Clark Hill Attorney Jeffrey DeVree To Present New Michigan Business Tax Seminar Series

Sep 10, 2007

DETROIT , MI – Clark Hill Attorney Jeffrey DeVree will present two seminars in conjunction with Hungerford, Aldrin, Nichols & Carter, PC on September 26 and October 11 in Grand Rapids. The seminars are free of charge, and will cover the new Michigan Business Tax, replacing the Single Business Tax, on January 1, 2008. The MBT consists of two taxes both significantly different than the SBT.

The September 26 seminar will be hosted at the University Club in Downtown Grand Rapids, beginning at 7:30 a.m. The October 11 seminar will be hosted at Noto’s Old World Restaurant at 3:30 p.m., with a reception immediately following. For more information, or to register for either seminar, please visit www.clarkhill.com/resources/events

DeVree is a member with the Corporate Practice Group in Clark Hill’s Grand Rapids office. He has 25 years of experience in tax and employee benefits practice, and works with clients firm-wide on federal, state, local and international tax matters.

DeVree received a bachelor of arts degree in economics summa cum laude from Hope College, and his law degree cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School. Mr. DeVree is an active member of bar association sections and committees involving tax and employee benefits, having recently served as a member of the Council of the Tax Section of the State Bar of Michigan and having previously served as chairman of the Business and Tax Section of the Grand Rapids Bar Association. He is a frequent speaker at seminars for business and professional groups. He is a member emeritus of the IRS Great Lakes Area Tax-Exempt and Government Entities Council. He is also a member of the Tax Policy Committee of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Tax and Regulatory Affairs Committee of the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, and worked with both organizations to analyze and develop proposals for Michigan business tax reform. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Baxter Community Center, a nonprofit inner-city service organization, and the board of directors of The Grandville Education Foundation, having served as the chairman of both organizations.

Since 1890, Clark Hill PLC has been serving the business, government, non-profit and personal needs of clients. Clark Hill has offices in Detroit, Birmingham, Grand Rapids, and Lansing, Michigan, and Chicago, Illinois. Clark Hill is a full service law firm with more than 170 attorneys.  For more information, visit www.clarkhill.com.