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Communications Taxation - Online Training and Webinar Schedule

(full schedule)

State and Local Tax Trends Communications Companies Should Know About
Eric Tresh and Maria Todorova - Eversheds Sutherland
Wednesday February 24, 2021 - 1:00-2:15PM EST (Details)

FCC Robocall Mitigation
Steve Augustino – Kelley Drye & Warren
Wednesday March 3, 2021 - 1:00-2:15PM EST (Details)

  Best Practices in ”Unbundling” Communications Offerings
Rick Heller and Kathy Saxton  - Deloitte Tax
Paul Chill and Dave Wallis - Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory
Tuesday April 13, 2021 - 1:00-2:15PM EST (Details)

The online training system is designed to keep tax and compliance professionals up to date on key issues affecting the industry until the next Communications Taxation Conference conference taking place October 11-13, 2021.

Format: The online content is series of live webinars and on-demand training videos from leading industry experts. See the list of available courses below. Additional sessions continuously added. Live webinars require pre-registration. On-demand content is streamed.

Live Webinar cost: Webinars are free and open to TeleStrategies Taxation Conference attendees (any past program, or the 2021 pre-registered attendees) or online subscribers. Webinars are archived in the online training platform.

Online System Pricing: Online training sessions are free for folks who have registered for the October 11-13 Communications Taxation event. Otherwise, you may purchase the online course membership for $295 - Click here. See our pricing page for details on how to register for the Tax Conference.

CPE: CPE is included for live webinars at no cost.

If you have questions, suggestions or content requests, please reach out to me below by email.

Sincerely,
Dr. Matthew Lucas, Program Chair
mlucas@telestrategies.com


Upcoming Webinars

State and Local Tax Trends Communications Companies Should Know About

Eric Tresh - Eversheds Sutherland
Maria Todorova - Eversheds Sutherland

When: Wednesday February 24, 2021 - 1:00-2:15PM EST
Format: Live Webinar with CPE credit provided by TeleStrategies
Price: Free and open to service providers, or attendees of any prior TeleStrategies Telecommunications Taxation program (including 2021 registrations and online subscribers).
Pre-registration is required. (registration link)

Description:

This webinar will cover key state and local tax audit and litigation trends facing the industry. Specific topics include:

The speakers will also cover best practices for preparing for and handling those issues.


Effectively Mitigating Illegal Robocalls: What Service Providers Need to Do

Steve Augustino - Kelley Drye & Warren
Chris Laughlin - Kelley Drye & Warren

When: March 3, 2021 - 1:00-2:15PM EST
Format: Live Webinar with CPE credit provided by TeleStrategies
Price: Free and open to service providers, or attendees of any prior TeleStrategies Telecommunications Taxation program (including 2021 registrations and online subscribers).
Pre-registration is required. (registration link)

Description:

Combatting illegal robocalls has been a top priority for regulators and the communications industry for several years. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a flurry of rules and orders to implement a new call authentication framework known as STIR/SHAKEN, authorizing robocall blocking services and mandating other robocall mitigation practices. This webinar will help service providers understand the STIR/SHAKEN framework, informing service providers of their new obligations, how to respond to investigation requests, and how to develop an effective robocall mitigation program. Join Kelley Drye Partner Steve Augustino and Associate Chris Laughlin as they discuss:


Best Practices in ”Unbundling” Communications Offerings into Separate Components for Regulatory and Telecommunications Tax Purposes

Rick Heller (Moderator) - Managing Director, Deloitte Tax
Kathy Saxton - Managing Director, Deloitte Tax
Paul Chill - Principal, Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory
Dave Wallis - Partner, Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory

When: Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:00-2:15PM EST
Format: Live Webinar with CPE credit provided by TeleStrategies
Price: Free and open to service providers, or attendees of any prior TeleStrategies Telecommunications Taxation program (including 2021 registrations and online subscribers).
Pre-registration is required. (registration link)

Description:

Are you overtaxing your customers?  Overapplying regulatory fees and charges?  Is your current methodology a competitive disadvantage? What is really IN your bundle?

This webinar looks at bundled offers that include telecom and Internet access services - plus whatever else marketing comes up with - and discusses what can/should you do to minimize the impact to both your customers and your regulatory and/or tax filings. Specific topics include:

The presenters will also discuss best practices for how a valuation analysis can be performed and documented as well as support an allocation of value between component parts.


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For details on pricing, access to online content, registration for webinars and important terms/conditions, please visit the online pricing page.