CPE Webinars

Tax Withholding and Information Reporting Advanced Bootcamp Webinars (July 21 - 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT)

This three-day course is a deep dive on section 871(m), including the fundamentals of identifying potential section 871(m) transactions, included combined transactions, calculating the dividend equivalent amounts, monitoring for a payment event, and requirements for withholding and reporting. We will explore such topics as: simple and complex contracts, indices, covered partnerships, significant modifications, responsible party, dividend equivalent payment determinations and timing of withholding, combination rule, impact of corporate actions, issuer solution, qualified derivatives dealers (QDD), and the interaction between qualified intermediary (QI), qualified securities lender (QSL) and QDD.

Course Designed for:

  • Tax Department Personnel
  • Operations Department Personnel
  • Compliance Professionals
  • Internal/External Auditors
  • Legal Counsel
  • CPA Advisors

Learning Objectives:

The session will use slides and a case study approach with numerous real-life scenarios and applications, we will illustrate the purpose of the rules and make the rules easier to remember and comprehend. Please join us in this engaging and interactive session and discover real-life solutions to scenarios you’ll surely encounter. Walk away with the knowledge, information, and collaborate on approaches to industry challenges.

No course prerequisites or advanced preparation is required. Please refer to the "Help" section of our website for more information regarding refund and complaint resolution policies.

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The number of credits for both the Bootcamp will be determined by the CLE board. We will be applying for approval with Minimum Continuing Education Legal Education Credit by the State Bar of New York and the State Bar of Pennsylvania. These activities conform to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bars New York and Pennsylvania governing Minimum Continuing Legal Education. It will be the responsibility of the attendee to verify with their home state regarding reciprocity credit and the forms needed to request CLE credit. Kaplan Financial Education, powered by Loscalzo Institute, will not be applying for CLE credit in states other than listed prior. Some states accept participation from other states, and this may vary depending on each state's rules and regulations. To verify acceptance and hours in your state, or other states, please contact the respective local State Bar Association.

We have a Hardship Policy with discounted fees for unemployed attorneys and newly admitted attorneys. Please contact our office for details.


We will be applying with the IRS for CE and reporting the credits directly to them following the conference, with certificates being issued following the conference.

Speakers / Authors:

Ryan is a Senior Manager in the FSO Tax practice of EY. He is based in the New York City area and has 13 years of professional experience. Prior to joining EY, Ryan worked in the tax compliance group of a large institutional bank. He has extensive experience in US tax withholding and information reporting. He has worked with tax operations, tax compliance, and corporate tax teams providing tax technical guidance, analysis, and implementation support. He received an LLM (Taxation) from Temple University and a JD from Syracuse University.

Tara is a principal in EY’s FSO Tax Services practice in Hoboken where she advises global financial institutions on U.S. information reporting and withholding, including FATCA, section 871(m) and section 1446(f) as well as Qualified Intermediary (QI) compliance. Tara is also an advisor to SIFMA on information reporting issues and represented SIFMA and other stakeholders to IRS and Treasury on section 1446(f) and other matters involving the FATCA regulations, QI Agreement, QDD aspects of the QI Agreement, and the coordinating regulations under chapter 3 and 61.

Tara served as Senior Counsel with the Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International). Tara is a principal draftsperson of the FATCA regulations, notices, and forms, chapters 3 and 61 coordination regulations, FFI Agreement, QI Agreement (including the detailed requirements for QDDs under section 871(m)), and WP/WT Agreement as well as a contributing draftsperson to the withholding aspects of the regulation under section 871(m), FATCA Model 1 and Model 2 intergovernmental agreements, and competent authority arrangements. Tara also represented IRS in the negotiation of select intergovernmental agreements.

Tara also served as an Advisor on Automatic Exchange of Information at the OECD where she provided advice on creating synergies between the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and FATCA and counseled government delegates on methodologies for ensuring financial institution compliance with CRS. Tara is a contributing draftsperson to the CRS Implementation Handbook and FAQs.

Kevin V. Sullivan is Managing Director and Tax Executive at Bank of America where he oversees Global Information Reporting Advisory and Federal Tax Controversy in the Global Tax Policy group. In this capacity, he manages a team of tax advisors responsible for advising the enterprise on all matters related to global information reporting and tax controversy. In addition to these responsibilities, Kevin serves as the Global Tax Policy COO where he supports the day to day operations of the group. Additionally, Kevin serves on the CFO Employee Engagement and Inclusion Council; where he leads employee engagement and diversity and inclusion efforts. Prior to Bank of America, Kevin’s background includes leadership positions in global 100 companies, big 4 consultancy, and top tier law firms. He previously served on the IRS Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) where he advised the IRS and Treasury on information reporting and withholding matters.

Kelli Wooten is a Managing Director in KPMG LLP’s Information Reporting and Withholding practice. Kelli advises both foreign and domestic clients on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) and the Common Reporting Standard (“CRS”) as well as assisting clients in the implementation of procedures for compliance with these regimes. Kelli also counsels both financial institutions and multi-national corporations on matters involving domestic and non-resident alien withholding and reporting issues. Before joining KPMG, Kelli was the Global Commercial Lead – Tax Services for CTI Tax Solutions of IHS Markit. In that role, Kelli was responsible for leading the tax consulting practice as well as managing business development and strategy for the consulting and managed services practices.

Prior to that, she worked at The Procter & Gamble Company in a variety of roles, including tax audit and litigation, international tax planning, and tax compliance.

Kelli is a past member of the IRS Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (“IRPAC”) where she chaired the International Reporting and Withholding (“IRW”) subgroup as well as a previous Vice Chair of the IRS Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (“ETAAC”). Kelli received her J.D. from the University of Cincinnati and her B.S. Business Administration – Accounting from The University of Tennessee.

Price (USD)

Standard: $299.00


Course Code : ACE-19036_LZ

Course Level : Advanced
Course Type : Group Internet-Based
Format Type : Webinar
Field Of Study : Taxes

Event Date : 07/21/2020 10:00 AM

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