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Tax Incentives for Community Renewal Webcast
Thursday, October 11, 2007
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) present a webcast on the $11 billion package of tax incentives for businesses in Renewal Communities (RCs) and Empowerment Zones (EZs) and updates on changes to these incentives.  A panel of IRS experts discusses employment credits, work opportunity tax credits, commercial revitalization deductions, increased Section 179 deductions, and other incentives. The webcast also includes an overview of the Empowerment Zone and Renewal Community Enhancement Act of 2007 as the final segment of the presentation. Two CPE credits are available to qualifying viewers who log in and view the webcast in its entirety. Specific instructions for redeeming credits are provided during the webcast.

Speakers:

  • Linda Schakel, Tax Attorney, Formerly with the Internal Revenue Service
  • Elizabeth Purcell, Assistant Chief, Health and Welfare Branch, Office of Division Counsel/Associate Chief Counsel (Tax Exempt and Government Entities), Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service
  • Kathleen Reed, Chief, Branch 7, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Income Tax and Accounting), Internal Revenue Service
  • Winston Douglas, General Attorney (Tax), Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Income Tax and Accounting), Internal Revenue Service
  • Pamela Glekas Spring, Director, Office of Community Renewal, US Department of Housing and Urban Development

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