Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB) April 22, 2014
Decosimo’s Director of State and Local Tax Services Larry Hyatt, CPA, CFE, will serve as a presenter for Scott Insurance’s complimentary seminar “Managing Risk in Uncertain Times: Risk Management Topics for Finance and HR Execs” on April 29 at the Chattanoogan Hotel in Chattanooga, Tenn.
The half-day seminar will highlight strategies to manage risk in many areas of a business. The goal of the seminar is to provide attendees with a better understanding about the risk employers face when sponsoring retirement plans, preparing for the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation changes, and implementing the Affordable Care Act provisions, as well as navigating business tax changes.
Decosimo’s Mr. Hyatt will present “State Sales/Use Tax and Business Tax Changes” at 9:00 a.m. as part of the educational program. The seminar agenda will also include the following topics and speakers: “Common Risks in Corporate Retirement Plans,” presented by Susanne Hauk and Chad Schollaert of The Trust Company; “Times are Changing: Tennessee Workers’ Comp Reform,” presented by Jeffrey Cranford of Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves and Jones; and “The Latest Questions that Define Healthcare Reform,” presented by Greg Stancil of Scott Benefit Services.
Event participants may qualify for up to 4 hours of free CPE and HRCI credits. To register for the free event, contact Scott Insurance at seminars(at)scottins(dot)com or (800) 365-0101. Scott Insurance is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Scott Insurance is also an approved provider of continuing education for the HR Certification Institute.
Mr. Hyatt, a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner, is a principal with Decosimo specializing in federal, state and local tax. As the firm’s Director of State and Local Tax (SALT), Mr. Hyatt provides state and local tax research and related services for large, privately-owned companies and publicly-traded national and international companies alike. Much of his time is spent defending clients during federal, state and local income tax audits. As a highly-regarded specialist in controversy resolution, he also provides training for other CPA firms in the service of their clients during federal, state, and local tax audits. Mr. Hyatt helps businesses determine which states or local jurisdictions offer the most advantageous tax incentives. He also conducts nexus reviews and planning to help businesses clarify multi-state tax obligations.
Decosimo is perennially ranked as a Top 100 accounting and business advisory services firm. Decosimo is a regional firm with offices in nine geographic locations in the United States and the Cayman Islands, with approximately 300 professionals and staff. Each of Decosimo's offices provides a full range of accounting and advisory services to a wide array of industries. Additionally, Decosimo is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited. With over 300 firms with a total of 667 offices across 105 countries, Moore Stephens and Decosimo provide clients with access to significant resources and expertise comparable to Big Four firms.
About Scott Insurance
Scott Insurance, a division of James A. Scott & Son, Inc., established in 1864, is the one of the largest independent employee-owned providers in the Southeast of risk services, benefit services, bonds, and financial management. The company has offices in Lynchburg, Roanoke, and Richmond, Virginia; Greensboro, Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina; and Knoxville and Nashville, Tennessee, as well as Captive Insurance operations in the Cayman Islands and Vermont.