TEI Regions VI and VII held the annual TEI/IRS Liaison Meeting on May 16, 2019. ExxonMobil graciously hosted the event in Spring, Texas, at its state-of-the-art 385-acre campus. Nineteen IRS personnel and thirty-four TEI members attended the event. IRS panelists included Gloria Sullivan, IRS director, Western Compliance Practice Area; John… Read more »
A highlight of the TEI Philadelphia and Harrisburg Chapters’ year is awarding scholarships to outstanding students from local universities. The two chapters pool their resources to maximize scholarship awards. In the just-ended 2018–2019 year, they awarded seven $2,000 scholarships.A scholarship candidate must be a junior or senior accounting or business… Read more »
The Baltimore-Washington Chapter recently held its annual Washington Nationals/CPE event at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. A morning of continuing professional education followed by an afternoon of baseball proved a winning combination. Tom Frazier, chapter president, and his team organized and coordinated the day’s activities. Frazier personally greeted each participant arriving… Read more »
TEI’s Nebraska Chapter held a full-day CPE/CLE event at the Scott Conference Center in Omaha on April 23. Matt Gareau and Tim Davis from Deloitte’s Washington National Tax office presented on “Fundamentals of Consolidated Federal Taxes,” designed to provide basic federal taxation knowledge for tax professionals. The event drew over… Read more »
TEI’s Pittsburgh Chapter recently hosted its Annual Federal/International All-Day Conference. This event is one of two major all-day programs the chapter holds each year and complements a SALT program that took place in the fall. Attendees were treated to a full sit-down luncheon during which Deloitte, this year’s sponsor, presented a technology-focused… Read more »
The TEI Carolinas Chapter held its spring meeting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on March 1. In addition to the educational program, Carolinas Chapter president Craig Puno presented the chapter’s Meritorious Service Award to Marcus Shore, director of federal tax at Duke Energy.
In connection with the TEI Detroit Chapter’s February meeting, interim chapter president Kathy Castillo bestowed the past president’s plaque and pin on Mary Lewis in recognition of her service to the chapter during the 2017–2018 year.
The number fifty-five had a double meaning in New York City on December 6—it marked not only the fifty-fifth time that TEI’s New York Chapter held its annual tax symposium, but also the chapter’s celebration of the fifty-five years that Peter Faber of McDermott Will & Emery has served the tax community. A longtime contributor to the chapter’s state and local tax (SALT) activities, and… Read more »