Event: 2014 Indiana Legislative Update
Major Economic Development Changes to Taxes and TIFs, and How to Do Economic Development Deals in This Changing Environment
The 2014 session of the Indiana General Assembly is the latest in a run of several legislative sessions containing law changes that significantly affect the economic development efforts of localities in Indiana, including tax abatement, TIFs, and taxes in general. (Read the summary of law changes.)
The Indy Chamber and Katz, Sapper & Miller, along with their partners at Krieg DeVault and Hall Render, invite you to an informative discussion on some of the biggest changes affecting local communities throughout the state.
Topics will include:
Changes to tax abatement and the vacant building deduction program
How tax caps affect tax abatement
Changes to Indiana income and sales taxes and their impact on economic development efforts
Changes to Tax Increment Finance (TIF) laws and the fundamental that they will have on how councils and redevelopment commissions operate
How localities can adjust to these changes to structure and win economic development deals
Registration is FREE. A light breakfast will be provided.
About the Presenters
Tim is the partner-in-charge of KSM's State and Local Tax Practice as well as KSM Economic Development, part of the Katz, Sapper & Miller Network.
Chad is the property tax practice leader in KSM’s State and Local Tax Practice. Chad has 13 years of Indiana property tax experience.
Michael Huber is the president and CEO of the Indy Chamber and has a diverse professional background in government, private sector, and urban development experience.
Mark Fisher serves as vice president for Government Relations & Policy Development for the Indy Chamber and is responsible for the overall public policy activities of the organization.
Kostas Poulakidas is a partner with Krieg DeVault and provides economic development and public finance representation to clients.
Jerimi Ullom is an attorney with Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C. His practice is devoted to assisting various parties in financing matters.
About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 65 CPA firms in the nation with offices in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, Katz, Sapper & Miller has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax and consulting services. Our nearly 300 professionals serve a wide range of sophisticated clients in a variety of specialized industries.
About Indy Chamber
With membership of nearly 2,500 businesses representing 235,000 employees in the Indianapolis region, the Indy Chamber serves to unite business and community in the Indianapolis area to maintain a strong economy and quality of life.
About Krieg DeVault
Krieg DeVault provides clear, practical legal advice for clients throughout the Midwest and across the country. Founded more than 130 years ago, client satisfaction and loyalty have allowed the firm to grow from a two-lawyer general practice in the mid-1870s to its current status as a national, premier business-focused law firm.
About Hall Render
Hall Render is the largest health care focused law firm in the country, with over 40 years of experience and more than 160 attorneys serving health care clients nationwide. We provide our clients with comprehensive, efficient and proactive legal advice and business consultation with the highest standard of service.