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McNees Attorneys to Speak at Tax Executives Institute’s 19th Annual Tax Conference

September 18, 2017
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HARRISBURG – McNees Wallace & Nurick attorneys Timothy M. Finnerty, Randy L. Varner and Andrew S. Rusniak will speak at the Tax Executives Institute’s (Harrisburg Chapter) 19th Annual Tax Conference on Thursday, September 21 at the Hershey Country Club.

Finnerty, Varner and Rusniak will be presenting, “Role of the Responsible Person for Business Taxes” from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Finnerty is the co-chair of McNees’ Corporate & Tax Group, and also practices in the Estate Planning and International Law groups. In his practice, he focuses on federal tax law, corporate law and estate planning. He acts as outside corporate counsel to several closely held companies. Finnerty is also a CPA, and he advises his corporate clients and their owners on tax planning and other transactional issues, including structuring mergers, acquisitions, tax-free/deferred exchanges, financings, entity formations and liquidations.

Varner chairs McNees’ State and Local Tax practice. He represents commercial and industrial entities in all areas of state and local taxation, focusing on state corporate net income, capital stock/foreign franchise, sales and use, and gross receipts taxes, as well as local property taxes, including real estate assessment. He has extensive experience before the Pennsylvania Board of Appeals, Pennsylvania Board of Finance and Revenue, county boards of assessment appeals, and state and federal courts. He has lectured and written on tax-related topics for many organizations, including the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Maryland Bar Association, the Ohio Manufacturers Education Council, the Institute for Professionals in Taxation and State Tax Notes.

Rusniak is a member of the Estate Planning and Corporate & Tax practice groups at McNees and has experience in the formation and operation of non-profit entities, including private foundations, public charities, supporting organizations and other tax-exempt organizations.

The conference takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. and offers 8 hours of Taxation CPE and 7 hours of CLE credits.

The objective of the conference is to provide clear and concise explanations of complex tax issues to professionals who work for corporate employers and who might not regularly work in all areas of taxation. Additionally, the conference will offer insight to participants in developing a perspective on how tax issues relate to and affect corporate employers.

For more information and registration to the event, contact Larry Stephenson of the Harrisburg chapter of the Tax Executive Institute at 717.751.4029 or