“The 2012 Tax Act: Changing the Way You Look at Philanthropy”
This webinar will introduce some of the more prominent tax changes made through the passing of the American Taxpayer Relief Act and discuss how these changes may have you rethinking your tax planning in 2013 and beyond. It will touch on the power of philanthropy to help mitigate a potentially increased tax burden while reminding us all that careful and comprehensive planning is important for everyone.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM Eastern Time
This presentation is offered free of charge, however we do require you to register in order to participate. Those registered will be emailed log-in instructions one day prior to the Webinar.
Please register online or by contacting the Cornell Law School Alumni Affairs Office at 607.255.5251 by Wednesday, May 1.
Meet Our Speakers:
Robert E. Madden, BS ’66, JD ‘69
Robert Madden focuses his practice in the areas of federal taxation, estate planning, probate and general business planning. He is highly regarded for his knowledge of estate planning and administration of high-end trusts and estates. Mr. Madden also provides counsel in executive compensation planning for corporate employers and general tax advice to both individuals and corporations, including representation of clients before the Internal Revenue Service.
Mr. Madden is the author of a highly regarded book entitled Tax Planning for Highly Compensated Individuals (Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 3d. Ed. 1996). His treatise provides an extensive discussion of compensation planning, charitable giving, trusts and estate planning for high-income individuals. He is the co-author of a bi-monthly current developments column for Estate Planning Magazine.
Mr. Madden speaks frequently at seminars on the topics of federal taxation, charitable giving, compensation planning and estate and business planning. He has been named one of the top Washington, DC, Estate and Probate Lawyers by Washingtonian Magazine.
Chip Bryce, GR ’81
Chip has served as Director of Trusts, Estates and Gift Planning since 1997. Previously, he was a planned giving officer and director of the university’s Program in Real Estate. Chip supported the longstanding Cornell Real Estate Council, spearheading the $4 million endowment campaign to successfully launch Cornell’s master's degree program in real estate and handling gifts of real estate to the university. He now oversees more than $100 million in gift transactions each year.
Prior to his work for Cornell, Chip held various positions related to real estate development and finance in the hospitality industry, the vast majority with the parent companies controlling the Holiday Inn, Hampton Inn, Embassy Suites, Homewood Suites, and Harrah’s Casino brands. Chip is a native Ithacan and returned home for family and to pursue his hobbies of sailing, hockey, skiing, hiking, and life in a university-town environment.
Justine is the newest gift planning officer and joined the staff in July 2010. Previously she worked in the financial services industry at Credit Suisse and Bernstein (now Bernstein Global Wealth Management) in New York City and assisted individuals, families, and private foundations in developing comprehensive investment plans. She received a bachelor’s degree in economics with a concentration in finance from the University of New Hampshire in 2002. Justine recently moved to the Finger Lakes Region with her husband Gary, and she’s enjoying the beautiful surroundings and peaceful lifestyle that come with country living.