2013 Tax Conference

November 7, 2013


Presenting Sponsor



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The North Carolina Chamber’s 6th Annual Tax Conference will provide up-to-date information on state and federal tax law changes or proposed changes and a dialogue centered on how best to keep and create jobs and strengthen and grow North Carolina’s economy. This year in particular, a major part of the discussion will revolve around tax reform and what it will mean for our state.

Over the years, this event featured sessions on the federal tax policy debate, tax modernization, state legislative updates, state revenue forecast for the coming year and national tax trends and changes. Find out answers to questions like:

> How will changes in state and federal tax laws affect my business?
> What tax changes are pending in Raleigh and Washington?
> What tax changes are needed in North Carolina to keep and create jobs and grow our state’s economy?


When: Thursday, November 7 | 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Where: Harris Conference Center | 3216 CPCC Harris Campus Dr. Charlotte, NC 28208
Ticket Prices: Cornerstone Member – $149
Member – $179
Non-Member – $249
Credits: CLE: Credits Applied For
CPE: The North Carolina Chamber is not a registered Continuing Professional Education (CPE) sponsor with the NC State Board of CPA Examiners. CPAs may claim credit for courses offered by sponsors not registered with the Board. However, each CPA must exercise judgment in selecting courses and claiming credit for only those courses that contribute to the CPA’s professional competence and meet the standards found in 21 NCAC 08G. 0400.

Silver Sponsor:

Duke Energy Corporation

Bronze Sponsors:

Altria Client Services
Food Lion

Contact Sandy Harrell or call 919-836-1421 for more sponsorship information!

Draft Agenda

9:00 am  Opening Remarks

Lew Ebert, President & CEO, NC Chamber

9:15 am NC Economic Forecast

Mr. Michael Brown, Economist Wells Fargo Securities

10:00 am NC Legislative Highlights – Tax Law Changes from the 2013 Legislative Session

Ms. Cindy Avrette, Staff Attorney, NC General Assembly (invited)

10:30 am Tax reform’s impact on business

Bill Nelson, Partner, Smith Anderson
Stu Lockerbie, Director, Pricewaterhousecoopers

12:00 pm Lunch

12:45 pm How North Carolina compares

Ms. Maureen Riehl, Vice President of Government Affairs,Council on State Taxation

1:30 pm What’s coming in the 2014 legislative session

– North Carolina’s Franchise Tax – What is it and what it means for business
– Expiring Tax Incentives
Speaker TBD

2:30 pm Closing Remarks

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