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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Registration: 7:30 AM

Pines Manor2085 State Highway 27
Edison, NJ 08817
732-287-2222

CPE Credits

  • 8.00 CPE Credits in TX

Package Pricing

Live Conference Registration (E-Materials)
  • $239.00 - Member
  • $339.00 - Non Member
Webcast: New for 2018! Attend this conference virtually.
  • $239.00 - Member
  • $339.00 - Non Member
The New Jersey Tax Conference is celebrating its 13th year and will provide attendees with the latest in New Jersey tax. Learn what you need to know to prevent problems through a detailed dialogue on the latest in New Jersey taxation.

Designed For

Public practitioners and those in industry looking for an update on current New Jersey tax developments.

Benefits

This year's conference, featuring noted tax experts and a representative from the New Jersey Division of Taxation, will include current events, updates on New Jersey tax and legislative matters, hot topics, and relevant state and local tax issues.

Highlights

7:30-8 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

8-8:10 a.m.
Welcome/Introduction
James B. Evans, CPA, J.D., LL.M.– Kulzer & DiPadova, P.A
Susan A. Feeney, Esq. – McCarter & English Attorneys at Law


8:10-9:40 a.m.
New Jersey Tax and Amnesty Update
Christina Quinones – New Jersey Division of Taxation

9:40-9:50 a.m.
Break

9:50-11:20 a.m.
Director’s Observations from the Division of Taxation
John Ficara, CPA – New Jersey Division of Taxation

11:20 a.m.-noon
Combined Reporting and Corporate Issues
David J. Shipley, Esq. – McCarter & English Attorneys at Law

noon-12:50 p.m.
Lunch

12:50-1:20 p.m.
Tax Procedure Update
Susan A. Feeney, Esq. – McCarter & English Attorneys at Law

1:20-2:20 p.m.
Sales Tax Update
Susan A. Feeney, Esq. – McCarter & English Attorneys at Law

2:20-2:40 p.m.
Break

2:40-4:00 p.m.
New Gross Income Tax Legislation Changes
James B. Evans, CPA, J.D., LL.M.– Kulzer & DiPadova, P.A

Help Feed Those in Need

  • The NJCPA Emerging Leaders Council is hosting a Food Drive to benefit the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. Please bring your nonperishable items and canned goods to this event. Peanut butter and tuna fish are always needed.
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James Evans

James B. Evans, CPA, J.D., LL.M.
Attorney
Kulzer & DiPadova, P.A.

James B. Evans, Jr., J.D., LL.M., CPA, is a shareholder at Kulzer & DiPadova, P.A. He earned his J.D. degree at the Rutgers University School of Law – Camden and his LL.M. in taxation at New York University. He is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court, is a member of the Bar of the State of New Jersey, and is a member of the Camden County Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Mr. Evans is a member of the tax sections of the NJBA and the ABA. In addition to being an attorney, Mr. Evans is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member and a Past President of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (2003-2004). He has served as Chairperson of the State and Local Tax Committee of the Society. He is a Past President of the Southwest Jersey Chapter of the NJSCPA. Mr. Evans is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and serves on AICPA Council, its governing body. Mr. Evans is a member of the New Jersey Tax and Fiscal Policy Commission. He was a member of and chaired the New Jersey Corporation Business Tax Review Commission. Mr. Evans’ particular areas of concentration include state taxation, corporate taxation and business planning. He lectures regularly in the area of taxation and accounting.

Susan Feeney

Susan A. Feeney, Esq.
Partner
McCarter & English Attorneys at Law

Susan A. Feeney, Esq., is a partner with the law firm of McCarter & English. Ms. Feeney's practice concentrates in the areas of state taxation and local property taxation. She is admitted to the Bars of the states of New Jersey and New York and is a member of the Essex County, New Jersey and American Bar associations and a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Additionally, Ms. Feeney is a member of the Sales and Use Tax Review Commission of the State of New Jersey. She lectures frequently on the subject of state taxes and local property taxes to civic and professional groups and is an adjunct professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University in the master’s of taxation program.

Ms. Feeney graduated summa cum laude from Fordham Law School and holds an undergraduate degree from Seton Hall University. She has considerable experience in litigating tax appeal cases involving office complexes, hotel, data centers, golf course properties and manufacturing facilities. Ms. Feeney’s expertise in New Jersey sales and use tax law frequently provides planning strategies for clients in the sales and use tax areas.

John Ficara

John Ficara, CPA
Acting Director
New Jersey Division of Taxation

John Ficara has been functioning as the Director of the New Jersey Division of Taxation since January 4, 2016. The Director oversees a staff of more than 1,400 who are responsible for the administration, enforcement and collection of 42 individual and business tax types in the State of New Jersey. John was previously Director of Tax and Tax Counsel for Columbus McKinnon Corporation, a Buffalo based global manufacturer of material handling equipment. He also was Corporate Tax Counsel for BASF, a German based global chemical manufacturing company, with US operations based in Florham Park, New Jersey. He has over four decades of experience as a tax professional, including seven years with Ernst & Young, and he has been an Adjunct Professor of Tax in the Fairleigh Dickinson University Graduate Tax program. A licensed Certified Public Accountant and Attorney, John earned his Law Degree from the Fordham University School of Law, and his Master’s in Tax law Degree from the NYU Graduate Law School.

Christina Quinones

Christina Quinones
Taxpayer Service Representative
New Jersey Division of Taxation

Ms. Quinones started with the Division in 2007 in the Customer Service Call Center.During her 8 years in the Division’s Customer Service center she gained a vast knowledge of all taxes and programs administered by the Division. Prior to joining Taxation University Christina was a Practitioner Hotline agent. She provided expert assistance to the tax professional and business community.

Christina’s tax knowledge and customer service experience is a strong assest to the Taxation University Team.

Christina is a loving mother of three and an avid baker.

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David Shipley

David J. Shipley, ESQ.
McCarter & English, LLP

David J. Shipley is a Partner at McCarter & English, LLP. His practice includes representing clients in state tax controversies before administrative boards and courts throughout the country, providing multistate tax advice regarding business operations, assisting clients in developing and implementing multistate tax planning and advising clients on the state tax aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions. He provides advice to clients regarding state corporate income, franchise, sales and use, personal income and realty transfer taxes. He also provides advice to clients regarding unclaimed property and unemployment compensation issues.

Mr. Shipley is a frequent speaker on multistate tax topics for many organizations including the Georgetown Advanced State and Local Tax Institute, the New York University Institute on State and Local Taxation, the Institute of Professionals in Taxation, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America – State Tax Committee, the Broadband Tax Institute, local chapters of the Tax Executives Institute, the Wall Street Tax Association - State and Local Tax Committee, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. Additionally, he has published state tax articles in State Tax Notes, the American Bar Association's The State and Local Tax Lawyer, and CCH's State Tax Review. David also is the general editor of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania sections of a forthcoming state tax research product from Lexis/Nexis.

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