Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The 13th Annual International Tax Conference, sponsored by the George W. Daverio School of Accountancy and the Institute for Global Business at The University of Akron, is designed to update practitioners in the accounting, legal, business and governmental sectors. Prominent tax specialists will discuss new developments, tax savings ideas, current issues, and changes in the laws applying to international business taxation.

  • Register for the conference online and click on “Register Now” button.
  • The $110 registration fee includes course materials, in-depth outlines, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks. The conference is approved by the Ohio Supreme Court for 7 CLE credits. CPAs can earn 7 CPE credits. 
  • 0 hours Ethics, Substance Abuse, Professional Instruction 


Doubletree Hotel Cleveland South
6200 Quarry Lane
Independence, OH 44131
(Rockside Road E. at Interstate 77)
(216) 447-1300

The tentative schedule is as follows: 

8:00-8:30 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
8:30-9:15 a.m. Base Erosion & Profit Shifting Action Plan
Barbara Angus, J.D., MBA/Calum Dewar, M.A. A.C.A.,
9:15-10:00 a.m. Transfer Pricing Update
Karl Rothfuss, Ph.D./David Fijol, MBA
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:15a.m. Foreign Tax Law Update
John Salerno, J.D.,L.L.M./Matt Wallace, CPA
11:15-Noon Legislative Proposals and Extenders
Mike Urse, J.D., CPA/Alan Higgins, CPA
Noon-1:15 p.m. Tax Reform Landscape – Lunch – 60 minutes
Andrew Prior, M.A.
1:15-2:15 p.m. International Tax Compliance and Report Update:
Foreign Tax Credits and Subpart F
Dave Joranko, J.D., CPA
2:15-4:00 p.m. Traps for the Unwary: Cross Border M&A Topics
Erik Rosenfeld, CPA/Brad Thomason, CPA and Alan Higgins, CPA

Jointly Sponsored By:

The George W. Daveiro School of Accountancy

The Institute for Global Business

The College of Business Administration

The University of Akron

Phone: (330) 972-7588
Fax: (330) 972-8597

Planning Committee:

Alvin H. Lieberman
Brandon Roytberg
Matthew D. Wallace
Erik Rosenfeld
Il-woon Kim

The International Tax Conference is an outreach event of the Masters of Taxation Program at The University of Akron, the premier MTax Program of Ohio. Visit the website at