Thomas J. Nichols Speeches

Service Corporations

  • Speaker, “Tax Planning for Hospital-Based Physician Groups” (Milwaukee Bar Association) (October 22, 1998)

  • Client Presentation, “Maximizing Tax Savings From Your Individual Service Corporation” (March 4, 1997)

  • Client Presentation, “Estate Planning for Physicians” (December 7, 1993)

Health Care Law

  • Speaker, “Impact of the New Health Care Bills on Closely-Held Business” (The Group, Inc. Annual Meeting (February 19, 2012)

  • Panelist, “Medicare Taxes and S Corporations (And Other Pass-Through Entities)” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (February 17, 2012)

  • Panelist, “Impact of the New Health Care Bills on Closely-Held Businesses” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on Closely-Held Businesses) (February 17, 2012)

  • Speaker, “Impact of the New Health Care Bills on Closely-Held Business” (2011 Tax Institute – Minneapolis, MN) (December 8, 2011)

  • Speaker, “Impact of the New Health Care Bills on Closely-Held Business” (60th Annual Tulane Tax Institute-New Orleans, LA) (October 26, 2011)

  • Speaker, “Impact of the New Health Care Bills on Closely-Held Business” (State Bar of Wisconsin Real Estate & Business Institute) (June 9, 2011)

  • Panelist, Impact of the New Health Care Bills on Closely-Held Business (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (May 7, 2011)

  • Moderator and Panelist, “Impact of the New Health Care Bills on Closely-Held Business” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (January 21, 2011)

  • Speaker, “Impact of the New Health Care Bills on Closely-Held Business” (The Group, Inc. Annual Meeting) (January 24, 2011)

  • Speaker, “Impact of the New Health Care Bills on Closely-Held Business” (Tax Update XXXII – The State Bar of South Dakota) (December 10, 2010)

  • Speaker (Participant), “Ethical Issues with E Communications” (State Bar of Wisconsin, Pinnacle CLE Seminar)

  • Speaker, “Impact of the New Health Care Bills on Closely-Held Business” (New York University – 69th Institute on Federal Taxation) (October 18, 2010 and November 15, 2010)

Tax Requirements

  • Speaker, "Small Business and Pass-Through Entity Tax Reform Discussion Draft" (Congressional Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures of the Committee on Ways and Means of the United States House of Representatives on Tax Reform) (May 15, 2013)

  • Speaker, “Corporate Tax Planning After Expiration of the Bush Tax Cuts” (Tulane Tax Institute) (November 3, 2010)

  • Moderator, “Choice of Entity in Light of New and Proposed Legislation” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (September 24, 2010)

  • Speaker, “Impact of New Tax Rates on Choice of Entity Issues” (ALI-ABA Course of Study, Partnerships, LLCs, and LLPs, Boston, MA) 

  • (June 10-11, 2010)

  • Moderator, “Impact of New Tax Rates on Choice of Entity Issues” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations ) (January 22, 2010) and ABA Tax Section Teleconference and Live Audio Webcast) (February 17, 2010)

  • Speaker, “Business and Tax Aspects of Choice of Entity” (33rd Annual Corporate Practice Institute, Milwaukee, WI) (December 8, 2009)

  • Speaker, “Choice of Entity in Light of Recent and Proposed Tax Changes” (New York University 68th Institute on Federal Taxation; New York: October 21, 2009; San Francisco, November 19, 2009)

  • Speaker, “What Type of Entity: C Corp., S Corp., LLC or Something Else?” (State Bar of Wisconsin, 2004 Annual Convention) (May 5, 2004)

  • Panelist, “Planning for After-Tax Results Without the Benefit of Before-Invest Rules” (The Group, Inc.) (January 15, 2003)

  • Speaker, “Tax Simplification” (Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C. Symposium) (April 30, 2002)

  • Speaker, “The New Rate System, C Corporations, Personal Service Corporations” (Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C. Symposium) (October 10, 1997)

Cross-Species Mergers and Conversions

  • Speaker, “Cross Species Mergers and Conversions Involving C Corporations, S Corporations, Partnerships and LLC’s” (New York University 67th Institute on Federal Taxation; New York: October 22, 2008; San Diego, November 12, 2008)

  • Panelist, “Cross-Species Mergers and Conversions Involving C Corporations, S Corporations, Partnerships and LLCs” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (May 9, 2003)

  • Speaker, “Tax Consequences of Cross-Species Mergers and Conversions” (State Bar of Wisconsin-Annual Tax School Seminar) (December 5, 2002)

  • Speaker, “Wisconsin’s Next Economy Legislation; Tax Consequences of Cross-Species Mergers and Conversions” (State Bar of Wisconsin-Madison) (October 4, 2002)

S Corporations

  • Speaker, “Fundamentals of S Corporations, Passthrus, Distributions and Basis: A Workbook of Examples Covering the Fundamentals of S Corporation Operations and Planning Opportunities” (Accounting Continuing Professional Education Network “ACPEN”) (November 19, 2008)

  • Moderator and Panelist, “Charitable Contribution Technical Amendment” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (May 9, 2008)

  • Moderator, “New Charitable Giving Incentives for S Corporations under the Pension Protection Act of 2006” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (January 19, 2007)

  • Moderator and Panelist, “Book-Tax Reconciliation for S Corporations & Partnerships Proposed: New Schedule M-3” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (May 5, 2006)

  • Moderator, “Nuts and Bolts of S Corporations: Pass-throughs, Distributions and Dispositions; Regulatory Guidance and Unanswered Questions” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (September 16, 2005)

  • Moderator, “Nuts and Bolts of S Corporations: Pass-Throughs, Distributions and Dispositions; Regulatory Guidance and Unanswered Questions” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (May 20, 2005)

  • Speaker, “Planning with the Flow-Through and Distribution Rules under Subchapter S” (New York University 63rd Institute on Federal Taxation) (October 20, 2004)

  • Panelist, “Website Project for Multi-State Tax Guide” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (October 18, 2002)

  • Panelist, “State and Local Tax Issues Affecting S Corporations” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (May 11, 2001)

  • Panelist, “State Taxation of Qualified Subchapter S Subsidiaries” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (May 12, 2000)

  • Panelist, “Proposed Section 1366 Regulations” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (January 15, 1999)

  • Speaker, “State and Federal S Corporation Issues” (Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants Annual Tax Conference) (November 6, 1997)

  • Speaker, “The Revised S-Corp. Second Class of Stock Regulations; What’s Left to Worry About?” (Milwaukee Bar Association) (May 29, 1992)

  • Panelist, “S Corporations: The Revised Second Class of Stock Regulations” (UWM Tax Association) (November 19, 1991)

  • Speaker, “Tax Savings with S Corporations” (Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants) (September 11, 1990)

  • Speaker, “Passive Activities and S Corporations” (Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants) (August 8, 1989)

  • Speaker, “Wisconsin’s New S Corporation Rules” (Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants Annual Tax Conference) (November 10, 1988)

  • Moderator and Contributor, “S Corporations and Tax Planning Techniques” (Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants) (January, 1986)

Buy-Sell Agreements

  • Panelist, “Buy-Sell Agreements for LLCs and S Corporations” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (March 30, 2005)

  • Panelist, “Shareholder Agreement/Partnership Agreement” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (January 21, 2005)

  • Speaker, “Buy/Sell Agreements for S Corporations” (Estate Counselor’s Forum) (September 2, 1987)

Other

  • Panelist, “The Life Cycle of a Limited Liability Company - The Middle Ages” (Corporate Practice Institute) (December 12, 2001)

  • Speaker, “Favorable New Developments in the Income Tax Treatment of Plaintiffs Attorneys Fees and Expenses: Planning and Drafting Retainer and Settlement Agreements to Optimize Results for You and Your Client” (Milwaukee Bar Association) (March 14, 2000)

  • Panelist, “Doing Business in Wisconsin - Recent Trends, Historical Perspectives, and a Look to the Future” (Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C. Symposium) (October 28, 1998)

  • Moderator, “Doing Business in Canada” (ABA Section of Taxation Committee on S Corporations) (July 31, 1998)

  • Client Presentation, “Estate Planning” (October 1, 1996)

  • Moderator and Panelist, “Choice of Entity and Limited Liability Companies” (Corporate Practice Institute) (December 7, 1994)

  • Speaker, “Liability Audit for Business Owners” (Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C. Symposium) (March 19, 1994)

  • Panelist, “Wisconsin’s Limited Liability Company Statute” (Corporate Practice Institute) (December 2, 1993)

  • Panelist, ATax Law Update@ (Corporate Practice Institute) (December 7, 1990)

  • Speaker, “Corporations: Tax Planning Techniques” (Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants) (October 6, 1988)