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Insurable Risk vs. Business Risk

Registration Deadline: May 9, 2016 | Class: May 10, 2016 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

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Western Region Captive Insurance Conference and ICCIE Partner to Present –

“Insurable Risk vs. Business Risk”

ICCIE Webinar and Live Panel — Live from the Western Region Captive Insurance Conference

1 CPE credit is available for the completion of this teleconference.

Registration Deadline: Monday, May 9, 2016
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Time: 1:15 – 2:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE) and the Western Region Captive Insurance Conference (WRCIC) proudly present a joint webinar and panel presentation for all ICCIE participants and Western Region Captive Insurance Conference attendees. A survey of recent developments in the area of insurance risk versus non-insurable risks. We will discuss the recent case rulings including the Tax Court’s Opinion in R.V.I. Guaranty v. Commissioner, as well as some of the historical rulings that are shaping current developments. We will also discuss current IRS positions taken in audits and issues raised by IRS auditors regarding insurance risk, including interview questions, information document requests and summonses issued during insurance controversies.


Benjamin Peeler.

Ben Peeler has over 17 years of tax experience specializing in federal tax, controversy and procedure. He focuses on tax controversy areas relating to business, estate and gift tax, employment tax and other various tax matters. He represents clients before the IRS in a variety of tax-related issues.

Ben has also represented the IRS before the United States Tax Court as an IRS Special Trial Attorney handling large case and specially designated tax case issues, including captive insurance and various abusive tax shelter cases. He worked as an attorney for the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, and has led and instructed groups of attorneys, revenue agents and revenue officers through various procedures. Currently, Ben leads Eide Bailly’s IRS Practices & Procedures as a federal tax, controversy and procedure specialist. He is a member of Eide Bailly’s National Tax Office team.

Ben is a member of the AICPA, the UACPA, and holds a CPA license in Texas. He is also a member of the Texas Bar and the California Bar. Ben received his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Utah, his LL.M. in Taxation from the Golden Gate University School of Law, and his JD from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco.


Kacie Dillon

Kacie Dillon represents clients in all aspects of federal and state tax controversy matters, including business and gift/estate tax audits, and captive insurance tax matters. Mrs. Dillon has notable tax litigation experience. Most recently, Mrs. Dillon was lead counsel in the first litigated 831(b) captive insurance case tried in the United States Tax Court. Currently, Mrs. Dillon represents several captive insurance companies related to IRS matters including audit defense, settlement negotiations and litigation.

Kacie’s Bar admissions include: State Bar of Arizona; State Bar of Nebraska; United States Tax Court; United States District Court, District of Arizona; and Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Mrs. Dillon has been involved in several significant trials, including:

  • Benyamin and Orna Avrahami v. Commissioner, Dkt. 17594-13, pending decision. (First litigated 831(b) captive insurance case)
  • Feedback Insurance v. Commissioner, Dkt. 18274-13, Full concession of proposed tax and penalties. (831(b) captive insurance company)
  • Scott and Debra Householder v. Commissioner, Dkt. 9150-10, 6541-12, pending decision. (Horse business vs. hobby)

Mrs. Dillon received her B.A. in accounting from Nebraska Wesleyan University, and was awarded her JD with Distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Law. She was named one of the Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2015 & 2016. She is currently the Chair-Elect of the State Bar of Arizona, Tax Section. She also volunteers at the Low Income Tax Clinic, representing taxpayers in U.S. Tax Court.



Registration: Participants may attend this seminar in one of the following methods; VOIP webconference OR live in person at WRCIC.  Please note this seminar will not be accessible by phone, if you have any questions contact the ICCIE office prior to registration.

Attending via webconference (voip access only):

  • To register, click here or phone 1-866-60-ICCIE (1-866-60-42243)
  • Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
  • Time: 1:15 – 2:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time
  • Location: internet (detailed instructions e-mailed prior to webconference)
  • Credit: One CE credit for ACI graduates and one teleconference credit for designation students
  • Fees:

    $135 per attendee

    $100 per ACI designation graduate

    $100 per attendee from companies with employees enrolled in ICCIE

    $100 per ICCIE modular student

    $90 per Alumni Association member

    Designation students- this offering fulfills a teleconference requirement

  • Payment may be made via check, Visa, Mastercard, or American Express, by Monday, May 9, 2016.
  • Registrants will receive a receipt of payment and confirmation of their registration from the ICCIE office. Participants will be e-mailed PDF materials by Monday, May 9, 2016 to accompany the webinar.
  • Designation students- this offering fulfills a teleconference requirement. To register, contact the ICCIE office at info@iccie.org or 802-651-9050.

Attending in person:

  • Please register directly with Western Region Captive Insurance Conference (click here)
  • Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
  • Time: 1:15 – 2:30 p.m. EDT  (10:15 – 11:30 Arizona Time)
  • Location: Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch. Arizona
  • Credit: In order to receive teleconference or continuing education credit participants MUST sign-in on the attendance sheet provided during the seminar.


To earn teleconference credit please attend the event in its entirety.

  • This program qualifies for one continuing education credit through NASBA and for ACI designation graduates.
  • If attending in person you must sign-in on the attendance sheet presented during the seminar.
  • If attending via webconference you must provide your name upon entering the seminar.
  • Again, all participants must attend the seminar in its entirety to receive credit.


If your schedule changes and you will not be able to attend the event please contact ICCIE Office, info@iccie.org by Tuesday, May 3, 2016 to cancel. Please note, a seminar attendee who cancels a registration within seven days of the event will not be granted a refund.

For further details please contact at ICCIE at 802-651-9050

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