Carruthers & Roth, P.A. Hosts Annual Business and Tax Seminar

December 11, 2009

GREENSBORO, NC – On Wednesday, December 9, Carruthers & Roth, P.A. held its annual Business and Tax Seminar in Greensboro, hosting over two hundred CPA’s and industry professionals. Attorneys from the firm’s Business, Tax & Estates and Litigation Practice Areas presented on topics relating to business law and taxation and covered topics such as the impending legislative changes to Roth IRA conversions, business shareholder disputes and federal income tax changes in 2009.

In addition to the firm’s presenters, the Business and Tax Seminar featured guest speaker Senator Daniel G. Clodfelter of the North Carolina General Assembly who spoke about North Carolina tax reform in his presentation, “The North Carolina Tax System – The Current Crisis and Possible Reforms”. Senator Clodfelter is currently serving his sixth term in the State Senate and his constituency covers Mecklenburg County. He serves as co-chair of the Finance Committee and vice-chair of the Judiciary One Committee of the General Assembly.

The Carruthers & Roth, P.A. attorneys who were featured as speakers and their presentations are as listed:

J. Scott Dillon
“To Roth or Not to Roth, That is the Question”

Jack B. Bayliss, Jr.
“The Anatomy of a Shareholder Dispute: The Litigator’s Perspective”

Michael J. Allen
“What’s In a Name?: Selecting and Protecting Trademarks, Service Marks and Business Names”

Gregory S. Williams
“Business Owner Estate Planning Case Studies”

Nicholas J. Bakatsias
“Partnership Tax Traps for Real Property Developers”

Keith A. Wood
“2009 Federal Income Tax Update”