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Is it Income? The Tricky Tax Implications of Non-Salary Earnings - Webinar

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
January 29, 2013

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Taxable income is more than just the numbers on a paycheck or a W-2. It’s a complicated series of sources that come together - and if calculated incorrectly, it can create major and lasting problems for you and the clients you represent. Learn how to handle employment awards, personal injury awards, lottery winnings and more!

Personal injury attorneys, employment lawyers, business attorneys, estate attorneys and general practitioners should participate in this webinar as it could cost you more NOT to!

Do you know the latest in how to classify what is, and more importantly, what is not income?

Are you aware of the most common pitfalls that attorneys face when dealing with this often tricky classification?

Don’t get caught off guard - register today for this essential new webinar to learn everything you need to know to deal with client income that isn’t earned in a “traditional” or “common” way. Many clients may not understand any of this but it is important and necessary that attorneys have a clear understanding of these issues to properly advise their clients. As an attendee, you’ll hear from an experienced panel of New Jersey experts, including a seasoned CPA and an tax/business attorney, as they provide you with a virtual checklist of things you can easily keep an eye out for - things you must keep an eye out for. By the end, you’ll walk away with strategies to handle matters involving the income of your clients with confidence.

Learn critical things you need to know to handle Income issues related to non-salary earnings for your clients, including:

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NJ CLE: Please note - This program is presented as an alternative verifiable learning format, and has been approved for 2.0 credits (50 minute hour)

PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending ($8 fee – separate check payable to NJICLE must be submitted at the end of the program)

NY CLE: (n/t): 2.0 professional practice credits

Trial Attorney Certification: 2.0 civil credits

CPE: 2.0 taxation credits

Please note: In order to receive credits, you must be logged in promptly and remain active throughout the program.

NJ CLE Information:

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 2.0 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 2.0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law.


Tuesday, January 29, 2013


12:00 - 1:40 p.m.

About the Speakers:

Peter R. Spirgel is the managing shareholder and chief operating officer at Flaster/Greenberg PC. He counsels businesses on taxation, shareholder issues, financing transactions and mergers and acquisitions and individuals in the area of Federal, State and Estate tax planning. Also a member of the firm’s Alternative and Renewable Energy Industry Group, he represents clients engaged in or considering business ventures in emerging green energy fields such as solar, wind, geothermal, cogeneration, biofuels and biomass.

Martin H. Abo, CPA/ABV/CVA/CFF, is principal and named partner of Abo and Company, LLC, a certified public accounting firm providing, in addition to its traditional accounting and tax preparation services, niche expertise in estate planning, business valuations, litigation support, matrimonial and forensic accounting services for clients across the United States. Mr. Abo has comprehensive experience in individual and corporate financial, business and tax planning and assist clients with tax planning and compliance, operational, financial, and management consulting, non-litigation mergers and acquisitions, and accounting and review services.which he  

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