Thursday November 10, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM CST
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Marriott Naperville 
1801 N. Naper Blvd.
Naperville, IL 60563

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Kimberly McNamara 
Illinois Manufacturers' Association 
630.368.5300 ext. 2109 

2nd Annual Tax Conference 



8:30am - Exhibits & Networking Continental Breakfast

9:00am - Understanding the New Federal R&D Tax Credit Opportunities & Other Tax Credits and Incentives, presented by Scott Schumacher, Tax Partner,  WIPFLi

You will gain a solid understanding of the R&D tax credit as well as the enhanced opportunities for your company to qualify and an overview of the most commonly used tax credits and incentives that exist and the benefits associatied with them. 

10:00am - Illinois Machinery & Equipment Exemption, presented by Crowe Horwath LLP

You'll learn what purchases qualify for the manufacturing exemption, nuances in the manufacturing exemption, status of the MPC and how the Illinois manufacturing exemption compares to other states.  

  11:00am - Break

11:15 -Other Hot Topics in Sales & Use Tax Affecting Manufacturers, presented by Crowe Horwath LLP

During this session Nexus, E-commerce, transportation & freight and drop shipments will be discussed as well as equipment leases in Illinois versus other states.  

 12:15pm - Ask the Panel - Q & A

Our generous sponsors: 


Crowe Horwath  





Contact Kimberly McNamara at kmcnamara@ima-net.org, 630.368.5300, ext. 2109 with questions.