Memphis Chapter November Meeting

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Join the Memphis Chapter on November 29 for a chapter meeting at Hilton Memphis.

Lunch CPE: Business & Valuation Industry
Speaker: Lucas M. Parris, CFA, ASA-BVA/IA
Will C. Tobermann, CFA
Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
CPE Credit: 1 Accounting
Fees: Free for members; $20 for non-members

Afternoon CPE: Tennessee Tax Update
Speakers: Brett Carter, J.D. and Jay Hancock, JD
Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
CPE Credit: 2 Taxes
Fees: $20 for members; $40 for non-members


Number of Credits Type of Credits
1.00 Accounting
2.00 Taxes
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John Hancock, JD

Jay is an Executive Director in EY's Tennessee Indirect Tax Practice. He has 22 years of state and local tax experience, the last 19 of which have been with national accounting firms in a tax consulting role. Jay has significant experience with multi-state tax minimization studies and corporate reorganizations for public and private companies. His experience also includes analysis of state tax ramifications of significant corporate transactions such as mergers, acquisitions and divestitures as well as the identification of various state tax credits and management of state audits, appeals and ruling requests.

Jay serves as the Tennessee State Tax Desk in EY's State Tax Desk Network and is a member of the firm's Indirect Tax Technical Review Committee.

Prior to entering public accounting, Jay served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Tax Division of the Tennessee Attorney General's Office, where he represented the Department of Revenue in state tax litigation and authored opinions on various state and local tax issues.

Jay regularly interacts with officials at all levels within the Tennessee Department of Revenue ("TDOR") and with former colleagues at Tennessee Attorney General's Office.

Additionally, Jay recently served as the EY representative in negotiations with the TDOR in a blanket settlement of intangible expense disallowance assessments. He also represented EY in discussions with TDOR regarding cloud computing initiatives and potential law changes to make Tennessee a more attractive place for those companies to relocate.

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Brett Carter, J.D.

Brett Carter represents clients in state and local tax disputes involving all Tennessee taxes. His clients span numerous industries, including cable, technology, manufacturing, retail and construction. Brett has significant experience in tax litigation, mergers and acquisitions, voluntary disclosures, and tax enforcement matters. Brett routinely advises companies on the taxation of computer software in light of emerging technologies.

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