Institute News

TEI Holds Congressional Liaison Meetings

TEI officially returned to Capitol Hill, May 1–2, 2019, for the Institute’s first set of congressional liaison meetings since the late 1990s. Over two days, a delegation of TEI members and Institute staff met with the majority and minority staffs of each chamber’s tax writing committee—the House Committee on Ways… Read more »

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Introducing the 2019–2020 Executive Committee

Even though they won’t officially be sworn in until the Annual Members/Board of Directors meeting in August, we want to introduce you to the new executive committee. Katrina Welch will be the new international president; James Kennedy, senior vice president; Mitch Trager, secretary; and Wayne Monfries, treasurer. The remaining members… Read more »

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2019–2020 Technical Committee and Task Force Chairs

TEI’s technical committees and task forces have already begun their work for the 2019–2020 year, including session planning for the Annual Conference, working on advocacy initiatives, and more. If you are interested in joining a committee or task force, contact the chair listed here.

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TEI’s Chief Tax Counsel to Lead U.K. Branch Office

Effective June 25, 2019, Patrick Evans, TEI’s chief tax counsel and corporate counsel, will relocate to Manchester, United Kingdom, to establish a TEI branch office there. TEI’s U.K. branch will serve as a key springboard for further developing TEI’s three pillars—education, networking, and advocacy—in the U.K. and throughout the Europe,… Read more »

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Time to Renew Your Membership!

Membership dues invoices were mailed in March to all TEI members. Annual dues remain a tremendous bargain at $275. The most convenient way to renew is online: go to www.tei.org, sign in with your email and password, and click the “Time to Renew” link. If the link does not appear,… Read more »

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Canadian Liaison Meeting Responses

Each year, a delegation of TEI members meets with representatives from the Canada Revenue Agency and the Canada Department of Finance. At these liaison meetings, Canadian officials respond to questions posed by TEI members on a wide range of important tax law, policy, and administration issues. The Canada Revenue Agency recently… Read more »

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New Member Categories

Since TEI’s founding in 1944, its core mission to support in-house tax professionals has remained constant. The community of tax professionals it serves has expanded geographically, demographically, and substantively. Over the last seventy-five years, TEI has regularly adapted to meet the needs of its members through innovating its educational curricula,… Read more »

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Mark Your Calendars—and Register Now!

Registration is open for the following continuing education programs. Visit tei.org for preliminary program and registration information. Tax and Tax Technology Seminar, February 26–27, 2019, San Mateo, CA TEI’s 69th Midyear Conference—Navigating the TCJA Regulatory Framework: Questions & Quandaries, March 31–April 3, 2019, Washington, D.C. Audits and Appeals Seminar, May 20–23,… Read more »

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2019–2020 Membership Dues

Without question, the benefits of your TEI membership and the return on investment you receive in terms of educational programming, advocacy, and networking are without equal in the tax marketplace. Educational programs presented at the chapter, regional, and Institute levels feature best-in-class instructors delivering technical and practical insights on timely… Read more »

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In Memoriam: Paul Schaffhausen

David McCullough, the eminent biographer and historian, said, “Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.” If that observation is correct, Paul Schaffhausen was a true success—in so many ways, on so many levels. Paul Schaffhausen, a TEI member of forty-two years, and retired assistant vice… Read more »

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