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April 12, 2018

APTech and WhatTheyThink launch free webinar series to help print owners and executives and their advisors navigate the new tax law


Reston, VADo you know how the new tax law can help—or hurt—your business? During the month of April, the Association for Print Technologies (APTech℠), in collaboration with WhatTheyThink, is presenting “Tax Reform for Print Businesses,” a four-part weekly series of free webinars that will provide print business owners and their executives with key questions to ask their CPAs and CFOs about the law and the opportunities it may provide.

“Recognizing the continuous and unique evolution of every print business, the ‘Tax Reform for Print Businesses’ webinar series will focus on the specific implications of the new law on establishments of various sizes and provide actionable takeaways for planning purposes today and going forward,” says Mark Nuzzaco, APTech Vice President, Government Affairs.

The third session, “The New Estate Tax Law, Intergenerational Transfer, or Sale of a Business,” will take place on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. ET. What are the best steps to take to make your print business appealing to a potential buyer? How can you take advantage of provisions in the new law to minimize the tax burden on heirs or other successors? Even if you currently have no plans to sell or otherwise leave your business, now is the time to optimize it.

The presenters for the webinar series include:

  • Mark Nuzzaco, Vice President, Government Affairs at APTech, who will moderate the series;
  • Edward Bortnick, Managing Partner at SKMB Public Accountants, who has broad experience with many closely held businesses, financial planning and business valuation, and knows the challenges of small business management; and,
  • Joseph Webb, Ph.D., Director of WhatTheyThink’s Economics and Research Center and President of Strategies for Management, who is highly regarded for being able to provide practical context for these topics.

APTech and WhatTheyThink also gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Stephen Entin, Senior Fellow, Tax Foundation, Washington, D.C.

The new law affects equipment purchases, business valuations for sales and investors, estate planning, and facility location, such as “opportunity zones” in many cities and towns. The final session in this series, “New International Tax Law Changes,” will take place at 2:00 p.m. ET on April 24. Registration for one session in this series provides access to all four sessions.

The webinars are specifically designed for live participation as well as archived listening. Because many tax-related decisions are complicated and can take time, APTech has ensured that participants can review the webinars whenever they need to, and also share them with members of their leadership teams and their financial advisors. Slides and audio from past installments in this series can be accessed by webinar registrants at:

For more information, and to register for the “Tax Reform for Print Businesses” webinar series, please visit:

About the Association for Print Technologies (APTechSM)
The Association for Print Technologies (formerly known as NPES), is a purpose-driven organization dedicated to supporting the entire commercial printing value chain. We believe in helping our members maximize alignment with their value chain partners to be more effective and competitive. Printing has been vital to communication for decades; today, the digital culture has heightened our industry’s complexity and reframed its relevance. APTech’s signature event — PRINT®— answers the call by bringing the boldest and brightest innovators, influencers, and newest technology together to create connections that showcase and advance our industry. For complete information about the Association, its programs, and its member companies, visit: or phone: 703/264-7200.

About WhatTheyThink
WhatTheyThink is the printing and publishing industry's leading media organization, offering a wide range of publications that deliver unbiased, real-time market intelligence, industry news, economic and trend analysis, peer-to-peer communication, and special reports on emerging technology and critical events. Special interest sections include Economics, Wide Format, Labels & Packaging, Software, Print Finishing, Textiles, and Industrial Print. WhatTheyThink hosts webinars and live events as well as providing content through a syndication program, delivering content directly to related websites. In addition, WhatTheyThink offers a wide range of lead generation and branding programs that help print- and publishing-related companies achieve business growth. For more information about partnering with WhatTheyThink, contact Eric Vessels at email: