Total Credits: 8 including 8 Taxes - Technical
Few areas have been affected by tax reform more than real estate, and few areas have more unresolved questions after tax reform. From the proper application of the 199A rules to commercial rental real estate to complex rules on the interest expense limitation to changes in the rules for investment expenses, practitioners have more than their fair share of unresolved issues. Even formerly straight forward issues like depreciation versus expensing require added attention and thought. The new qualified opportunity zone rules are complex and challenging although the rewards can be incredible. Join our panel of national experts as they help you make sense of rules for real estate professionals, 199A, depreciation, expensing, special rules for homes, like-kind exchanges, interest expense limits and qualified opportunity zones.
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CLINT DAVIS is with the law firm of Krage & Janvey, LLP in downtown Dallas. He graduated cum laude from the SMU Dedman School of Law in 1980 and first in his graduating class from Northwestern State University of Louisiana in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He was first licensed in Florida as an attorney in 1980 and then in Texas in 1982. He has been a licensed CPA in Texas since 1980. He has been Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1988. He has been named as a Super Lawyer, a Top Attorney in Texas by Texas Monthly, one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine and a Top Rated Lawyer by the Dallas Morning News, all in the tax area.
Clint has in the past been an author and discussion leader for numerous CPE courses for the Texas Society of CPAs. Clint also speaks before various bar associations and accounting conferences. and is a frequent presenter and moderator on the Accountants’ Continuing Professional Education Network.
Clint primarily represents high net worth individuals and closely held businesses with much of his time devoted to real estate tax planning, implementation of S corporation ESOPs, mergers and acquisitions and private foundations.
James A. Smith, CPA, CGMA, serves as Managing Director of Smith, Jackson, Boyer & Bovard, PLLC, a Dallas based, full service Certified Public Accounting firm. In his fifty years of professional experience, he has performed audit engagements in real estate development and construction, investment partnerships, manufacturing, utilities, retail, transportation, and health care. He has worked with companies ranging in size from large, multinational corporations to small, closely held businesses. He has also been engaged extensively in tax and financial planning consultations for closely held businesses and their owners; tax compliance and tax controversy representation.
Mr. Smith has been a frequent panelist on ACPEN webinars. He has appeared as a featured commentator on all four Dallas/Ft. Worth network news stations, including three and one-half years as a featured business commentator on KXAS, TV5; on the TSCPA “CPAs on Call” state-wide tax television program; and on various radio news programs. He has conducted seminars on tax and financial planning for the Dallas Chapter of the TSCPA, stock brokerage firms and life insurance companies, and on marketing and practice management for the TSCPA, the North Carolina Association of CPAs, the Arkansas Society of CPAs, the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs, and the American Institute of CPAs. He has made presentations on analyzing financial statements for the reporting staffs of the Dallas Morning News, Dallas Business Journal, Wall Street Journal, and San Antonio Express. He has also made CPE presentations on SSARS standards for the Illinois Society of CPAs, the Texas Society of CPAs, the Dallas Chapter of TSCPA, the Southeast Texas Chapter of TSCPA, and others.
Mr. Smith served as Chair of the Texas Society of CPAs (TSCPA) for the 2007-2008 year, as an elected member of its Executive Board and its Board of Directors, and as Treasurer and Treasurer-Elect. He served as an elected member of the AICPA Council 2007 through 2011 and 2012 through 2015. He also served as an appointed member of two of the AICPA’s key standard setting committees: the Accounting and Review Services Committee, 2008 through 2011 and the Tax Practice Responsibilities Committee, 2014 to 2018. He has served as Chair of the Dallas Chapter of TSCPA (DCTSCPA) for the 2002-2003 year and a member of its Board of Directors. He has served the TSCPA as Communications Subcommittee Chair of the Federal Tax Policy Committee, Attestation Subcommittee Chair of the Professional Standards Committee, Chair of the External Relations Steering Committee, Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee, Chair of the MAP Future Issues Committee, Sub-Committee Chair of the Quality Review Committee, and Chair of the Public Practice Association. In recognition of his service, Mr. Smith has been named an Honorary Fellow of the TSCPA in 2017, presented with its Meritorious Service to the Accounting Profession in Texas Award in 2013, and had been named Outstanding Steering Committee Chairman for the year 1999-2000, Outstanding Committee Chairman for the year 1995-1996, and Outstanding Committee Member for the Years 1992-1993 and 1995-96. The DCTSCPA also named him CPA of the Year for 1999-2000.
Mr. Smith is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a BBA in Accounting and Economics. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas and is a licensed Registered Investment Advisor.
Mr. Smith resides in Dallas with Charlie, his wife of 50 years. They have three grown daughters, all of whom are married, a grandson and three granddaughters.
Mr. Pulman’s practice concentrates on tax planning, real estate, and corporate.
Mr. Pulman is Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and he is a Certified Public Accountant.
His tax planning practice includes federal, state, and international tax planning for businesses and individuals seeking to minimize tax obligations while accomplishing objectives. His real estate practice includes representing clients in the purchase and disposition of improved and unimproved property, development of property, structuring ownership entities, tax-free and like-kind exchanges, and negotiation of all types of loans. Mr. Pulman’s corporate practice involves representing clients in the acquisition and disposition of businesses, mergers, and business entity planning including partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations.
Mr. Pulman frequently speaks on a number of tax topics. He is active in numerous charitable, political, and civic organizations.
Mr. Pulman was admitted to practice in Texas in 1976.
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