Massachusetts CLE - Tax Law Courses

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  • Legal Issues for Growing Cannabis at Home

    The Marijuana Regulation and Tax Act legalized cannabis in New York. Cannabis advocates successfully fought for the inclusion of home cultivation in the new law against the lobbying of the New York Medical Cannabis Industry and other trade groups. Since then, the cannabis industry has expanded exponentially, and while home grow does not get the attention of more commercial methods, it is one of the industry’s fastest growing sectors. This CLE course will review the laws that... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • New Marijuana Legislation & Vehicular Search & Seizures: Lingering Odor Of Marijuana as Probable Cause & Residue

    The New NYS Marijuana Legislation, also known as the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, offers tools for criminal defense attorneys under the new search and seizure protections allowing probable cause to conduct a search of a vehicle as a result of an alleged marijuana odor. This CLE course will review the new legislation and the tools it offers, focusing primarily on the recent case of Police Department v. Xavier J. Williams; Joan R. Salzman, Administrative Law Judge, which applie... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • Complexities of Acquiring Control: Where the Fed’s Control Rule Meets Other Regulatory Definitions

    The Federal Reserve’s finalized revisions to determining one company’s control over another for purposes of the Bank Holding Company Act and the Home Owners’ Loan Act have been completed and though the final rule codified existing control standards, it simultaneously introduced new concepts and raised critical questions about the industry. Since these revisions, the industry has continued to grapple with how these revisions should be applied, particularly as it applies to contractual r... More Info

    $55
    1.5General Credits
  • The Secure ACT: Five Key Considerations

    This CLE course will explain the SECURE Act (Setting Every Community Up For Retirement Enhancement) and its impact on the nation’s retirement system. The course will address the five main focus areas of the SECURE Act and how, as an attorney, the law may affect your financial plan. The course will cover topics such as the new age requirements for RMD’s and age limitations on traditional IRA’s, distribution options for beneficiaries, flexibility and options with regards to 529 p... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • Hot Topics in Employment Law Since #MeToo

    The beginning of the #MeToo movement can ostensibly be traced to when the New York Times published a bombshell expose that revealed decades of abuse and sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein, a previously untouchable Hollywood mogul. The article, entitled Harvey Weinstein Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accusers for Decades, quotes a partner of the instructors' firm. Five years later, the #MeToo movement, a name inspired by sexual assault survivor and activist Tarana Burke, who years earlier h... More Info

    $55
    2General Credits
  • Citizenship and Residence: Prerequisites to Extra Territorial Taxation

    This comprehensive CLE course will examine the many jurisdictional bases for the imposition of tax on extra-territorial income. The course will focus on natural persons and the meanings that are typically ascribed to the variety of bases for the code. The course will cover state statutes as well as some countries’, residence status for the purpose of tax treaties, dual residents, the planning for and acquisition of status, planning for and relinquishing status, expatriation, and the e... More Info

    $55
    1.5General Credits
  • "Sweat Equity" in Small Businesses and Venture Startups: The Legal and Tax Issues

    Issuing shares that are (nearly) tax-free is relatively simple when a small business or start-up first launches. When a shareholder or LLC member receives “sweat equity” or shares in exchange for labor, the tax and legal issues become a bit more complicated. This entertaining, fast-paced CLE course will explain the issues of treating “sweat equity” workers as regular employees as opposed to independent contractors, as well as explain the use of restricted stock, options, warrants and o... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • What You and Your Clients Need to Know About the USPTO’s Post-Registration Audit

    Deadwood refers to registration for marks that are not in use in commerce. Over the past few years, removing this deadwood from the Trademark Register has become an important priority for the USPTO. In recent years they instituted a permanent post-registration audit program requiring trademark registration filing a Declaration of Use to submit proof of use for two additional items in each class beyond the product for which a specimen was submitted. This CLE course will explain the post... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • Legal Ethics in Tax Practice

    Tax law comes with its own unique challenges and characteristics. It is distinguished from other areas both by the technical aspects of the discipline as well as the ethical standards involved. Beyond ethics codes governing individual states and the ABA Model Rules, tax lawyers are also subject to IRS Circular 230 and must navigate the Internal Revenue Code’s myriad penalties. When it comes to opinion practice, tax attorneys often look to relevant Treasury Regulations which provides a... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Hot Topics in Municipal Securities and Other Fixed Income

    There have been a variety of recent enforcement actions related to municipal securities (e.g. 529 Plans, municipal short positions), fixed-income related rulemaking, examination priorities and other typical problems that are revealed during Member Supervision and Market Regulations reviews. This CLE course, presented by FINRA and MSRB staff, will explain recent enforcement actions on muni shorts and 529’s as well as address a variety of topics related to municipal securities and recent... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
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