Skip to main content
IMA Tax Policy Blog

NAM Year-end Tax Update Webinar, December 13

Join BKD and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) for a review of the new and proposed tax regulations and their effect on manufacturers. Join NAM officials and BKD Partner Chris Kramer for insight into — and perspective on — ongoing tax policy debates, tax reform and challenges as well as how possible outcomes may affect manufacturing companies.

NAM Year-End Tax Update

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Time: 2-3 p.m. Central time

CPE Credit: One CPE credit in Taxes field of study may be awarded upon verification of participant attendance.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss Internal Revenue Code Section 385 regulations and the proposed §2704 regulations
  • Recognize the effect of recent tax policy changes on manufacturing companies
  • Explain the current political climate in Washington, D.C., and how it may influence tax reform in the next Congress

The Presenters

Chris Kramer — Chris is the East Region tax leader for BKD National Manufacturing & Distribution Group. He has more than 25 years of public accounting experience and assists clients with tax compliance, planning and other tax matters. Chris serves as the firm¹s tax liaison with NAM and has spoken at national and local seminars and authored numerous articles on taxation topics.

Dorothy Coleman — Dorothy is vice president of tax and domestic economic policy at NAM. She¹s responsible for providing members with information on important tax issues and representing NAM’s position to Congress, the administration and media. Before taking over as vice president of the tax policy department, Dorothy served as director of tax policy.

Carolyn Lee — Carolyn is the senior director of tax policy at NAM and is responsible for portions of NAM¹s tax portfolio, including pass-through taxes, energy taxes and capital cost recovery. Prior to joining NAM, she served as director of legislative and government affairs at the Telecommunications Industry Association, manager of state and federal government affairs for 3M Company and held various positions on Capitol Hill.

Technical Support

For additional assistance, please contact BKD IT Support at 877-418-5209, Ext. 11111.

For more information, contact: Kelly Yust , 800-472-2745, email