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Award Annual Scholarships
Philadelphia and Harrisburg Chapters

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. In the 2017–2018 year, they awarded six $2,000 scholarships. A scholarship candidate must be a junior or senior accounting or business major… 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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TEI Launches New Institute Brand

It’s an exciting time for TEI and its members. As the Institute looks toward the future and continues to evaluate how it can best serve members, embarking on strategic initiatives that propel the Institute forward and position TEI as the go-to organization for expert information and advisement is essential. It… Read more »

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Holds Annual Conference
Region VIII

The 2018 TEI Region VIII Annual Conference was held at the beautiful Westin Hilton Head Island Resort in South Carolina from June 6 to 10 and was attended by over 100 TEI members from sixteen chapters (some coming from as far away as Denver) and individuals from member companies. Two… Read more »

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Enjoys Day of Baseball (and CPE Credits)
Baltimore-Washington Chapter

The Baltimore-Washington Chapter recently held its annual Washington Nationals/CPE event in May. A morning of continuing professional education followed by an afternoon of baseball proved a great combination. Kevin Maillet, Baltimore-Washington Chapter president, kicked off the day with a warm welcome to all participants. PricewaterhouseCoopers followed with an excellent and… Read more »

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The New TEI Career Center

If you haven’t visited the TEI website lately, now might be a good time. On July 12, TEI officially launched the new Career Center (careers.tei.org)—the premier resource for connecting highly qualified tax professionals with career opportunities. The Career Center allows TEI members to search for and apply to more member-eligible… Read more »

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Holds Spring Federal/International Conference and Scholarship Presentation
Pittsburgh Chapter

TEI’s Pittsburgh Chapter hosted its annual federal/international all-day conference on April 18. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) sponsored and hosted the event, which is one of the Chapter’s two annual major all-day programs and complements a SALT program offered in the fall. Attendees enjoyed a sitdown luncheon, during which the Chapter awarded… Read more »

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Holds Winter Seminar
New Jersey Chapter

Getting out ahead of the four nor’easters that hit the East Coast in March, TEI’s New Jersey Chapter held its daylong winter seminar on February 23 at Meadow Wood Manor in Randolph, New Jersey. The seminar, sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP (EY), started with a robust plenary session during… Read more »

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Introducing the 2018–2019 Executive Committee

Though they won’t officially be sworn in until the Annual Meeting of Members in August, we want to introduce you to the new Executive Committee. Jim Silvestri will be the new international president; Katrina Welch, senior vice president; James Kennedy, secretary; and Mitch Trager, treasurer. The remaining members of the… Read more »

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2018–2019 Technical Committee and Task Force Chairs

TEI’s technical committees and task forces have already begun their work for the 2018–2019 year, including session planning for the Annual Conference and working on advocacy initiatives. If you are interested in joining a committee or task force, contact the chair listed here.

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