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Register Now For Sirote-ASCPA Seminar Presented by Ronald Levitt

August 8, 2012

The law firm of Sirote & Permutt, PC is pleased to present a webinar series about tax legal issues for the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA). In collaboration with ASCPA, Sirote shareholder Ronald Levitt will present “Operating as an S Corporation Through a State Law Limited Liability Company,” on Friday, August 10. Mr. Levitt will discuss the tax advantages of operating as an S Corporation rather than as a partnership\; the non-tax advantages of operating as an LLC; and other tax considerations for the operation of a state law LLC as an S Corporation.

The webinar is approved for Continuing Education Credits by the Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy. To register for any webinar of the series, visit www.ascpa.org .

Mr. Levitt’s practice focuses on business and tax planning issues, particularly for closely held and family owned businesses. Specifically, he counsels clients in business planning, succession planning, entity formation, representation of S Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and other flow-through entities, mergers and acquisitions, purchases and sales of businesses, and healthcare law. Additionally, Mr. Levitt handles federal and state controversy matters, estate planning and charitable deduction planning, including planning and defending conservation easements. Best Lawyers in America selected him as Birmingham’s “2012 Best Lawyer of the Year” for Tax Law. Mr. Levitt, a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney for over 20 years, and a fellow and on the Board of Regents of the American College of Tax Council, speaks throughout the country and is a frequent author, including being Co-author of the treatise Tax Planning for S Corporations (2d Ed.), published by Lexis/Nexis. Mr. Levitt received his undergraduate and master’s degree from the University of Alabama, his law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law and his LLM in Taxation at the University of Florida School of Law.

Sirote’s Corporate & Tax Group represents many clients in controversies with the Internal Revenue Service and various state taxing authorities. Our representation includes audits, settlement negotiations and abatement proceedings, as well as tax litigation before the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Claims Court, and the U.S. District Courts and Courts of Appeals.

Many of the firm’s activities involve sophisticated tax planning for individuals and closely held and publicly owned businesses.

ASCPA consists of 11 chapters across Alabama. Its mission is to unite the profession of accountancy; to promote and maintain high professional, ethical and moral standards; and to promote the professional interests of Certified Public Accountants.

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