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Does Your Fund Qualify as a Regulated Investment Company
Forum Webinar
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
During this webinar, experts from Tait Weller will discuss distribution, diversification, qualifying income requirements and other RIC qualification issues as it relates to the fund industry. 
Please join Leonard J. DiPietro, CPA, Tax Director and Richard A. Wagner, Partner with Tait Weller for the discussion. 
This webinar will be broadcast live from 2:00 to 3:00 Eastern Time on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.
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Leonard J. DiPietro, CPA
Tax Director
Tait Weller
With over 24 years of tax experience primarily servicing Regulated Investment Companies, Leonard's industry experience includes providing clients with comprehensive solutions to Sub Chapter M diversification problems, excise calculation and distribution analysis, distribution character classification issues, assistance with Passive Foreign Investment Companies (PFIC), Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) analysis, investment in partnership and MLP tax calculations along with other mutual fund tax issues. He has assisted Tait Weller clients with mergers and acquisition issues including calculation of loss carryover limitations, counseled clients on tax ramifications related to investments in new security types and provided guidance for funds establishing Controlled Foreign Corporations (CFC) for commodities investments.
Richard A. Wagner
Tait Weller
Rich specializes in registered mutual fund audits including alternative investments funds, tax-free funds, bond funds, international funds and domestic equity funds. He reviews financial statements including tax provisions included in the Annual Report to Shareholders for adherence to GAAP, SEC regulations and other professional pronouncements and reviews N-1A, N-2 and N-14 filings for adherence to SEC requirements. He has worked with multi-class and master feeder funds. Additionally, Rich has been instrumental in designing the risk assessment procedures and programs that Tait Weller uses for its mutual fund audits for compliance with PCAOB standards. These programs are used to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of internal accounting controls through discussions with management, review of SOC 1 reports and evaluation of controls to determine the audit procedures necessary to mitigate risk.
This event is closed to the media.