PEDA - Pennsylvania Economic Development Association

Pre-Conference Session - Navigating Business Structures & Tax Returns: A Roadmap for Economic Development Lenders

  • 10/06/2021
  • 8:30 AM
  • Valley Forge Casino Resort (1160 First Avenue, King of Prussia, PA 19406)


Pre-Conference Session

Navigating Business Structures & Tax Returns: A Roadmap for Economic Development Lenders

As the statewide association of economic development professionals, PEDA strives to provide finance-focused training opportunities. Many economic development finance professionals have honed their lending skills while on the job and through various economic development finance training options.

Form 1120. Form 1165. Schedule C. Schedule K. What do all of these mean? This session will aim to alleviate the perplexing task of navigating and understanding federal tax returns. Presenters will provide economic development lenders with key tactics to understand various business structures and correlation to federal tax returns. Session elements include:

  • Basics of and differences between common types of business structures
  • Legal and tax considerations different business structures
  • Tax return basics (Forms and Schedules) for different types of business structures

Eligible members of PEDA engaged in its individual certification program may earn 3.00 PDUs through participation in this pre-conference session.

PIDA has determined that, through their participation in this pre-conference session, eligible representatives of DCED-certified economic development organizations (CEDOs) may earn 3.00 finance PDUs toward the annual PIDA requirement of 6.00.

Cancellation / Refund / Substitution Policies

Requests for cancellations and refunds must be made in writing and received by 4:30 pm on September 22nd. No refunds will be granted after that point. All cancellations and refunds are subject to a $50 administrative fee. No-shows will be billed in full. Substitutions are permitted, but are subject to rate adjustments (i.e., member vs. non-member, etc.), where applicable.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images

Registration for, attendance at or participation in this pre-conference session constitute an agreement by the registrant, attendee or participant to PEDA’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant’s, attendee’s or participant’s image in photographs.


Complimentary parking is available.

COVID-19 Procedures

To ensure the safety and comfort of all participants, PEDA continues to monitor guidance by the CDC, the PA Department of Health and the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services. PEDA strongly encourages participants to be fully vaccinated prior to attending the event and will continue working closely with the Valley Forge Casino Resort and members of the local host committee to make any necessary adjustments to safety-related procedures. Final policies and procedures pertaining to COVID-19 and attendance at the event will be communicated in the coming months. Participation in this event in any capacity constitutes an agreement by the participant to follow all guidelines and abide by any restrictions in place at the time of the event. Visit the Boyd Clean website to learn how Boyd Gaming is working to ensure your comfort and safety.


Note: This agenda is subject to change. PEDA also reserves the right to reschedule or cancel this offering or to modify the start time. In the event of a cancellation, a refund will be provided to registrants.

On-site registration is currently expected to take place between 8:00 am and 8:30 am.

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