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Turney P. Berry of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP, Louisville, To Deliver Keynote Presentation

Turney Berry

Turney P. Berry is a nationally recognized leader in the areas of estate and business planning, estate and trust administration, and charitable giving and tax-exempt organizations. He leads Wyatt, Tarrant and Combs’ Trusts, Estates & Personal Planning Service Team; he also serves on the Firm’s Executive Committee.

Mr. Berry is scheduled to address the topic of Estate and Family Business Planning on Day One of the Institute. This presentation reviews successful strategies to minimize taxes and pay for those that remain, encourage orderly leadership changes, compensate owners and non-owners, and take steps to position a business for future success. Both tax and non-tax aspect of various strategies are discussed, including involve the family’s charitable objectives where applicable.

Limited Walk-in Tickets Available

Available tickets for walk-ins are limited!  If you are planning to register as a walk-in participant, please phone the Program Manager, 402-483-4234  by Dec. 1, to add your name to a walk-in list.

The Institute

The Great Plains Federal Tax Institute is a continuing education conference for attorneysCPAslife insurance and other tax professionals. Each year, the Institute assembles subject matter experts from the around nation.

2021 Institute

Dec. 2-3, 2021
​​​​​​​Embassy Suites - Downtown/Old Market
555 South 10th Street
Omaha, Nebraska

Highlights for 2021

  • Two hours from keynote presenter Turney P. Berry, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, Nashville, on Estate and Family Business Planning
  • Special presentation by Charles A. Redd, Stinson LLP, St. Louis, on Basis Consistency and Generating Step-Up
  • A review of current developments in income, estate, and gift taxes
  • By popular demand, an extended presentation on current tax issues and planning opportunities for farmers
  • Nebraska and Iowa State tax and economic development
  • A view from the Beltway on Biden/Congress Tax Policy
  • Two hours of practical and informative ethics
  • A look at the effects of the Pandemic on the State’s economic tax policy consideration

COVID-19 Precautions

COVID-19 precautions will be taken and will comply with any directed health measures (DHMs) that may be in place on the dates of the event.

Registration Information

Registration Desk

Registration for the Institute is located in the first floor Ballroom area and begins at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 2. The registration desk will open at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, December 3.

Registration Fees

The pre-registration fee paid by November 10 is $490. The fee is $385 for first time attendees. The standard fee is $550 between November 11 and November 22. The fees include all materials and outlines (accessible online), Thursday and Friday luncheons, and refreshment breaks.

The deadline for all levels of registration is November 22, 2021; however, walk-in registrations will be accepted on December 2 for a fee of $610. Access to electronic course materials will be provided to walk-in registrants on site.

Other Payment Options

If you wish to pay with a firm’s check, only for multiple registrants, contact the Program Manager, or (402) 483-4234.


Registration fees are refunded, minus a $125 cancellation fee, if request is received in writing by Monday, November 22, 2021.

No refunds are made after this date. Access to electronic course materials will be provided.

2021 Exhibitors

Reception Sponsor

The Great Plains Federal Tax Institute thanks HUB for sponsoring the Thursday evening reception