Recent Developments in Pennsylvania Realty Transfer Tax - Philadelphia, PA

Jul 21, 2016 08:00am -
Jul 21, 2016 09:30am

Event Description




The PA/DE Valley Chapter of the American Academy of Attorney-CPAs invites you to:


Recent Developments in Pennsylvania Realty Transfer Tax

Thursday, July 21, 2016

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Union League - Benson Room



Christine Tomasch Bak 


Date & Time

Thursday, July 21, 2016

8:00 am - 9:30 am (Breakfast included)


Union League (Benson Room), 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA


NASBA-approved for 1.0 CPE credit in Tax; Pennsylvania MCLE approved for 1.0 credit 


$18.00 Members and Guests

$25.00 Nonmembers 

Requests for refunds must be received in writing by July 19, 2016. For more information regarding complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at 888-ATTY-CPA ext. 2.  

Learning Objectives

1. Realty Transfer Taxation (RTT)

    a)    RTT in general

            - Which transfers are taxable, which are exempt

            - Pennsylvania provisions and rate

            - Philadelphia's additional rate and local quirks

    b)    Closing RTT loopholes

    c)    Recent Court/Board Decisions  

2. City Update on City Council legislation  


About the Speaker

Christine Tomasch Bak

Ms. Bak is a Senior Attorney in the Law Revenue Tax Unit of the City of Philadelphia Law Department.  Her practice focuses on the City's real estate transfer tax, use and occupancy tax and real estate tax.  She advises numerous City Departments including Revenue, Records, and Commerce.  She is a frequent speaker at seminars for the Philadelphia Bar Institute and has spoken at the ABA/IPT seminar on transfer tax. She has received her BA from Pennsylvania State University, a J.D. and L.L.M. in taxation from Temple Law School. 



Questions may be directed to or 888-ATTY-CPA ext. 2.




AAA-CPA continuing education programs are designed to meet the needs of Attorneys and CPAs and to qualify for credit both as CPE and (M)CLE. Of course, the decisions of various state authorities determine the actual credit granted. Prerequisites: None. Advanced Preparation: None. Program Level: Overview. Delivery Method: Group-Live.


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Event Type:Chapter Meeting
Early registration ends on Jun 20, 2016.
Regular registration starts on Jun 21, 2016 and ends on Jul 20, 2016.
Late registration starts on Jul 21, 2016.