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Tax implications of loyalty programs, daily deals and employee discounts


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Throughout the year, but especially during the holiday season, businesses offer an onslaught of promotions, discounts and deal redemptions. Whether you are a retailer driving consumer sales or a manufacturer offering employee deals, these special incentives can help boost sales…but they also create tax challenges.

This webcast will cover the various tax implications connected to these programs and discounts. Our discussion will include:

  • Federal income recognition risks and compliance
  • Notable variations to state income recognition, including how price and cost are valued
  • Tax treatment considerations for different discount program types
  • Additional tax concerns related to promotion pricing and deferred purchases

Learning objectives

This webcast will provide participants with a practical understanding of the tax implications related to loyalty programs, daily deals, employee discounts and other similar programs.


Carol Lapidus, Consumer Products Industry Practice Leader

Christian Wood, Principal, Washington National Tax

Catherine Del Re, Partner, State and Local Tax


Who should attend?
Consumer products industry CFOs, finance directors, and tax directors.

CPE credit: 1

Fee: Complimentary

More information:
Contact Allison Quattlander at 704.442.3838.