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Key Tax Issues Facing Business and Industry


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Hilton Garden Inn

3720 N Reserve St
Missoula, MT 59808

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8.00 Credits

Member Price $300.00

Price will increase by $50 after 7/31

Non-Member Price $350.00

Price will increase by $50 after 7/31


All materials will be electronic only


This course focuses on the key federal tax issues affecting business from the internal accountant's point of view, with a focus on the major ramifications of the TCJA and other recent tax legislation and developments.  Planning alternatives and the potential risks associated with those strategies will also be discussed. 


    • 2022-23 update and review of key business tax issues
    • New interest expense deduction
    • Capitalization, expensing and depreciation rules
    • New travel and entertainment expense rules
    • Fringe benefits
    • Independent contractor vs. employee
    • Basics of identifying and classifying intangible assets
    • Latest legislative, judicial, and IRS developments


Basic working knowledge of business taxation

Designed For



  • Apply the latest tax developments, rules and regulations affecting business and industry


Leader Bios

Doug Van Der Aa

Douglas J. VanDerAa, CPA, JD, has been a discussion leader for Federal Tax Workshops, Inc., East Lansing for the past 6 years. He is a lively and energetic speaker – especially on the subject of taxes and ethics, and has extensive experience in leading discussions in conferences, seminars and webinars. Doug is a regular and highly rated speaker and seminar leader for the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, as well as other organizations throughout the country. Doug has over 20 years of experience, including tax practice in CPA firms and the practice of transactional business and real estate law as an attorney. Formerly, Doug was a Tax Manager with Hungerford, Aldrin, Nichols & Carter, P.C. in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where his practice concentrated on the tax needs of mid-sized closely held businesses, with their related pass-through entities, complex individual returns including AMT issues, estates and trusts. Most recently, Doug served a one-year term as Assistant Professor of Accounting and Taxation for Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business, where he taught in both the undergraduate and MST programs. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in accounting from Dordt College and his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law.

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Non-Member Price $350.00

Member Price $300.00