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What You Must Know About Taxes and Personal Injury/Employment Awards

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Camden County Bar Association
February 15, 2012

This comprehensive program will focus on and explore practical strategies for dealing with the important tax aspects of personal injury and employment awards and review the many traps for the unwary.

Confusion and litigation abound relative to the taxability of damages for personal injuries or sickness; damages for nonphysical injuries such as gender and age discrimination or in harassment cases; punitive damages; interest on deferred awards payouts; tax issues in structured settlements; tax issues differing from state to state and many other “clear as mud” issues. In some cases personal injury lawsuit awards and settlements can be wholly or partially tax-free. In others, they can be fully taxable. Additionally, injury victims can wind up paying income tax on money that goes to their attorneys.

It is necessary and important that attorneys have a clear understanding of these issues to properly advise their clients. This seminar will give practitioners the answers to these and other important questions. Personal injury attorneys, employment lawyers and general practitioners should attend.

New Jersey Credit: This program had been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 2.4 hours of total CLE credit.

Pennsylvania Credit: This seminar includes 2.0 hours of substantive credit from the Pennsylvania CLE Board.

Speakers:

Steven Poulathas, Shareholder, Flaster/Greenberg PC

Frank D. Allen, Partner, Archer & Greiner PC

Moderator:

Martin Abo, CPA/ABV/CVA/CFF, Abo & Company LLC

Location:

Tavistock Country Club
Haddonfield, NJ

Time:

4:00 – 6:15 p.m. 

$70 CCBA Members
$100 Non CCBA Members
$25 Paralegals and Legal Secretaries
Free to Law Students

*Walk-in registrants add $15

To register, call the Camden County Bar Association at 856.482.0637 or click here.

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