Annual Meeting: "Changing Your Residence-It's Not as Easy as You Think"

Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Crowne Plaza, 66 Hale Avenue, White Plains
Speaker: Mark S. Klein - Hodgson Russ LLP

"Changing Your Residence – It’s Not as Easy as You Think"

With tax rates of up to 16%, New York State is looking to keep all of the residents that it can.  This program will discuss New York’s residency rules, the steps necessary to change domicile, and some common tricks and traps used by auditors.

Mark S. Klein
Hodgson Russ LLP
Direct tel: 716.848.1411
State & Local Tax Practice Group
Tax Dispute Resolution Practice Group
New York Tax Investigations & Defense Practice Group
New York and Buffalo Offices

Areas of Practice: Federal, state and local tax law

Professional Experience: Mr. Klein concentrates in New York State and New York City tax matters. He has over 25 years of experience with federal, multistate, state, and local taxation. He may be best known for his public speaking on tax topics. Mr. Klein splits his time between the firm's New York City and Buffalo offices.

Presentations/Articles: Mr. Klein has lectured extensively throughout the United States and Canada and teaches courses on state taxation and tax practice and procedure at the University at Buffalo School of Management Tax Certificate Program. His articles have appeared in The CPA Journal, the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives, and in other publications devoted to multistate tax issues. Most recently, Mr. Klein's article, "Handling a Tax Audit: 3 Traps for the Unwary," was published in a October 2011 issue (vol. 2, no. 9) of Tax Stringer, a publication of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Klein is a member of The CPA Journal Editorial Review Board.

Publications: Mr. Klein has written numerous books, articles, and treatises on the subject of multistate taxation. He is the general editor of LexisNexis Tax Practice Insights: New York, 2010 edition; the editor of New York Tax Highlights; the contributing editor of CCH's Guidebook to New York Taxes; and the co-author of the ABA Sales & Use Tax Desk Book, CCH's New York Residency and Allocation Audit Handbook and New York Sales and Use Tax Answer Book, the NYS Bar Association's Contesting New York Tax Assessments, and RIA's New York Tax Handbook, and New York City Tax Handbook. He is also a contributor to CCH's New York Tax Analysis.

Professional Associations: Member, New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal Advisory Committee; member, Executive Committee of ACE Accounting Society; chair, State and Local Taxation Section, ACE Accounting Society; chairperson, Cooperation with the Accounting Profession Committee, Bar Association of Erie County; former chairperson, Tax Committee, Bar Association of Erie County; member, Tax Committee, New York State Bar Association and American Bar Association

Honors/Awards: Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (Tax Law, Tax Litigation & Controversy), Who's Who in American Law, and 2012 New York Super Lawyers - Upstate (Tax)

Admitted to Practice: New York (1983), Florida (1983), U.S. Supreme Court

B.S., summa cum laude, Buffalo State, State University of New York
J.D., magna cum laude, SUNY Buffalo Law School


Based upon our interpretation of the New York State Board for Public Accountancy regulations, this event will qualify for one (1) CPE credit in Taxation.  Our New York State CPE Sponsor license number is 000783.

This program has been granted 1 CE credit for Certified Financial Planners.

Meeting Sponsored in Part by a Grant from …

RSVP:   Must be made on-line no later than Friday, May 31, 2013.
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COST:  (Includes parking)
Members - no charge.
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$ 85.00:  Guest fee at door (check or cash only)

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