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August 11, 2010

Raymond Freda to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ Live Webcast on Cash Flow Tax Planning

New York, NY, September 2, 2010 –(– The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts announced today that Raymond Freda, Managing Director, WTAS LLC will speak at The Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webcast entitled: “Return to Cash Flow Tax Planning.” This two-hour event is scheduled on Thursday, September 2, 2010 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit:

Event Synopsis
With the changes in the economy, tax reporting and disclosure rules, and corporate governance, many taxpayers have focused their efforts on compliance and shied away from the “tax strategy du jour.” With this kind of environment, it is important more than ever to manage your tax obligations effectively. The cash flow tax planning that most companies face today make taxes an even more important area of opportunity.

This Knowledge Group live webcast will provide tax professionals and finance executives with a comprehensive overview of Cash Flow Tax Planning. Attending this course will give you the tools you need to understand the nuances of this critical and timely strategy. Advanced registration is recommended as space is limited. Significant discount applies for early registration.

About Raymond J. Freda
Raymond Freda has over 13 years of state and local tax experience in advising clients with respect to income/franchise, gross receipts, sales and use, property, employment, and other state industry-specific excise taxes. He represents corporate and individual clients during state tax audits, conciliation conferences, and other administrative proceedings. Raymond also helps clients go through voluntary disclosure and tax amnesty programs.

Raymond has extensive experience advising private equity and corporate clients throughout all phases of a transaction, including sell-side tax planning, due diligence, state tax structuring, transfer tax analysis and post-acquisition integration.

Before Joining WTAS, Raymond was a tax partner in the transactions practice of an international professional services firm where he specialized in state and local taxes. He also worked at the New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal Administrative Law Judge Unit.

Raymond has appeared as a speaker before the New York State CPA Society.