TEI’s Virtual Education Information Center

Staying current with tax developments, keeping connected with your peers and fulfilling your CPE requirements is essential for every in-house tax professional.

To support you during these challenging times, TEI has converted core elements of its Spring educational program (e.g., Midyear conference, audits and appeals seminar and financial reporting seminar) to virtual formats.

These free webinars are open to TEI members and other in-house tax professionals and will run from the end of April through early July. Individuals engaged in private law, accounting, or other consulting practice, as well as government employees, are ineligible to participate. The first tranche of these sessions are listed below.

Please check back regularly for program updates and registration information.

Registration links will appear below when registration is open. Thank you for your patience.

Wednesday, June 10

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  ET

Financial Reporting - News from Norwalk and Beyond (1 CPE credit, 0 CLE credit)

This panel of leading income tax accounting practitioners will address a range of recent tax accounting trends and developments, including year-end disclosure trends, the FASB’s income tax disclosure project, accounting for uncertain tax positions, and selected differences between U.S. GAAP and IFRS.


2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. ET Bridging the Gap: Termination & Severance Issues in the Age of Job Mobility (1 CPE credit, 0 CLE credit)

Building an awareness of the tax considerations and implications of various employment benefits from both the employee and employer perspectives is especially important now in an ever-changing business environment. Preparing tax practitioners to provide support with employee employment events: before employment, to retain employees, through M&A activities, upon termination (whether severance or retirement), and post-employment.


Wednesday, June 17

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET Current Issues in M&A Transactions (1 CPE credit, 0 CLE credit)

This panel of leading M&A practitioners will address current M&A tax issues in the context of the disruptions caused by COVID-19 and other recent corporate tax developments, including debt restructuring and net operating loss carryback issues.


2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. ET Taxation of Cryptocurrencies: A Virtual Discussion on Virtual Currencies ((1 CPE credit, 0 CLE credit)

The growth of cryptocurrency as a global medium of exchange, has introduced a broad range of interpretative, planning and compliance challenges for taxpayers, their advisors and tax regulators. Learning a new terminology will help you acquire a better understanding of the role virtual currencies play in the business world, as well as discuss ongoing IRS efforts to increase taxpayer compliance and areas where future guidance may be necessary.


Wednesday, June 24

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  ET

State Tax Credits and Incentives (1 CPE credit, 0 CLE credit)

State tax credits and incentives can provide significant opportunities as taxpayers seek to expand, relocate, or consolidate their operations. This session will address how companies can structure their tax departments to maximize, structure, track, and ensure compliance with credits and incentives requirements.


2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. ET Qualified Opportunity Zones - Benefits and Burdens (1 CPE credit, 0 CLE credit)

This session will provide an overview of the TCJA’s Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) provisions, cover highlights from the final Treasury regulations thereunder, identify potential structuring and planning opportunities, and discuss implications of the COVID-19 emergency.


Wednesday, June 30

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Taxation – Practical Approaches to the TCJA’s Changes (1 CPE credit, 0 CLE credit)

The TCJA significantly expanded the definition of a covered employee for purposes of the section 162(m) $1 million limitation on the deductibility of executive compensation and provides that if an individual is a covered employee with respect to a corporation for a taxable year beginning after December 31, 2016, the individual remains a covered employee for all future years—including for years during which the individual is no longer employed by the corporation and years after the individual has died. The TCJA also included provisions that limit or completely disallow employer deduction of meal and entertainment expenses, including costs for onsite eating facilities, athletic facilities, among others. This webinar will revisit these changes and cover practical approaches to implementing and complying with these changes for in-house tax professionals.


2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. ET Downward Attribution Under Section 958 - New Guidance and Practical Considerations (1 CPE credit, 0 CLE credit)

The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) repealed section 958(b)(4), which limited the downward attribution of stock ownership for purposes of determining whether a foreign corporation is a controlled foreign corporation for U.S. tax purposes. The elimination of section 958(b)(4) resulted in many unintended practical and compliance consequences for multinational businesses. Subject matter experts will discuss the implications of the TCJA repeal of section 958(b)(4) repeal for in-house tax professionals.


Wednesday, July 7

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET Applying the Temporary Section 245A Regulations - Practical & Strategic Considerations (1 CPE credit, 0 CLE credit)

The government published temporary regulations under section 245A regarding the deduction for the foreign source portion of dividends received by domestic corporations from certain foreign corporations. The temporary regulations limit the application of section 245A (and also the subpart F “look-through” rule of section 954(c)(6)) for distributions received from current or former controlled foreign corporations as a result of certain transactions. Subject matter experts will address the temporary regulations and their implications for businesses.


2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. ET COVID-19: Toward A New Normal for In-House Tax Professionals (1 CPE credit, 0 CLE credit)

The effects of COVID-19 are being felt throughout the business community in ways large and small. And in-house tax professionals need to be sensitive to both the challenges and opportunities that this pervasive force is having and will likely have on the departments and companies they work for. This discussion will help frame key operational, structural and strategic questions that in-house tax professionals should have on their agendas as they adapt to the changing work environments precipitated by COVID-19.


Webinars On-Demand (not CPE/CLE eligible)

Please note: the recordings for the Virtual Midyear Sessions listed below are NOT CPE eligible.  Only the live webinars (listed above) are eligible.

OTHER WEBINARS (not CPE eligible)