Live Q&A with CLA: Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021

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Thursday, February 11, 2021
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (EST)
Zoom link will be provided after registration.

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Live Q& A with CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021

CLA is sponsoring and will deliver an informative on-demand session on the topic of Economic Relief Provisions and the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021.

In this session CLA experts will cover how stimulus provided in the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021 could provide economic relief to your business. 

They will identify the latest changes to the Paycheck Protection Program, including first and second draw loans, employee retention credits, and other cash flow considerations.

Watch the on-demand session below and come prepared to talk to the experts live
on February 11, 2021

For More Information:

Audrey Imes
Audrey Imes
Chapter Development & Marketing Coordinator Women in Manufacturing (216)503-5700x168

Meet Our Expert Panelists


Virginia Harn is a Principal with CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) and she leads the CLA/WiM initiative. Virginia has 34 years of experience specializing in tax, tax compliance, and tax planning for privately owned manufacturing businesses and their owners. She works closely with small to mid-sized business owners serving as their business and personal tax advisor. Virginia collaborates with the various CLA internal resources to meet the business needs of the client as well as a team player with the attorney, banker, investment advisor and other outside professionals in forwarding the client's goals. Virginia served ten years as an adjunct professor for the University of Minnesota Master of Business Taxation (MBT)  graduate program. She currently serves on the national Board of Director’s for the Women in Manufacturing trade association and serves as Chair of the Board for  the WiM Minnesota Chapter.    


Jennifer Rohen is a Principal with CliftonLarsonAllen who leads the Business Incentives Consulting Practice for CLA.  She has over 20 years of experience assisting clients who are making human and tangible capital investments to reduce their cost of capital and increase return on investment by identifying Federal, State, and Local strategies that include Work Opportunity Tax Credits, payroll tax credits, property and sales tax incentives, employment tax rebates, and various grants. Jen’s experience in specializing in prospective state tax benefits, with a focus on credits and incentives helps clients choose among different locations and realize the total impact of a location decision with regard to the tax and related financial implications. This involves working with state agencies and local municipalities in connection with negotiating incentive packages. The benefit packages typically include financing assistance and grants, ITC, WOTC, TIFs, and other in-kind benefits. Jen has worked with over 1000 clients in her career as a specialist.


Principal Susan S. Roberts enhances CLA’s corporate leadership through her extensive knowledge and experience providing customized solutions for manufacturing and distribution enterprises, along with serial entrepreneurs. With an ability to assess important aspects of external and internal financial reporting needs---and to gauge their impact on efficiencies and productivity---Susan’s agile interaction and absolute attention to detail are invaluable. 

She has a remarkable depth of understanding of each industry and more than 25 years in public accounting, providing a particular penchant for strategic consulting on corporate taxation, entity selection, and multi-state taxation issues. Serving CFOs in mid-size companies, Susan capitalizes on her talents ranging from tax planning and avoidance to acquisition and divesture structuring. She works in multiple areas of income tax planning and advises companies regarding entity selection, as well. By providing tax planning and consulting to serial entrepreneurs, she has an extensive knowledge with regards to high net worth individuals, filing in multiple states.


Leslie is a principal in CLA’s Managing Principal of Industry Tax and part of the manufacturing industry for the Indianapolis office. Leslie has more than thirteen years of experience in public accounting, specializing in tax services for multi-state and multinational C corporations, S corporations, and partnerships. She also has significant experience with tax provision preparation (ASC 740) and documentation of uncertain tax issues and positions (FIN 48). Leslie also has experience working with companies with tax structuring of M&A transactions.

Leslie has been a speaker on several tax technical topics, including teaching the firm's annual Tax Advisor Update, tax merger and acquisition topics, and tax credit and incentive areas.