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Emerging Leader: Riny Mathai

“It’s complicated.” That buzz phrase often carries a negative connotation. But for Riny Mathai, not so much. Mathai first became interested in tax during a tax research class at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. “I liked the complexity of some of the issues… Read more »

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Breaking Down Tax for the S&P 100

President Joe Biden’s proposed tax changes include an increase to the corporate tax rate, which Congress under former President Donald Trump lowered to twenty-one percent with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Any changes Biden hopes to make likely will face a long, arduous battle… Read more »

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Acknowledgments

TEI gratefully acknowledges the support of the following firms that sponsored TEI’s Hybrid 76th Annual Conference. 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 Platinum ADP Andersen Avalara Baker McKenzie Bloomberg… Read more »

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How Automating Compliance Can Help Taxpayers in Turbulent Times

In recent years enormous numbers of legislative changes to tax policy at the local, state, and international levels have dramatically affected the corporate tax function. We wanted to learn more about how automation and technology could help taxpayers deal with these changes, so we sat down with a true expert… Read more »

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Embracing the Certainty of Change

Wow! We’ve just returned from our 76th Annual Conference at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Florida. What a special meeting! Actually, our Annual Conferences are all special, but perhaps none more so than this one—our first fully hybrid Annual Conference with hundreds of members participating virtually or in… Read more »

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Marji Gordon-Brown

When Marji Gordon-Brown was in law school, she needed an elective. Having majored in accounting as an undergraduate, she thought that taking a somewhat numbers-oriented class would not be too difficult. In that elective, Gordon-Brown says, “I had a wonderful professor, Linda Galler, who was a new, young, energetic teacher.… Read more »

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Peter Waterstreet

When Peter Waterstreet opted for an accelerated master of accountancy program, he made a critical decision: he chose the tax stem over the professional accounting and information systems stems. In making that choice, he was influenced by business law and introductory tax classes that were part of the undergraduate accounting… Read more »

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The Rise of Remote Work

According to Global Workplace Analytics, since 2009 the number of Americans who work from home has risen by 159 percent. In just the past five years, remote work has grown forty-four percent globally. Add to that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s easy to posit that remote work… Read more »

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Setting Goals

It is truly an honor to serve the members of the Institute and now to be elected your 2021–2022 TEI international president. Being international president does not just get you an extra cookie during conference breaks (although that would be nice) but something much more important—a chance to interact with… Read more »

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