Tax update for government contractors

Thursday, April 20, 2017
2 p.m. EDT | 1 p.m. CDT | Noon MDT | 11 a.m. PDT
60 minutes

Join us on Thursday, April 20 for a tax update on issues that impact government contractors.

During this webcast, we will cover:

  • International expansion
    • Ease of doing business offshore for middle market and emerging companies
    • Increase in information demands by the United States and other governments
    • Complex and variable tax methods in each country
    • Importance of selecting a proper yet flexible structure
    • Adjusting tax objectives as offshore expansion and profitability occur
    • Case study on expanding into Southeast Asia
  • Meals and entertainment (M&E)
    • Basics of non-deductible and deductible elements of M&E costs
    • Impact and benefit of statistically sampled M&E
    • Revenue procedures that specify statistical approach
    • Sample period flexibility and issues
    • Case study on using statistical sampling to increase M&E deductions

Presenters will include:

  • Mike Fletcher, Partner, Specialty Tax
  • Ayana Martinez, Senior Manager, International Tax
  • Chris Eckert, Senior Manager (national leader of RSM’s meals and entertainment practice)

Who should attend?
Government contracting executives looking to understand tax law developments as well as potential consequences for their organizations.

Learning objectives
This webcast will explore key tax considerations for government contractors, including international expansion and meals and entertainment. Participants in this course will gain an understanding of tax topics that may affect government contracting organizations.


Email us or call +1 800 274 3978.

CPE credit available
RSM US LLP is pleased to offer one CPE credit for attending this webcast. To qualify, you must log in to the webcast and provide your first name, last name and email address. You must remain logged in for a minimum of 50 minutes and answer 75 percent of the polling questions to receive credit. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as refunds, cancellations and complaints, please contact us.

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Advance preparation: None | Program level: Basic | Prerequisites: None | Delivery method: Virtual group live
Field of study: Taxes | CPE: One credit