Civil Litigation Section
“Recent Developments in Tax Law”
Speaker: Mark Krasner, Esq., CPA
July 12, 2016
12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
BJ’s Restaurant, Grossmont Center, La Mesa

On Tuesday, July 12, 2016, the Foothills Bar Association will present an informative MCLE on current tax law with speaker Mark Krasner of Blanchard, Krasner & French.  The program will be from 12:00 to 1:15 p.m. at BJ’s Restaurant in Grossmont Center, La Mesa. This program is designed to appeal to lawyers in a variety of practice areas, and to lawyers as citizens about to vote in an election.

Mr. Krasner is an attorney and CPA with over 30 years of experience in a wide variety of matters and industries.  His areas of practice include mergers and acquisitions, real estate, tax matters, family law, purchases and sales, litigation, licensing, franchising, corporate and partnership structuring and reorganizations, international trade, tax and estate planning.   Mr. Krasner’s presentation will focus on recent tax law developments in the United States, and will include a discussion about tax policies and proposals arising from the 2016 presidential campaign.  Topics to be discussed include:

  • Tax plan proposals of the remaining presidential candidates, including a discussion about the federal estate tax, the possibility of a financial transaction tax, and the candidates’ views on U.S. trade policies;
  • Corporate tax inversions, the IRS’s latest regulations, and a discussion about the regulations’ impact on jobs and San Diego’s biotech industry;
  • Asset protection techniques, with a focus on the family limited partnership;
  • Deductibility of delinquent spousal support stemming from the Tax Court’s recent decision in Iglicki v. C.I.R., and its application in California; and
  • The odds of being audited by the IRS.

The seminar is free to members of the FBA and $10.00 for nonmembers. The cost of your lunch will be whatever you choose from BJ’s menu, although you are not obligated to order lunch. Please RSVP to Elizabeth Smith Chavez, liz [at]  This program has been approved for 1.0 hour of MCLE general credit by the State Bar of California.