2017 Federal & Tennessee Tax Bundle
OL149-17 | On Demand | Update | Self-Study
These selected sessions were recorded at the Tennessee Federal Tax Conference. The courses included focus on state and federal tax. The full conference bundle can be found here: 2017 Tennessee Federal Tax Conference Bundle. If you purchase the full 2017 Federal Tax Conference Bundle, you do not need to purchase this bundle.
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Purchase this Bundle and save 8% off the price of purchasing the courses individually.
Total CPE Credit: 6 Total Hours (6 Hours tax)
*CPE credit will be awarded upon completion of each course included in the bundle.
Expiration Date: November 30, 2018
Courses Included in this Bundle:
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Bruce A. McGovern, JD, LLM
Bruce McGovern is a tenured member of the faculty at South Texas College of Law Houston, where he also serves as Director of the school’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. Previously, he served for many years as the school’s Vice President and Associate Dean for Academic Administration. He received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his law degree from Fordham University School of Law. After law school, he served as a judicial clerk for Judge Thomas Meskill on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York. He then practiced law with the law firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. He subsequently earned an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he taught as a visiting faculty member before joining the faculty at South Texas College of Law Houston.
Professor McGovern teaches and writes in the areas of business organizations and taxation. His courses include Federal Income Taxation, U.S. Taxation of International Transactions, Partnership and Subchapter S Taxation, and Federal Tax Procedure. He frequently speaks on recent developments in federal income taxation. Professor McGovern is a member of the Council of the State Bar of Texas Tax Section, a former Chair of the Houston Bar Association Section of Taxation, and a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel.Back to Facilitators
Stephen J. Jasper, JD
As businesses encounter disputes or potential disputes with the state of Tennessee and other taxing authorities, Steve Jasper makes sure those businesses receive fair tax treatment and the full tax savings they are entitled to receive. Steve represents his clients in negotiations with taxing authorities and, as necessary, guides businesses through administrative proceedings or trials. Steve provides counsel with special attention to clients' business objectives, and in the past five years alone has successfully received over $200 million in tax savings on behalf of his clients. As a reflection of his specialized experience in state tax matters, on multiple occasions Steve has been selected by the Tennessee Department of Revenue to help draft major rewrites to significant portions of Tennessee's tax statutes.
Steve's clients include multi-national Fortune 500 companies with locations and business operations across the globe, as well as Tennessee-based companies with a single business location.Back to Facilitators
Cassady V. Brewer, JD, LLM
Cassady V. “Cass” Brewer, associate professor of law, teaches Basic Federal Income Taxation, Nonprofit Organizations, Taxation of Business Organizations, Corporate Taxation, Partnership Taxation, and the Law of Social Enterprise. His research primarily focuses upon the legal and tax aspects of the intersection of tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations with for-profit enterprises and commercial activity. In particular, Brewer writes and speaks extensively on recent federal income tax developments and the legal and tax aspects of the emerging “hybrid” business forms such as the benefit corporation and the low-profit limited liability company.
Brewer received his LL.M. (Taxation) from New York University, where he served as graduate editor of the Tax Law Review. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the Arkansas Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University.
He co-founded the Nonprofit Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, and he is a past co-chair of the Section. Brewer also has participated in drafting and amending the Georgia Limited Liability Company and Limited Liability Partnership Acts and continues to serve as a member of the Partnerships and LLCs Subcommittee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia.
Brewer previously was a partner in the Tax Group of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP and remains Of Counsel with the firm.Back to Facilitators
G. M. Yopp, JD
Companies and individuals rely upon Mike Yopp to guide them through the ever-changing landscape of state and federal taxation, partnerships, limited liability companies and general business law. Mike advises clients on both strategy and implementation regarding a broad variety of tax issues.
Mike's clients can depend on him to provide practical solutions to seemingly intractable issues. Clients appreciate his depth of knowledge and involvement with precedent-setting work.
Mike was one of only two attorneys in Tennessee to receive to receive a top ranking (Band 1) in the 2017 edition of the Chambers High Net Worth guide. Mike is a member of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and he was recently elected as a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, which is limited to one percent of the lawyers in America. Mike serves on the Family Office Exchange's Thought Leaders Council. Mike is a former chairman of the American Bar Association's Professional Services Committee. Additionally, he is a trustee and past president of the Tennessee Federal Tax Institute, Inc. and the former chairman of the Tennessee Bar Association's Tax, Probate and Trust Section.
Since 1995, Best Lawyers in America has recognized Mike in the categories of Litigation & Controversy-Tax and Tax Law, and in 2013 Best Lawyers named him Nashville's Lawyer of the Year Litigation & Controversy-Tax. In 2015, Mike was honored with the Nashville Business Journal's Veterans Award, and he is also recognized as a "Mid-South Super Lawyer."Back to Facilitators