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Idaho State Tax Institute conference set Nov. 5-6 in Pocatello

Posted November 2, 2009

The 51st conference of the Idaho State Tax Institute will be held Nov. 5-6 in the Amethyst room of the Holiday Inn at 1399 Bench Rd. in Pocatello. The event is sponsored by the Idaho State University College of Business, the Idaho State Bar Section of Taxation, Probate and Trust Law and the Idaho State Society of Certified Public Accountants.


More than 80 accountants and attorneys from throughout Idaho are expected to attend. Program sessions begin at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Thursday afternoon sessions include "Nuances of Form 1041" by Mike Blackburn of Blackburn & Stoll LLC; "The Potential Demise of the Idaho Business LLC" with Winston Beard of Beard St. Clair, P.A., and a session on ethics conducted by Blackburn.

On Friday, a three-hour session on current developments in taxation law will be conducted by Tom Ochsenschlager, vice president – taxation, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ochsenschlager's session begins at 8:30 a.m.

Friday afternoon sessions are "Troubled Times: Restructuring for Individuals, Real Estate and Partnerships" by Stanley Blend of Oppenheimer, Blend, Harrison and Tate, followed by "Loss Harvesting for the Real Estate Developer," from Brad Borden of the Washburn University School of Law.

Registrations will be accepted on-site after the conference begins. More information is available at http://cob.isu.edu/taxinstitute or by calling Beverly Shappart at (208) 282-3031.