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San Francisco Chapter
Mourns Passing of Past President

Donald “Don” W. Clark, former senior director of taxation at Transamerica Corporation and longtime TEI member, died on May 4, 2017. He passed away peacefully in his home at age 82. Don was born on March 5, 1935, in Thermopolis, Wyoming, and grew up in Wyoming and Montana. He received… Read more »

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Introducing the 2017–2018 Executive Committee

TEI’s Annual Meeting on August 8 included the swearing in of the Institute’s 2017–2018 officers and the transition to the new Executive Committee. Robert Howren is the new international president; James Silvestri, senior vice president; Katrina Welch, secretary; and James Kennedy, treasurer. The remaining members of the Executive Committee are:… Read more »

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Atlanta Chapter
Holds Full-Day CPE Event

TEI’s Atlanta Chapter held a full-day CPE event on May 18 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Convention Center. The event, which Ernst & Young sponsored, began with a tax accounting update presented by Matt Tisdel and Adam Bean. Steve Skor then presented on the new Section 987 regulations.… Read more »

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Buffalo-Niagara Chapter
Holds Networking Event

The Buffalo-Niagara Chapter held a fun networking event after its June CPE meeting. Attendees went on the Buffalo River History Tour to learn more about the old grain mills and how Buffalo became known as the Queen City. (You’ll just have to take the tour to find out why.) It… Read more »

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Region I
Holds Fifty-First Annual Canadian Tax Conference

The Fifty-First Annual Canadian Tax Conference was held at the Château Laurier in Ottawa from May 8 to 10. The conference planning committee comprised Steve Perron of CGI Group, who is TEI’s vice president for Canadian affairs; David Card of Enbridge, chair of the Canadian commodity tax committee; and Paul… Read more »

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Region VIII
Holds 2017 Annual Conference

The 2017 TEI Region VIII Annual Conference was held from June 7 to 10 at the beautiful Westin Hilton Head Island Resort. The conference was attended by 110 TEI members, thirty-five speakers, many sponsors, and family members. TEI members came from chapters as far away as Orange County, California; Indiana; New Jersey;… Read more »

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TEI Members Hold Inaugural Liaison Meeting With FASB

On March 30, 2017, members of TEI’s financial reporting committee met with a delegation of Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) members and staff, marking the first face-to-face meeting between TEI and the FASB and accomplishing an Institute goal spearheaded by TEI’s current international president, Janice Lucchesi. The TEI group, led… Read more »

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San Francisco Chapter
Holds Its Annual IRS Day in February at Golden Gate University

The San Francisco Chapter of TEI held its annual IRS Day on Wednesday, February 22, at Golden Gate University in San Francisco. The IRS panel included Kimberly Edwards, director, western compliance practice area; Jolanta Sander, director, field operations west, cross borders activities; and Gloria Sullivan, director, financial institutions and products.… Read more »

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Atlanta Chapter
Holds Monthly Lunch Meeting

The Atlanta Chapter’s monthly lunch meeting on March 21, presented by Dixon Hughes Goodman at Maggiano’s Little Italy, covered various Financial Accounting Standards Board updates for revenue recognition and leases. The speaker was Paul Lundy, partner at Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLC.   Also, Chiquita Edwards of the Atlanta Chapter presented… Read more »

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South Carolina Permits Reporting of Federal Income Adjustments Based on TEI Policy Statement

On December 8, 2016, the South Carolina Department of Revenue issued SC Revenue Procedure #16-1, which addresses how corporations may report federal income tax adjustments made by the Internal Revenue Service. Generally, corporations may report corrections or changes to a previously filed South Carolina return by filing an amended South… Read more »

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