Author: Tax Executive Staff

TEI Roundtable No. 35: Enforcement in 2021—and Beyond
What can taxpayers realistically expect?

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There’s a new sheriff in D.C., but what does that mean for taxpayers in terms of enforcement? That’s a difficult question. As you might expect, we convened a roundtable of some of the most notable forecasters in the tax space to discuss this issue, including Brad Pees, lead tax controversy…

TEI Meets With State Commissioners at Federation of Tax Administrators Meeting

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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 »

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

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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 »

Emerging Leader: Michell Rodriguez

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For many people, Costco is their favorite store. For Michell Rodriguez, it’s her favorite (and current) employer, and she appreciates working there as much as if not more than customers enjoy shopping there. Here’s how Rodriguez, director of corporate tax, describes working at Costco: “I work for and with really… Read more »

Change — It’s Everywhere

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No matter who said it first—Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher, or someone else—the message remains true to this very day: The only real constant is change. In the tax world, change is everywhere, in international tax policy developments, administrative and regulatory reorganizations, and expansion of financial reporting regimes, not to mention… Read more »

Baltimore–Washington Chapter
Awards Scholarships at Washington Nationals Game

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At its annual Tax Education/Washington Nationals Baseball Game event in early May, the Baltimore–Washington TEI Chapter awarded $10,000 in scholarships to students pursuing a Master of Science in Taxation (MST) degree at American University in Washington, D.C., and the University of Baltimore, School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland. TEI scholarships…

Nebraska Chapter
Hosts Eighth Annual Chapter Meeting

In early November, the Nebraska TEI Chapter hosted its eighth annual TEI Chapter Meeting. Nearly 150 professionals registered for the full-day event, and the chapter welcomed Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts to provide the opening presentation. The event included six additional sessions and a two-hour ethics session, allowing attendees to earn…

Atlanta Chapter
Hosts Luncheons and Half-Day Event

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  The Atlanta Chapter hosted its first monthly luncheon of the 2015–16 year in late September at Maggiano’s in Cumberland. Representing Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP (DHG) and serving as guest speakers were Don Dismuke, tax partner in Atlanta, and Phil Laminack, tax manager in Atlanta. Their presentation addressed recent developments…