Chapter News

San Francisco Chapter
Mourns Past President Mike Martello (December 14, 1941 - July 1, 2016)

TEI San Francisco Past President Michael Edward Martello, fondly known as Mike by most, was born on a U.S. Marine base in Quantico, Virginia. He was the eldest of six children. The family relocated to Clifton, New Jersey, in the early 1950s. He graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School… Read more »

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Atlanta Chapter
Hosts SALT CPE Event

The TEI Atlanta Chapter hosted a half-day SALT CPE event early this summer. The event, presented by PricewaterhouseCoopers, covered state tax policy trends and featured keynote speaker Lynne Riley, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Revenue. Joe Garrett, deputy commissioner of the Alabama Department of Revenue, and Frank O’Connell, general… Read more »

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Los Angeles Chapter
Celebrates 70 Years

  In late February, TEI Los Angeles Chapter members celebrated the chapter’s seventieth anniversary in style at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Grant Thornton sponsored the event for members and guests, who enjoyed private tours of the museum. “Grant Thornton is honored to sponsor TEI Los Angeles’ seventieth… Read more »

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Philadelphia and Harrisburg Chapters
Present Scholarships

A highlight of the Philadelphia and Harrisburg Chapters’ year is awarding scholarships to outstanding students from local universities. The two chapters pool their resources to maximize scholarship awards. For the 2015–16 academic year, the chapters awarded seven $2,000 scholarships. A scholarship candidate must be a junior or senior accounting or… Read more »

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San Francisco Chapter
Holds Annual Meeting

The TEI San Francisco Chapter hosted its annual meeting at the San Francisco Marriott Union Square in early June. At the meeting, there were two guest speakers, presentation of the Chapter’s Meritorious Service Award to past Chapter President Karen Bowen, and speeches by the outgoing and incoming Chapter presidents.  

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Westchester-Fairfield Chapter
Holds Annual Tax Education Day

Over sixty members and guests attended the Westchester–Fairfield Chapter’s Annual Tax Education Day in Darien, Connecticut. The event was co-sponsored by Deloitte and Jones Day. At the event, the Chapter presented a scholarship to Michael Olynick, a graduate student at Fairfield University.

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Los Angeles Chapter
Holds Annual Meeting and Tax Administrator Night

  On June 1, the TEI Los Angeles Chapter held its annual meeting and tax administrator night. The chapter hosted senior officials from the Internal Revenue Service, the Franchise Tax Board, the State Board of Equalization, and the County Office of the Assessor, as well as TEI Executive Director Eli… Read more »

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Atlanta Chapter
Hosts All-Day CPE Event

The Atlanta TEI chapter’s All-Day CPE Event on May 19 was presented by Ernst & Young at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel. During the event, several presenters covered subjects such as current topics in controversy, tax accounting, legislative and technology updates, and global tax in a BEPS world, as well… Read more »

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TEI Canada
Celebrates Fiftieth Annual Canadian Tax Conference

The Fiftieth Annual Canadian Tax Conference was held at the Château Laurier in Ottawa, May 1–4. The conference planning committee included Lynn Moen, TEI vice president for Canadian affairs (Walton Global Investments); Richard Taylor, chair of the Canadian commodity tax committee (Rogers Communications); Grant Lee, chair of the Canadian income… Read more »

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Cleveland Chapter
Awards TEI Graduate Assistantship

In April, the University of Akron hosted its annual School of Accountancy awards banquet. Master of Taxation (MAT) and juris doctor student Danielle Shaffer was awarded the TEI Cleveland Chapter Graduate Assistant Award, which provides half the tuition cost of the MAT program in exchange for the student’s assistance in… Read more »

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