We are excited to announce the speakers for our first ever Virtual Speaker series: CARES ACT!

We hope you will join us on May 22nd at 1:00 PM to learn more about CARES Act related tax and finance issues and get your questions answered by the experts at BDO USA LLP. They will cover topic such related to: 

  • PPP Loan and Forgiveness
  • Title IV Main St. Loan Program
  • Employee Retention Credit and other Payroll Tax Relief

Register now!

Speakers

Laura Morris – Managing Director in Specialty Tax Services Practice

  • Laura is a Managing Director in BDO’s Specialty Tax Services Practice for the West Region.
  • She is base din San Francisco and serves clients throughout the West region.
  • Her main focus is assisting companies in a variety of industries with federal and state business incentives, in particular the R&D Tax Credit, but is also helping lead efforts specific to payroll tax relief coming out of COVID aid packages.

Paul PetersonPartner in Forensic Investigation and Litigation Services

  • Paul Peterson is a Partner in BDO’s Forensic Investigation and litigation Services group.
  • Paul is based in Washington D.C.
  • Paul focuses on fraud investigations, global anti-corruption, litigation support and consulting services around forensic accounting and anti-fraud programs and controls.
  • Regarding Title IV, Paul has been helping companies navigate the Main Street Loan requirements and working with clients on the loan application process.

Megan Condon Partner in Core Tax Services

  • Megan Condon is a Partner in BDO’s Core Tax Services.
  • She is based in Seattle and specializes in auto dealerships.
  • Megan focuses on helping dealers with cash controls, cost segregation, financial statement analysis, internal controls, business and occupation (B&O) sales tax consulting, and tax planning.

Bob FilipPartner in Core Tax Services

  • Bob Filip is the Tax Office Managing Partner for BDO’s Seattle office.
  • Bob is experience with federal, state and international tax, as well as mergers and acquisition (M&A) and ASC 740 issues, and provides both practical and technical assistance in these areas.

Moderator

Senior ManagerValuation & Business Analytics

  • Kay Packard is a Senior Manager in BDO’s Valuations and Business Analytics group and is based in Seattle.
  • Kay specializes in business valuations for financial reporting and tax reporting purposes as well as corporate planning and transaction purposes.
  • Kay is also an adjunct faculty at Seattle University and teaches a valuation course for the Master of Professional Accounting program at Seattle University.
  • She is originally from Yokohama, Japan and is fluent in Japanese.

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