Chemical Consultants Network
October 12, 2011 Meeting
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 12, at the Cynwyd Club, Bala Cynwyd, PA
Networking, 5:30 PM; Dinner, 6:30 PM; Talk and Business Session, 7:30 PM
How to Set Up Your Consulting Business,
Minimize Taxes and Protect Yourself
Michael J. DeLaurentis, Esq.
Legal and tax considerations in starting, operating, and disposing of a consultancy, including the engagement contract; insurance and liability; entity choices; income, employment, estate/gift taxes and filings; and estate planning.
Michael J. DeLaurentis is the principal of the Elkins Park, PA international tax and business law practice U.S. International Tax Services LLC. Prior to setting off on his own in 1994, Michael was an attorney in tax departments of large law firms in San Francisco and Philadelphia, head of the tax department of a large suburban law firm, and assistant VP for strategic initiatives in a Manhattan life insurance company. He has taught courses in tax at Villanova and Temple Universities and courses in philosophy at LaSalle University. He holds BAs from Amherst (cum laude) and Oxford (First Class Honours), MAs from Oxford and Brown, and a JD from Yale. He is the president of three local charities, the founder of another, and on the board of a fourth. He is an adjunct professor of philosophy at Drexel University.
The Cynwyd Club, 332 Trevor Lane, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. From I-76, drive S on City Line Ave. (US Rte. 1). Turn right on Conshohocken State Rd. (Rte. 23); stay in right lane. After the second light watch for white left-turn arrows painted on street (about 0.14 mile). Do not follow Rte. 23 left at turn but instead go straight ahead onto Llandrillo Rd. (passing to the right of Valley Press printing). After one block bear left onto Trevor Lane at stop sign. Clubhouse and parking are on the left. Please park in lot if space is available; otherwise park on Trevor Lane. If lost, call the club at 610-667-4524, ext. 2.