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Los Angeles, CA, United States, 2011/06/01 - Phil Magaram, attorney and senior partner at Valensi Rose, PLC will be a feature panelist on the Tax Update panel of the Entertainment Industry Conference, where he will discuss current estate planning developments and charitable tax reductions.
Attorney and senior partner Philip S. Magaram of Valensi Rose, PLC will be a featured panelist on the Tax Update panel of the Entertainment Industry Conference on June 15, 2011, at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, California. The annual Entertainment Industry Conference is presented by the California CPA Education Foundation.
“Having practiced law for over 45 years, I know the problems and complexities that high net-worth entertainment clients face with regards to tax and wealth planning,” said Mr. Magaram. “As professionals who have wealthy clients with multifaceted interests, we need to have their best interest always in our minds. Keeping up to date on legal matters is crucial.”
The panel will discuss current estate planning developments, including uncertainty under the new laws, the use of the $5 million estate, gift and generation skipping tax (GST) exemptions and charitable planning. The panel will also cover international tax issues that involve structuring deals, foreign tax credits and foreign bank and financial account reports (FBARs).
The panel is moderated by Valensi Rose attorney Michael R. Morris. Other panelists include attorneys Stuart H. Anolik of CBIZ MHM LLC in Bethesda, Maryland and Michel R. Stein of Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toshcher & Perez in Beverly Hills, California.
The conference is designed for CPAs whose clients include film, music and production studios and related businesses, as well as business managers, attorneys, bankers, CPAs, CFOs and controllers who work in the entertainment industry.
Mr. Magaram is the senior partner of Valensi Rose and is a State Bar of California certified specialist in taxation law and estate planning, trust and probate law. He is frequently consulted on complex business and real estate transactions. Mr. Magaram has been named a “Super Lawyer” among Southern California lawyers for eight consecutive years, from 2004 through 2011.
About Valensi Rose, PLC
Established in 1952, Valensi Rose, PLC is a full-service business law firm providing its clients with the broad range of legal services needed in a complex business environment. The firm is AV® rated by Martindale Hubbell (its highest rating). The firm's practice areas include: federal, state and international tax planning and litigation; trust and estate planning; administration; litigation; charitable planning; civil litigation, family law, real estate; business and corporate law; non-profit law; labor and employment law; and music, entertainment and intellectual property law. For more information please visit vrmlaw.com.
About California CPA Education Foundation
California CPA Education Foundation 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. For more information go to educationfoundation.org