TBPA Monthly Membership Luncheon (September 20, 2018)

  • Thursday, September 20, 2018
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • The Tampa Club, 42nd Floor, 101 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL


Registration is closed


Monthly Membership Luncheon

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 11:45 a.m.



SPEAKER:  Craig E. Behrenfeld with Barnett, Bolt, Kirkwood, Long & Koche

TOPIC:  "My Speech About Nothing (re disregarded entities)"

SUMMARYA discussion of the use of disregarded entities—such as single-member limited liability companies and qualified subchapter S subsidiaries (QSubs)—in corporate transactions.  These entities are respected for corporate-law purposes, but are ignored for tax purposes, which creates planning opportunities.


Please complete your online RSVP no later than Thursday, September 13, 2018, (RSVP Deadline) at www.tbpa.org (indicate your entrée selection online), and then pay online or mail your payment to: TBPA, P. O. Box 2840, Tampa, FL 33601

If mailing payment after online RSVP, make checks payable to: Tampa Bay Paralegal Association, Inc.

Cost:   Members:  $16.50 / Guests: $25.00

Regular Entrée:  Beef Lasagna served with Chef's Selection of  Vegetable and Starch/ Vegetarian Entrée:  Stuffed Portobello Mushroom with Spinach, Feta, Roasted Peppers, Caramelized Onions and Balsamic Glaze/ CONTACT THE LUNCHEON CHAIR FOR SPECIAL DIETARY NEEDS

Entrées served with Salad, Rolls, Iced Tea, Coffee and Petite Dessert!  (No Substitutions Please)  

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TBPA is no longer accepting reservations via email or mail. 

TBPA reserves the right to change/substitute luncheon speakers, topics or entrées as necessary due to unexpected circumstances. Cancellations for paid-in-full reservations prior to the RSVP Deadline will be refunded, subject to a $2.00 administrative fee.  After the RSVP Deadline, no refunds will be provided and payment in full will be due regardless of attendance. Cancellation correspondence may be sent to luncheon@tbpa.org.

Parking: Please note that The Tampa Club validates parking in the Bank of America parking garage during lunchtime hours for the discounted $2.00 rate.  Please bring your parking ticket with you and have The Tampa Club Receptionist validate it for you.    

In addition, TBPA will be holding a 50/50 raffle to benefit the the PACE CENTER FOR GIRLS

Please don't forget to bring some extra cash to participate in this raffle!

Special thanks to this month's TBPA Luncheon Sponsor:

The Grafton Group is a Florida-based, multi-disciplined, private investigation and litigation support firm. We provide exceptional private investigative and case management services. We offer a full range of legal support that is accurate, reliable and most important, timely. All of our private investigators are licensed in compliance with Florida Statutes governing both private investigators, and private investigation agencies.



SPEAKER'S BIO:  Craig is a partner in the Tax and Business Law departments at Barnett Bolt, and is a former managing partner of the firm.  Craig represents individuals and business entities in matters involving structuring and negotiating acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, divisions, joint ventures, executive compensation, and corporate and partnership law. Craig was previously an Adjunct Professor of Law at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, where he taught courses in corporate taxation and federal income tax practice and procedure.

FUN FACT:  Mr. Behrenfeld and his family routinely have group costumes for Halloween, such as Shaggy, Thelma and the gang from Scooby Doo, or Dr. Evil, Mini Me and the gang from Austin Powers!  

TBPA is a voluntary professional association and does not make any representation, endorsement or guarantee as to the quality, reliability, competency, accuracy, business practice/standards/ethics, or professionalism of any member of TBPA.  TBPA does not conduct background checks or any other form of due diligence on any person or business applying for membership with TBPA.


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