The 35th Annual Tax Practitioner Institute
Prof. John J. Connors, J.D., C.P.A., LL.M.
As an accounting graduate of La Salle University in Philadelphia, Prof.
Connors went on for his law degree at the University of Notre Dame,
graduating in 1980. After serving as an instructor in the School of Business
Administration, he obtained his Masters of Law in Taxation at the University
of Miami Law School in Coral Gables, Florida. He then served on the graduate
tax faculty at the University of Wisconsin’s School of Business in Milwaukee,
His professional background includes experience in income and estate tax
planning, as well as individual, partnership and corporate tax return
preparation and research as a senior tax consultant for Price Waterhouse in
the Philadelphia and South Bend offices. Prof. Connors also worked on
expatriate and corporate tax matters as an international tax consultant for the
Chrysler Corporation in London, England.
Prof. Connors currently conducts a national consulting practice designed
especially for tax professionals based out of Milwaukee, WI. He also publishes
a tax newsletter devoted exclusively to practitioners entitled the Monthly Tax
Update. He has been the outside editor for CCH’s Federal Tax Course, and
has spoken at numerous tax institutes, workshops and conferences around
the country. And, his “Complete Guide to Depreciation, Amortization &
Transfers of Property - Issues, Strategies & Answers” is sold to tax
practitioners throughout the U.S., along with a brand new publication entitled
“LLCs Taxed as Partnerships.”
As a nationally known speaker on a variety of tax topics, Prof. Connors has
consistently earned average overall ratings in excess of 4.7 (i.e., on a 5.0
scale) for his knowledge and presentation skills, as well as the quality of his
materials. In 2013, he was selected to receive the Sid Kess Award for
Excellence in Continuing Education by the American Institute of CPAs.
And, on any item that he has presented in his materials, he is available for
follow-up questions, a factor much-appreciated by those practitioners
attending his seminars.
© Tax Educator’s Network (TEN), Inc. - 2015