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Date

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Location

Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 North High Street, Columbus (downtown)
Columbus, OH 43215

27th Annual Ohio Tax Conference

The Largest & Best Business
Tax Conference in the Nation

Complete Agenda

For the complete agenda, with speakers, topics and times in a PDF format:  click here for the complete agenda and conference brochure.  

Priceless Sponsorship Opportunities

Join the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, Institute for Professionals in Taxation, Manufacturers' Education Council, and the other sponsoring organizations and sponsor the nation's largest business tax conference.    For priceless sponsorship opportunities including complimentary exhibit space & advanced lists of conference attendees in a searchable excel file, e-mail Mark W. Uher, President, Manufacturers' Education Council at mark@MECseminars.com.   2018 sponsors include: McDonald Hopkins, Zaino Hall & Farrin, EY, Plante Moran, Ryan, Baker Hostetler, Bingham Greenebaum Doll, Frost Brown Todd, GBQ Partners, Morrison & Foerster, Deloitte Tax, DuCharme, McMillen & Associates, Grant Thornton, Maloney + Novotny, MCM, Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, True Partners Consulting/Bailey Cavalieri, KPMG, Ice Miller,  McDermott Will & Emery, Reed Smith, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Schneider Downs, Taft, Stettinius & Hollister, Tax Technology Group, & Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn.   

 The Largest Business Tax Conference in the Nation ... Well Worth the Investment!

Fee includes expert instruction for professional education credits/CEUs, a comprehensive flash drive of all the sessions' presentations, outlines and other resource materials, two luncheons, two breakfasts, two afternoon refreshment breaks and a reception. 

$695 per person. Significant Savings for Organizations Sending Multiple Attendees: For 2 to 7 persons from one organization: $625 per person (a 10% savings). For 8 or more persons from one organization: $520 per person (a 25% savings).

Professional Education Credits/CEUs. This conference has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 14.00 total CLE hours with 2.00 hours of attorney professional conduct instruction (ethics).   Additionally, the conference has approval pending for 16.5 hours of CPE (including optional 2 hour ethics) credit toward re-certification through the Accountancy Board of Ohio for attending this conference as the MEC is a registered CPE sponsor through the Accountancy Board of Ohio.

Overnight Lodging for the Largest Business Tax Conference in the Nation

Hyatt Regency Columbus, 350 North High Street, Columbus, has a block of rooms for overnight lodging for the evening (s) of January 22 and/or January 23. To make your reservations, please either use this convenient online link to the Hyatt for reservations or call the Hyatt at 1.888.421.1442 or locally at 614.463.1234 & mention the Tax Conference to receive the $164 (single, double, or triple occupancy) rate before the block of rooms expires on Wednesday, January 3rd.     

Register Today for the Largest & Best Business Tax Conference in the Nation

With the best line-up of speakers & hot tax issues, the 27th Annual Ohio Tax Conference is one you’ll want to attend.   At the largest business tax conference in nation, you’ll benefit from the continuing education credits earned by attending and the valuable information received on major tax and jobs issues such as: 

  • Priceless interaction with tax decision-makers from Ohio including the invited 8 gubernatorial candidates & their chief tax advisors, the chairs & ranking members of the Ohio Senate & Ohio House Ways & Means Committees, local top municipal tax officials and top tax officials from Kentucky, Michigan and Indiana – Commissioner Daniel Bork with the Kentucky Department of Revenue; Michigan’s Deputy Treasurer for Tax Policy, Greg Gurksy and both Commisioner Adam J. Krupp & General Counsel, Patrick Price, with the Indiana Department of Revenue;     
  • Major national economic & tax trends and developments including federal corporate tax reform and an update the 70,000-page U.S. tax code that is failing to keep pace with the technology-driven globalization of the U.S. economy;
  • Valuable insights into the ‘nexus wars’ as one prominent national attorney recently wrote, ‘there is an all-out affront on Quill taking place in Congress, State Houses, and Courts all over the country;
  • Audit insights on sales & use taxes, CAT & PTE, new developments and best practices for compliance in sales & use tax and the CAT;
  • Industry-specific tax issues …the special taxation issues impacting  manufacturers, construction & the oil & gas industry;
  • Timely information on a host of significant tax issues … taxation of employment services, amnesty & voluntary disclosures, market-based sourcing, elimination of direct appeal to the Ohio Supreme Court from the BTA, multistate PTE traps & tips, the new federal partnership audit rules and a ton of more timely tax issues;
  • Tax/economic incentives & credits to promote Ohio competitiveness; 
  • Valuable information on real property appraisals, valuation and classification
  • Massive impact of technology in the tax field … tax automation, robotic process automation, data analytics, and leveraging data to improve compliance;   
  • Most valuable insights on the centralization of Ohio’s municipal income tax, net profits, filing through the Ohio Business Gateway and what business taxpayers must do;
  • Best corporate tax management including several advanced sessions geared for the experienced professional and basic workshops for newer professionals who may need to build more skills in a new subject area.

Attend this Annual Ohio Tax Conference and join the 14,224 Corporate Tax VPs, Directors, Managers, CFOs and tax professionals who have already benefitted such as Renee Quillet, Senior Financial Analyst, The Shelly Co., Thornville (attendee of the 2017 Ohio Tax Conference, the best-rated Ohio tax conference ever), “This (conference) was very helpful to me as a young professional.”