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Atlanta Chapter
Holds Monthly Lunch Meeting

TEI’s Atlanta Chapter held its monthly lunch meeting at Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant on November 15, with presentations made by Alvarez & Marsal. The meeting covered the impact of the Multistate Tax Commission’s Arm’s-Length Adjustment Service (“ALAS”) advisory. The speakers were Brian Pedersen, managing director at Alvarez & Marsal, and… Read more »

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New York Chapter
Hosts Fifty-Third Annual Tax Symposium

On December 14, the New York Chapter hosted its Fifty-Third Annual Tax Symposium at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, once again offering members a great opportunity to network and learn. The program was heavily attended by tax executives and by IRS, state, and local representatives. The simultaneously offered… Read more »

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TEI Participates in IRS Country-by-Country Association Roundtable

On January 12, TEI Executive Director Eli Dicker and Tax Counsel Benjamin Shreck participated in a roundtable discussion of the IRS’ administration of country-by-country (CbC) reporting. The discussion focused on the CbC forms, instructions and guidance, external communication and outreach, compliance, and enforcement issues, as well as international exchange and… Read more »

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TEI Meets With State Commissioners at Federation of Tax Administrators Meeting

On January 11, TEI Tax Counsel Pilar Mata presented at the Federation of Tax Administrators’ joint new commissioners/midwinter commissioners meeting. She also met with state commissioners of revenue from around the country. Mata was invited to provide an overview of TEI’s mission, organization, and anticipated state and local tax priorities… Read more »

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TEI Urges the Multistate Tax Commission to Update Its Model Statute Governing the Reporting of Federal Income Adjustments

On December 14, 2016, TEI Tax Counsel Pilar Mata, along with Nikki Dobay of the Council on State Taxation (COST), presented at the fall meeting of the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) and urged the MTC’s uniformity committee to update its 2003 model statute governing the reporting of federal income adjustments.… Read more »

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Early Registration Now Available for the 67th TEI Midyear Conference!

The 67th Midyear Conference will take place March 19-22, 2017, at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, D.C. Take advantage of early registration rates available now through February 19. Available Discounts There are discounts available for attendees from the same organization and for first-time attendees. All discounts must be applied… Read more »

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Atlanta Chapter
Hosts 2016 Lunch Meeting

At a lunch meeting held by TEI’s Atlanta Chapter at Maggiano’s—Cumberland Mall this past fall, a presentation by Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan covered “Selected Practical and Ethical Considerations for In-House Tax Professionals” with keynote speaker Tom Cullinan, partner, Sutherland.

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Wisconsin Chapter
Service Award

The Wisconsin Chapter recently presented Janet Kreilein (right) the 2016 Chapter Meritorious Service Award. Dawn Peterson (left), who presented the award, spoke to attendees about the contributions Kreilein has made. “When I left the world of public accounting in the spring of 2004, joining TEI was at the top of… Read more »

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TEI Appointed as Member of the European Commission’s VAT Expert Group

On September 30, the European Commission reappointed TEI as a member of the VAT Expert Group for a three-year term. The VAT Expert Group was established in 2012 to “advise the Commission on the preparation of legislative acts and other policy initiatives in the field of VAT” and to “provide… Read more »

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Treasury Includes TEI Recommendations in Final Section 385 Regulations

If pleasure is the absence of pain, as one panelist suggested at TEI’s recent Annual Conference in Philadelphia, then the final Section 385 regulations, released October 13, are a welcome pleasure compared to what might have been. The final regulations, summarized in this issue’s cover feature on page 20, seem… Read more »

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