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Ronald Levitt Presenter for ASCPA Webinar

July 18, 2012

The law firm of Sirote & Permutt, PC is please to present a webinar series about tax legal issues for the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA). In collaboration with ASCPA, Sirote attorney Ronald Levitt will present “Due Diligence Issues for Acquisitions Involving S Corps” on Friday, July 20. Mr. Levitt will discuss the general considerations and special problems faced by purchasers of S Corporation stock.

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

Mr. Levitt handles federal and state controversy matters, estate planning and charitable deduction planning, including planning and defending conservation easements. He counsels clients in business planning, succession planning and entity formation, specifically the development of S Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and other flow-through entities. He also practices health care law. 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 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. Most recently Mr. Levitt was interviewed for, and quoted in, an article in the April 24, 2012, issue of BNA's Daily Tax Report titled “Tax Code Basis Extender Intertwines S Corporations, Land Preservationists.”

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. The organization’s 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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