Industry tax professionals, consultants, and IRS representatives must navigate open issues and negotiate their way together through changing regulatory and tax regimes.  The Federal Bar Association’s Insurance Tax Seminar takes place May 30-31, 2019 in Washington, D.C. at the JW Marriott.  Join the FBA for a timely, riveting conference by signing up today at www.fedbar.org/instax19.   

The FBA Section on Taxation facilitates a key dialogue at the Insurance Tax Seminar between insurance industry and government sector professionals and allows participants to stay up-to-date on the latest tax developments and guidance.  The Insurance Tax Seminar is also an ideal opportunity for professional networking. 

Throughout the one-and-a-half day Insurance Tax Seminar program, subject matter experts from “both sides of the aisle” share information and viewpoints on myriad company tax, product tax, and other relevant insurance tax topics.  This is especially important as tax issues, globalization, and the effects of tax reform are forcing companies to remain agile in a changing environment.

The focus of this year’s conference in Washington, D.C. will be on all aspects of federal taxation affecting insurance companies and insurance products.  Speakers will provide practical planning strategies as well as offer guidance on a myriad of federal tax insurance law rules governing the insurance products they issue. Attendees will get the latest information about new and innovative products as well as the administration of existing products to ensure compliance.  Learn how to identify and remedy compliance errors.

A whole host of important items will be addressed at the 2019 Insurance Tax Seminar, including domestic and international tax planning, insurance taxation, tax accounting, employee benefits, executive compensation, and wealth management.  Panelists will also discuss legislative, litigation, and audit changes.  The Insurance Tax Seminar is a wonderful opportunity to stay informed of regulatory developments affecting their businesses.

Our esteemed and seasoned panelists regularly represent clients before the Treasury Department, the Department of Labor, and Congress on federal policy matters relevant to the insurance industry, including commenting on proposed regulations, requesting IRS guidance, and lobbying for or against legislative initiatives. 

Speakers will update attendees of the Insurance Tax Seminar on federal income tax issues impacting insurance products.  Topics include the treatment of investment advisory fees under qualified and nonqualified contracts, new RMD rule guidance, changes to the IRS Priority Guidance Plan, and other current legislative and regulatory developments.  

Panelists will discuss the latest developments impacting the deductibility of executive compensation and certain business-related expenses.  Additionally, attendees will receive guidance on a potpourri of international tax issues which affect insurance companies after tax reform.

The intersection of these insurance and tax rules is an increasingly complex landscape that calls for insurance tax professionals and IRS representatives to work closely and efficiently.  Both sides will share information, exchange ideas, and forge networking relationships with others in the industry.  Be sure to register today at www.fedbar.org/instax19.  


Stacy Slotnick, Esq. holds a J.D., cum laude, from Touro Law Center and a B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She performs a broad range of duties as an entertainment lawyer, including drafting and negotiating contracts; addressing and litigating trademark, copyright, patent, and other IP issues; and directing the strategy and implementation of public relations, blogging, and social media campaigns.