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Taxation Committee Meeting
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Hyatt Regency Boston
One Ave de Lafayette Boston, MA 02111 UNITED STATES
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    We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the EEI Taxation Committee Meeting to be held at The Hyatt Regency Boston, June 23-26, 2019 in Boston, MA.  Attached is a copy of a preliminary agenda. 

    Registration Fee

     

     

     

     

     

    ·       Advance registration is required. The registration fee is  $875  per attendee.

    ·       Registration and payment are due by Friday, June 7, 2019.

    ·       Cancellations received on or before June 7, 2019 will be refunded in full.  NO REFUNDS will be given after June 7, 2019, to cover the cost of unfilled function guarantees.  Substitutes are welcome.

    ·       As is customary, the fee is waived for honorary members.

    Venue and Accommodations

     

    Hotel Reservation Cut-off Date:  5-31-19

     

    Hyatt Regency Boston ROOM BLOCK SOLD OUT!

    Below is a list of hotels within a ten minute walk from the Hyatt Regency Boston. (Please note that EEI has no negotiated room rates with any of the hotels):

    Hotel

    Address

    Phone number

    Distance from Hyatt Regency Boston

    Est. Rate (excluding Taxes) June 23rd-June 26th

    Godfrey Hotel

    505 Washington Street

    617-804-2000

    1 Block away from Entrance

    $562.00

    The W

    100 Stuart Street

    617-261-8700

    4 Blocks from Entrance

    $537.00

    Revere Hotel

    200 Stuart Street

    617-482-1800

    5 Blocks from Entrance

    $555.00

    Omni Parker Hotel

    60 School Street

    617-227-8600

    9 Blocks from Entrance

    $617.00

    Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel

    90 Tremont Street

    617-772-5800

    7 Blocks from Entrance

    $417.00

    Hyatt Centric Faneuil Hall

    54-68 Devonshire Street

    617-720-1234

    8 Blocks from the Entrance

    $405.00

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    Hyatt Regency Boston 
    ROOM BLOCK SOLD OUT!
    One Avenue de Lafayette, Boston, MA 02111     Phone:  617-912-1234

    Group Rate: 
    $309.00/night, plus state and local taxes. 

    ·       The reservation cut-off date is Friday, May 31 to receive the discounted group rate.  After that date, the discounted rate will no longer apply and is subject to availability at the prevailing rate.

    ·       Check-in time is 4:00 pm and Check-out time is 12:00 pm.

    ·       Cancellation policy:  72 hours prior to check-in to avoid a one-night fee.

    ·       Early departure fee:  One night’s room charge plus tax.

    ·       Destination fee of $20 ($22.89 with tax) will apply to each night of your stay.  The fee includes: complimentary bottled water (2), $10 food credit for lunch and dinner periods, complimentary cup of Boston Clam chowder in Avenue One, Premium Wi-Fi upgrade, keepsake Boston magnet and more. 

    Presentations and Handouts

     

    We will upload the PDF files to the EEI Taxation Committee Meeting web site where you can download the files to your laptop, smartphone or tablet and/or you can print and bring them to the meeting as no paper handouts/presentations will be provided.

    Social Functions

     

    Sunday Reception --- Sponsored by:  PowerPlan, Inc.  

    ·       Please join us at the Sunday evening Reception. As always, the reception is well-attended and provides an excellent opportunity to connect and network with fellow members in the industry in a relaxed environment.

    Recommended Spouse Activities---On your own  

    ·       Please see the attached recommended list of things to do on your own in Boston.


    Monday Group T
    our and
    Dinner:  New England Aquarium --- Sponsored by:  Regulated Capital Consultants (RCC)

    ·       The New England Aquarium holds one of the largest ocean-reef tanks in the world and with exhibits covering every sea creature imaginable. It’s definitely a must for anyone curious about life under and around the sea. Its glass-and-steel exterior is constructed to mimic fish scales. Inside the main facility you'll see penguins, sea otters, sharks, and other exotic sea creatures—more than 30,000 animals, with 800 different species. 

    Monday and Tuesday Breakfasts --- Sponsored by:  Lucasys 

    Transportation

     

     

     

     

     

    ·       Logan International Aiport is 20 minutes away from the hotel.  Please visit their website for transportation, flight and parking information http://www.massport.com/logan-airport.

    ·       Taxi cabs are located on the Arrivals Level of the airport and the cost is $25-30 one way.

    ·       You may request a ride with Uber and Lyft by connecting to their rideshare apps.  More information can be found on their websites at:
    Uber:
    https://www.uber.com/airports
    Lyft: https://www.lyft.com/airports

    Discount Travel

    ·       Discounts are available to delegates of EEI member companies, international affiliates and associates, as well as to spouses and guests, traveling to EEI-sponsored meetings:

    ·       Avis Rent-A-Car​ - 2019 Discount Code: A775499

    CPE Notification (form will be posted on the meeting web site soon)

    Recommended CPE credits: 13 Hours---CPE certificates will be emailed to attendees 4 - 6 weeks following the event.

    If you need the certificate sooner, send a request to iybadlit@ee.org

    Member Problems (form attached)

    If you have any member problems associated with tax department administration,  utility income taxes, corporate tax reform, net operating losses, repairs or other IRS audit or tax accounting issues, please fill out the Member Problems Form and ask specific questions.

    Send the form or your questions/concerns directly to Mark Agnew at
    magnew@eei.org before Monday, June 17, 2019.

    Important Tax Info

    For federal income tax purposes, $681.00 of your registration fee is allocated to meals and entertainment.  This information is being provided to you to comply with the tax reform law requirements.

    Attire

    Business casual to all meeting functions including the Monday group dinner.