether or not it is remitted to the US and foreign tax credit developments, and e-commerce and internet transaction tax planning Tax planning
Devising strategies throughout the year in order to minimize tax liability, for example, by choosing a tax filing status that is most beneficial to the taxpayer. for hybrid entities.
October also brought TEI's Annual Conference to Boston. The New England Chapter hosted a hospitality suite and hospitality table. More than 30 New England Chapter members thoroughly enjoyed meeting all the conference registrants at the cocktail reception and hospitality suite. At the hospitality table, we distributed bags of products from Chapter companies. The New England Chapter thanks all of its members whose companies donated items to make these bags such a hit. Congratulations to James Sellner from the Iowa Chapter, who won the PROQUIP weatherwear outfit; William Berry William Berry was the name of four people of historical import, one living person of questionable Notability, and a common misspelling of a Jack the Ripper suspect.
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The November meeting was hosted by the Corporate Tax Management Committee and the meeting topic was "Strategic Work Groups: A Solution to the Demand of Accomplishing More with Fewer Resources." Samuel R. James, Ed.D., of James & Associates, is a group psychologist who has worked with Fortune 500 companies as well as small businesses for more than 25 years. He put together a session that presents four elements of strategic work groups in detail.
Since the seminar was non-technical in nature and dealt with organization demands and work processes, the Chapter invited members to bring other colleagues from their companies.
In December the Chapter will host a basic International tax session for those who are new to this area or need a refresher course. The Chapter is very fortunate to have Kathi Mettler of PwC presenting this session. Her presentation of this session to the Westchester-Fairfield Chapter received rave reviews.