At MAPLE® we bring together executives and entrepreneurs interested in exploring cross-border trade and investment opportunities between Southern California and Canada.
Join us for our Winter Member Networking Event. Come meet our board of directors and connect with current and prospective members spanning business sectors and growth stages from across Southern California. There will be an opportunity to network over drinks and hors d'œuvres before our presentations.
Our first speaker will be Mr. Stefan Joyner, Business Development Manager at MAPLE member organization, Armanino, LLP. Stefan will discuss tax opportunities available to businesses including:
· R&D Tax Credits
· R&D Payroll Tax Offsets
· R&D Sales & Use Tax Partial Exemption (July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2022)
Armanino LLP is the largest independent accounting and consulting firm based in California and one of the largest firms in the United States. They provide an integrated set of audit, tax, consulting, business management and technology solutions to companies in the U.S. and globally with services to support U.S. and Canadian businesses, high net worth individuals and employers.
We will also be joined by Mr. David Reich, Deputy Director of International Trade for the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti who will discuss the current trade relationship between Los Angeles and Canada; Los Angeles' culture of innovation, large infrastructure projects planned around transportation, the Port, and the Airport; and the Mayor's new Export Program which is designed to increase sales aborad by small and medium sized LA businesses.
We look forward to seeing you!