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1099- MISC Issues for 2011: What You Need to Know
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2010-2011 proved to be a tumultuous year for taxpayers especially in the area of 1099 reporting requirements. Although the passing of the Comprehensive 1099 Taxpayer Protection and Replacement of Exchange Subsidy Overpayments Act of 2011 nullified some of the thorniest issues, companies, small businesses, and tax payers need to understand the new 1099 requirements left over to stay ahead of the penalty curve. The Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of distinguished professionals and key regulators to help businesses and tax payers understand the most recent developments in 1099 reporting requirements. The speakers will share their expert opinions in a two-hour LIVE Webcast. They will discuss:

• Fundamentals and Updates on FORM 1099-MISC
• Notable Case History Regarding Independent Contractors
• Employee vs. Independent Contractor Status
          - Identifying the differences between employees and IC’s
          - Aspects of control
          - Potential penalties and remedies for misclassification
          - Getting Ready for an Exam
• Modernized Twenty Factor Test: Common Law Rules as they appear on Form SS-8
• New IRS settlement initiative
• And answers to questions submitted by you!

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 114114
Recording Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)


Featured Speakers for 1099- MISC Issues for 2011: What You Need to Know Live Webcast

Agenda  (Click here to view more)


Raelane Hoff, FSLG Specialist,
Internal Revenue Service
  • What’s new –Recent changes in the law
  • Fundamentals—Requirements for 1099MISC filing
  • Common Errors—Ways to avoid mistakes


Mario J. Fazio, Partner,
Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis
  • Independent contractor vs. employee classification
  • Aspects of control
  • Penalties for misclassification and requirements for relief
  • New IRS settlement initative


William F. Becker, Jr., CPA, MBA, Tax Partner,
Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P.
  • New reporting options for workers that believe they are misclassified
  • Requirements for workers filing Form 8919
  • IRC Section 530 Relief provisions for business preventing workers from being reclassified as employees
  • Overview of requirements
  • Understanding tests used for determination
  • Consistency Test
  • Reasonable Basis Test


Marcia L. Miller, MBA, EA, President,
Financial Horizons, Inc.
  • Modernized Twenty Factor Test: Common Law Rules as they appear on Form SS-8
    • Behavioral Control
    • Financial Control
    • Types of Relationships
  • Notable Case History Regarding Independent Contractors
    • Freelance Strippers Sue Employer
    • Microsoft "Freelancers"
    • Fedex Ground/Home Delivery
    • Nokia Hires from 3rd Party
    • Nascar Woes

Internal Revenue Service
Raelane Hoff
FSLG Specialist
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Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis
Mario J. Fazio
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Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P.
William F. Becker, Jr., CPA, MBA
Tax Partner
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Financial Horizons, Inc.
Marcia L. Miller, MBA, EA
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Who Should Attend?

- CPAs
- Finance Officers
- Controllers
- Consultants
- Tax preparers
- Legislative Attorneys
- Tax Directors
- Accountants or Attorneys practicing on Tax Advice and Controversy
- General Counsel
- Tax Advisors
- Federal Tax Litigation Attorneys

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event for anyone interested in understanding the latest updates on 1099 reporting requirements.

- Detailed guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
- Hear directly from key regulators & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A

You can’t afford not to be in the know! Enroll in this course today by clicking the “Register” button below. Advanced registration is recommended as space is limited and discounts apply for early registrants.

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Please note, the event date is firm although it may be subject to change. Please click here for details.
The Knowledge Group, LLC is producing this event for information purposes only. We do not intend to provide or offer business advice. The contents of this event are based upon the opinions of our speakers. The Knowledge Congress does not warrant their accuracy and completeness. The statements made by them are based on their independent opinions and does not necessarily reflect that of The Knowledge Congress' views. In no event shall The Knowledge Congress be liable to any person or business entity for any special, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages as a result of any information gathered from this webcast.





1099- MISC Issues for 2011: What You Need to Know
LIVE Webcast

Event Sponsor

Speaker Firms

Internal Revenue Service

Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis, an eastside Cleveland law firm founded in 1995, provides a full spectrum of legal services to individuals and businesses including Corporate, Construction, Green law, Litigation, Estate Planning, Family Law, Labor/Employment, Real Estate, Tax and Mediation. The attorneys at Meyers Roman are dedicated to achieving results through sound, practical solutions tailored to their clients’ unique objectives.

Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P.

Financial Horizons, Inc. is an established, thirty year old, tax and consulting firm offering services to improving both one's business and personal bottom line.

As accountatnts, Financial Horizons, Inc. has the role of being the taxpayer's guide to organizing tax savings. For business owners, Financial Horizons, Inc. acts as the extension to the management staff providing effective accounting and financial analysis, For the investor clientele, Financial Horizons, Inc. serves as a sounding board & suggests the best structure to maximize after-tax returns on their investments.

Financial Horizons, Inc. strives to be a part of any taxpayer's financial team while providing the assurance that this firm will give you more than just a tax return.


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