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Thomas J. Nichols Presents "Health Care Reform Update - What Employers Need to Know" at ABA Tax Section Meeting

January 26, 2013

Tom Nichols organized and participated in a two-hour presentation at the ABA Tax Section in Orlando, Florida on January 26, 2013.  The presentation was entitled “Health Care Reform Update - What Employers Need to Know.”  Along with Mr. Nichols, the panelists included Stephen Tackney, Special Counsel to the Associate Chief Counsel with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, and David H. Kirk, an Attorney with the IRS Office of Passthroughs and Special Industries.  Numerous topics were covered, including the new Employer Mandate that is to go into effect next year (but for which planning is likely to be required this year), as well as the new net investment income tax, which took effect this year.  Mr. Nichols will be participating in the preparation of the ABA Tax Section’s comments regarding the proposed regulations for this new net investment income tax, and also plans to participate in the preparation of the ABA Tax Section’s comments regarding the proposed regulations under the Employer Mandate.