Abe Lee seminar "When and How to Gift and Avoid Taxes." Learn about potential problems with the capital gains tax when giving gifts of stocks or real estate.
Seminar addresses when to give, how much to give, how gifts are taxed, who pays the tax, how to give without losing control and income.
Approved for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for certified public accountants. 9:30 to 11 a.m. June 17. 1221 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 310. Free. Call 591-4806.
Association of Information Technology Professionals monthly meeting. "Lans and Wans," by Eran Agmon of Comtest Technologies Inc. 11:30 a.m. June 18, Ala Moana Hotel.
Cost for members and students $15, nonmembers $25. Call 546-2084.
Environmental Protection Agency workshop, "The EPA and HUD Real Estate Notification and Disclosure Rule." New disclosure rule regarding information on lead-based paint hazard and its impact on how real estate is bought, sold, rented or leased. Real estate agents can learn about disclosure responsibilities. Free. Call 956-7361. 6 to 9 p.m. in Kailua-Kona, June 23, Board of Realtors Conference Room, Hillside Plaza, 76-6225 Kuakini Hwy.
Honolulu Minority Business Development Center free orientation sessions, includes individual consultation. 9 a.m. tomorrow and June 17, Grant Thornton LLP, First Hawaiian Tower, Suite 1000, 1132 Bishop St. Call 531-6232.
Microsoft Corporation and Tandem Computers co-sponsor a seminar about business-critical computer technology.
Hear about Windows NT Server and an upcoming clustering technology called "Wolfpack." 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Outrigger Prince Kuhio Hotel. Call 1-800-668-1570.
University of Hawaii-Hilo, Small Business Development Center Network workshop "Beyond the Red Tape: SBA Loans."
Learn about eligibility, preparing the application and presenting the loan package to the bank. 10 a.m. to noon June 19, Business Information and Counseling Center-West, 94-229 Waipahu Depot Road, Suite 402. Call 522-8131.
Bank of Hawaii seminar "Homeowners Guide to the Construction Process." Learn about organizing your project, selecting a builder, designing and financing the project. 6 to 8 p.m. June 18, Mililani Golf Club. Free. Call 593-2808.
Engineers and Architects of Hawaii luncheons: "A Contractor in the Senate?" by Sen. Norman Sakamoto. Friday. "Engineering for the Physically Challenged," by Keith Matsunaga. June 20. Seminars run from noon to 1 p.m. at the downtown Richards Street YWCA, Room 205. Cost for members $7.50, nonmembers $8.50. Call 539-3852.