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David E. Bowers Serves as Featured Speaker of The Florida Bar Tax Section’s 2023 Directors’ Meeting

Jones Foster Tax Shareholder and Board Member David E. Bowers, LL.M., served as a featured speaker at The Florida Bar Tax Section’s 2023 Directors’ Meeting in New Orleans.

David, a past Chair of The Florida Bar Tax Section, was among 9 other former Tax Section Chairs who presented at the continuing legal education (CLE) program “Hot Topics With the Past Chairs—An Intimate Conversation.” He served as the program chair and is an Executive Council member.

David’s presentation covered the SECURE Act 2.0, which was signed into law on Dec. 29, 2022. He discussed the new legislation which includes 92 provisions designed to increase the number of Americans saving for retirement, as well as the size of their nest eggs. The provisions focus on expanding coverage, increasing retirement savings, and clarifying retirement plan rules.

Jones Foster Tax Shareholder and Board Member David Bowers, third from left, poses with former chairs of The Florida Bar Tax Section at the annual Directors' Meeting at the JW Marriott in New Orleans.

A Florida Bar Board Certified Tax attorney, David has more than 30 years of experience in complex tax, trusts and estates, and business planning. He has extensive experience in estate planning, pension and profit-sharing plans, non-qualified deferred compensation plans, and business transactions.

David is a member of The Florida Bar Tax Section’s Long Range Planning Committee, Co-Chair of the section’s Law College Scholarships Committee, Chair of the Employee Benefits Subcommittee of the Taxation of Business Organizations/Individuals Committee, and the LL.M. Liaison for the University of Florida. He was awarded the Gerald T. Hart Outstanding Florida Tax Attorney of the Year Award in 2016 by The Florida Bar in recognition of his major contributions to the advancement of the practice of tax law and commitment to the highest standards of competence and integrity.

In addition to his leadership roles with the Tax Section, David is Chair of the Florida Tax Institute and is a past Chair of The Florida Bar’s Tax Law Certification Committee and the Palm Beach Tax Institute.

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