The Seventh Annual George Mason University
Tax & Accounting Conference
October 23, 2012
1-1:10 p.m. Welcoming Remarks
Speaker: Dr. Gnanakumar Visvanathan, Area Chair of the Accounting Department, George Mason University
1:10-2:40 p.m. Session 1
Speaker: Bruce Dubinsky, Managing Director, Dispute and Legal Management Consulting, Duff and Phelps, LLC, Abusive tax shelters including Son-Of-Boss, FLIP, OPIS, DAD. The case of Southgate Masterfund LLC v. United States
2:40-2:55 p.m. Refreshment Break
2:55-4:35 p.m. Session 2
Speakers: Dr. Thomas S. Neubig, National Director of Quantitative Economics and Statistics. Earnst & Young, LLP, An update on tax legislation and the economics of tax reform.
Bryan C. Skarlatos, Attorney, Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, NYC. From Audit to Collection: What Practitioners Should Know About IRS Practice and Procedure
4:35-4:50 p.m. Refreshment Break
4:50-6:30 p.m. Session 3
Speakers: Dr. Keith Jones, Associate Professor, GMU, Using non-financial measures to detect financial statement fraud.
A. Michael Gellman, CPA and shareholder, Rubino & Company, Chartered CPA's and Consultants. Operating reserves for nonprofit organizations and the new operating reserve policy toolkit.
4:50-6:30 p.m. Session 4: Virginia Ethics Course
Speaker: John J. Renner, II, Managing Partner, Renner & Company CPAs. VSCAP. Ethics Course 2011
4:30-6:30 p.m. Concurrent sessions of Northern Chapter of VSCPA's Monthly CPE Forum
6:30- 8:30 p.m. Northern Chapter's dinner meeting