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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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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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