Author: Tax Executive Staff

Acknowledgments

print this article

TEI gratefully acknowledges the support of the following firms sponsoring TEI’s 2022 Tax Technology Seminar. Their financial support enables TEI to maintain a rich program of value-added education, networking, and advocacy activities for the in-house tax community. Exclusive Affinity Partner Thomson Reuters Alteryx BDO Bloomberg Tax & Accounting CFO Services… Read more »

Daniel Smith
Silicon Valley Chapter

print this article

Where do you think the president of TEI’s Silicon Valley Chapter works? If you guessed Google, you’d be right—as long as you didn’t google it first. Daniel Smith, head of the Silicon Valley Chapter since July 2021, has successfully navigated pandemic concerns in the months since assuming the presidency of…

Continuing Education Calendar

print this article

2022 Tax Technology Seminar May 2–3 San Francisco, CA TEI Region 1 Virtual 54th Canadian Tax Conference May 2–3 Virtual TEI Region 9 Virtual Conference May 11 Virtual TEI Region 10 42nd Annual Conference May 16–18 La Jolla, CA TEI Region 8 Annual Conference Event June 8–12 Hilton Head Island,… Read more »

Mary Jones

print this article

Can tax be a refuge from other academic pursuits? For Mary Jones, director of benefits taxation at Microsoft Corporation, it was. “I fell into the tax space as I was trying to escape litigation and employment law and found the benefits group at an employment law firm with which I… Read more »

TAA in 2022

print this article

Last fall, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants released results from a survey about tax analytics and automation (TAA). The survey aimed to gather data about and insights into the benefits, applications, integration, obstacles, and regulatory environment surrounding TAA technologies. Although it appears that the in-house tax… Read more »

You’ve Been Served: Defending Against a State Tax Class Action
Are you prepared for this rising threat to your business?

print this article

An email comes from the general counsel: your company has been sued by a customer who alleges that the company systematically overcharges sales tax.1 The complaint—the legal document that starts the lawsuit—contains multiple counts for various violations of state statutes and common law doctrines and demands damages, attorney’s fees, and…

In Memoriam: Charles W. Shewbridge III

print this article

“Sometimes, everything comes together.” That tagline from a turn-of-the century Volkswagen commercial was how Charles W. Shewbridge III, TEI’s 1999–2000 international president, chose to open the annual report that summarized his year in office. Shewbridge, who died in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, on February 3, was a forty-year member of… Read more »

Are There Any Tax Incentives Left for the Energy Industry?
Let’s face it—multiple challenges confront the industry

print this article

The US energy industry has faced many challenges in its history, from boom-and-bust oil prices to pressures from overseas oil producers to domestic government regulations. Today the industry continues to confront its share of challenges, including pressures to transition from fossil fuels to alternative renewable energy sources such as wind,…