Upcoming Skoda Minotti Events


Post-Election: What You Need to Know for Tax Planning

With a new president and an ever-evolving financial landscape, business owners and individuals must plan accordingly for 2017. Become more informed of the president’s new tax policies and how you can best prepare yourself for upcoming changes. Join Michael Minotti, CPA, and Jim Forbes, CPA, as they share insights on key tax issues for businesses and individuals in 2016 and 2017.

Learning Objectives:

  • 2016 year-end planning for individuals and businesses
  • Evaluate the latest tax reform proposals and presidential tax platform would affect you and your business
  • Explain how the election results will shape the tax agenda
  • Identify which tax bills and expiring provisions have a chance to move in the lame duck session 

Event Details

  • Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016
  • 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Location: Holiday Inn Cleveland-Mayfield, 780 Beta Drive, Mayfield, OH 44143


Webinar: Navigating Your 401(k) Audit

Are you wondering what it means when your third party administrator or service provider tells you that your 401(k) plan needs an audit? Please join Dani Gisondo, CPA, and Rebecca Ferris, CPA for a webinar on what to expect the first time your plan needs an audit and what you should be doing now for an easy audit.

In this webinar, we will cover:

  • Understanding the audit requirement
  • What the auditors will do
  • What you can do to prepare
  • Final steps for completion

Event Details:

  • Date: Thursday, January 12, 2017
  • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST


Webinar: The Basics of Executive Compensation Programs

Please join Ted Ginsburg, CPA, JD and Catherine Davis, JD from Skoda Minotti's Employee Benefits group as they provide an update on compliance issues related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for employers who will be subject to reporting in 2016. Businesses with an average of 50 Full-Time Equivalent Employees (FTEs) during 2015 will need to offer coverage and file IRS Form 1095-C in the 2016 year or face significant penalties. This seminar is ideal for employers with 200 - 500 employees.

Learning Objectives:

  •  The 5 components of an executive compensation program
  • How to determine proper base pay
  • How an annual bonus program should be structured
  • The benefits and issues with Long-Term Incentive Programs (LTIP)
  • How to determine the proper rewards for your executives

Event Details:

  • Date:To be determined

CPE Information:

  • Instructional delivery methods: Online Webinar
  • CPE credit: Tax (1 CPE Credit Hour)
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advanced preparation: None 
  • Program level: Basic
  • Course registration requirements: None

Skoda Minotti is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

For more information, contact Brandon Ferris at 440-449-6800 or bferris@skodaminotti.com.





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