Continuing Legal Education

Recent Developments in State and Local Tax – 2014

May 22, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
3.50 MCLE hours

ISBA Chicago Regional Office
20 S. Clark St, Ste 900
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Stay in touch with the recent statutory, regulatory, and case law changes
concerning Illinois state and local taxes!


State and local tax issues are regularly updated, and it is important that Illinois attorneys are aware of these changes. Get the information you need regarding advancements in statutory, regulatory and case law concerning Illinois state and local taxes with this informative half-day seminar. State and local tax attorneys – or any attorney with an interest in state tax practicing in law firms, industry or governmental agencies – with intermediate to advanced practice levels who attend this program will better understand:

  • The Illinois Department of Revenue’s recent updates concerning policy, statutory and regulatory policy;
  • The recent developments and changes in local and county taxing bodies, including rules/regulations and operations;
  • How recent modifications and changes may affect property tax law;
  • Legislative developments in income, sales and other Illinois taxes; and
  • A brief overview of recent Illinois tax court cases.
Please Note: Prior to the program, on-site/Chicago registrants will receive a weblink via email giving access the course materials prior to the program. You will also receive a copy of the course materials (for no additional charge) when you arrive at the program, but will need to check the appropriate box on the registration page letting us know if you prefer a flash drive or printed course book. Webcast attendees will receive the course materials via downloadable PDFs once signing into the webcast at the start of the program.

Program Coordinator/Moderator:
David J. Kupiec, Kupiec Martin, LLC, Chicago



9:00 – 9:30 a.m.  Illinois Department of Revenue Update
Gain a better understanding of the Illinois Department of Revenue’s recent updates concerning statutory and regulatory policy, as well as other changes concerning Illinois state tax.
Mark Dyckman, Deputy General Counsel, Illinois Department of Revenue, Chicago
Brian E. Fliflet, Deputy General Counsel, Illinois Department of Revenue, Chicago

9:30 – 10:15 a.m.  County and Local Tax
Don’t miss this discussion on recent developments and changes with the local and county taxing bodies. Additional topics include: administrative and court cases, rules and regulations, operations, and recent local tax law.
Stanley R. Kaminski, Duane Morris, LLP, Chicago
Hon. Julie-April Montgomery, Retired Administrative Law Judge, Chicago

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.  Break (refreshments provided)

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.  Property Tax Developments
With property tax law undergoing modifications, it is important that attorneys stay abreast of the ongoing developments. This segment discusses recent changes in property tax law, including Property Tax Appeal Board (PTAB) issues.
John K. Norris, Law Offices of Rubin & Norris, LLC, Chicago
Gary H. Smith, Law Offices of Gary H. Smith, Chicago

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.  Illinois Income Tax Case Law and Regulatory Developments
This comprehensive overview explores the current developments, significant cases, and regulatory changes in Illinois income and sales tax.
Adam P. Beckerink, Reed Smith, LLP, Chicago
David P. Dorner, Vedder Price, P.C., Chicago

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Illinois Sales Tax Case Law and Regulatory Update
This segment addresses recent Illinois court cases and regulatory changes to Illinois sales tax, including the new sales tax sourcing regulations and other issues concerning Illinois sales and use tax.
David J. Kupiec, Kupiec Martin, LLC, Chicago
Natalie M. Martin, Kupiec & Martin, LLC, Chicago

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.  Legislative Developments
Keep current with this informative presentation that examines statutory changes and legislative developments with respect to income, sales, and other Illinois taxes, as well as the scheduled January 1, 2015 Illinois income tax rate reduction and legislation currently proposed to offset the corresponding revenue.
David J. Kupiec, Kupiec Martin, LLC, Chicago
William J. Seitz, The Law Offices of William J. Seitz, LLC, Chicago