Butzel Long Taxation and Succession Planning Institute hosts June 5 seminar in Troy

Wednesday, May 28, 2008
DETROIT, Mich. – The Butzel Long Taxation and Succession Planning Institute is hosting a half-day seminar designed for tax practitioners. The program will focus on recent and significant changes within the Internal Revenue Code. Some of the topics that will be discussed include: domestic asset protection planning, deferred compensation rules, Michigan tax planning ideas for the long term, sunset provision planning and defined value gifting.

The half-day seminar will take place from 7:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 5, 2008 at the Troy Marriott at 200 West Big Beaver in Troy. The registration fee is $100 per person. Register online at www.butzel.com. For more information, contact Sherry Beaupré at (313) 983-7415 or e-mail: beaupre@butzel.com. Michigan certified public accountants (CPA) are eligible for five CPE credits. Financial planners are eligible for five CE credits.

The seminar will feature Butzel Long attorneys John J. Raymond, Jr. and R. Peter Prokop. Other Butzel Long attorney presenters include: Sean H. Cook, George B. Donnini, David F. DuMouchel, Amy L. Glenn, Roberta Granadier, Terry O. Lang, Jeffery D. Moss, Suzanne M. Miller, Robert M. Nemzin, Robert P. Perry and Richard A. Shapack.

In addition, Tim Ward, of Butzel Long Government Affairs, will address the politics of tax reform and how it affects the Michigan Business Tax. Mr. Ward is a 15-year veteran of government service, lobbying, and campaign management. He has served in various government positions including Governor John Engler's director of external affairs, staff positions in the Michigan House and Senate, as well as Oakland County government.

The Butzel Long Taxation and Succession Planning Institute includes attorneys who have a long history of serving businesses and individuals with their tax, estate planning and succession planning needs.

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long was established in 1854 and is headquartered in Detroit. Butzel Long is one of America's leading law firms, with 240 attorneys and offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Holland, Michigan, New York City, Washington, D.C., Boca Raton and Palm Beach, Florida, as well as Alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm represents clients from diverse industries on a regional, national and multi-national level and is the sole Michigan member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Visit the Butzel Long website at www.butzel.com().

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