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Wednesday, June 3, 2020 Webcast

Multistate Tax Update and State Issues in Professional Liability (2019 Multistate Conference Replay) (E2006444)

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

Registration: 11:45 AM EDT



2.0 CPE Credits in TX


Learn about changing regulations and laws affecting businesses in the tri-state area.


CPAs in all firms as well as sole practitioners and financial officers of businesses with multistate transactions.


This replay of the 2019 Multistate Conference will provide you with timely updates and answers to your most pressing questions.


Multistate Tax Update
Jeffrey A. Friedman, J.D., LL.M., – Eversheds Sutherland LLP
Review the legislative, regulatory and judiciary developments impacting state taxation with key state and local tax trends that attendees should watch out for, such as:
  • Marketplace collection
  • State tax conformity
  • Federal tax reform
  • Apportionment trends
State Issues in Professional Liability in Multistate Practice
John F. Raspante, CPA, MST, CDFA – McGowanPRO
This session will cover common claims facing CPAs providing multi-state tax services. Included will be best practices in avoiding such claims:
  • Engagement letter discussions
  • The privity defense
  • The statute of limitations








Jeffrey Friedman

Jeffrey A. Friedman, J.D., LL.M.


Eversheds Sutherland LLP

A recognized thought leader on state and local tax issues, Jeffrey Friedman works on high-profile and precedent-setting litigation and controversy matters across the country. These matters impact critical questions on nexus, apportionment, the Multistate Tax Compact and the equal protection, due process and commerce clauses of the United States Constitution. Mr. Friedman is also a well-respected advocate on issues of tax policy, including the taxation of digital economy transactions.

Prior to joining Sutherland, he was a partner in KPMG’s Washington national tax practice; served as an attorney-adviser in the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Tax Policy, where he assisted with the development of the U.S. government's position on domestic and international electronic commerce tax issues; and served as vice president and counsel of the Committee (now Council) On State Taxation (COST).

John Raspante

John F. Raspante, CPA, MST, CDFA

Director of Risk Management


John F. Raspante formally worked for North American Professional Liability Insurance Agency (“NAPLIA”) as SVP / Director of Risk Management. Prior to NAPLIA, John was the Director of Compliance and Risk Management as well as the Director of Education for Graf Repetti & Co. LLP, Certified Public Accountants & Business Advisors. John also worked nine years for CAMICO Mutual Insurance Company, of which he was responsible for providing loss prevention services to the organization’s largest insured’s.

John earned a BBA in accounting from Baruch College (CUNY) and a master’s degree in tax from Washington School of Law. He also holds the designation Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. His professional affiliations include memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and multiple state accounting societies. He also serves on NYSSCPA’s Compilation and Review Committee, NJSCPA’s Editorial Board and the Accounting and Auditing interest group, and the National Conference of CPAs’ Ethics Committee. John is an in-demand speaker and has written several articles for the accounting profession on issues relating to risk management and professional ethics.

John’s responsibilities at CPA Protector Plan will include assisting insured's in minimizing professional liability exposures and claims mitigation by implementing a world class Risk Management Program, State Society and Association Endorsements and increasing gross written premium.


$49.00 - Member

$69.00 - Non Member

$0.00 - Season Pass

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