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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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Chicago Chapter
Ladder Up Joins Forces With TEI

This year the Chicago Chapter teamed with local nonprofit Ladder Up and the Tax Assistance Program to provide tax assistance to low-income families in the greater Chicagoland area. TEI invited employees and board members of Ladder Up to speak at a few Chapter meetings to introduce the organization and its… Read more »

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Pittsburgh Chapter
Joint Meeting With Allegheny Tax Society and Pittsburgh Tax Club

The Pittsburgh Chapter of TEI, the Allegheny Tax Society, and the Pittsburgh Tax Club recently held their annual meeting. Once a year the three clubs come together for an event that allows TEI members to network with their tax counterparts from Pittsburgh-area law and CPA firms. The speaker this year… Read more »

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San Francisco Chapter
In Memoriam: Bryant C. Blewett

Bryant Calvin Blewett, aged seventy-six, died on January 24. He had been in declining health for the past several years. Born March 9, 1940, in Helena, Montana, he graduated from Montana State University with a degree in business and accepted a position with the Internal Revenue Service in San Francisco.… 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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TEI’s European Indirect Tax Committee

On January 31, members of TEI’s European Indirect Tax Committee met at Baker McKenzie’s Paris offices to discuss committee business and attend sessions led by Thierry Vialaneix, Baker McKenzie senior counsel, regarding European value-added tax issues.    

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Atlanta Chapter

SALT Committee Breakfast Meeting PricewaterhouseCoopers presented at the SALT Committee breakfast meeting of TEI’s Atlanta Chapter, held in February at the Piedmont Driving Club. The topic was “Converging Megatrends That Drive Tax Reform and How This Can Impact State and Local Tax.” The PwC speakers included Oscar Teunissen, strategy leader… Read more »

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TEI Advocates Updating State Statutes Governing the Reporting of Federal Income Adjustments at the National Conference of State Legislatures Meeting

On January 14, TEI Tax Counsel Pilar Mata, along with Fred Nicely and Nikki Dobay of the Council on State Taxation (COST) and Tom Shimkin of the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC), presented at the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Task Force on State and Local Taxation. The panel discussed… Read more »

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