Roundtable

TEI Roundtable No. 34: International Tax Issues and the Global Pandemic

No area of tax has escaped the influence of the global pandemic, and that certainly includes international tax, the theme of this issue of Tax Executive. But what exactly has the impact of COVID-19 been, and what is likely to be its impact throughout 2021? To take a deeper dive… Read more »

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TEI Roundtable No. 33: Leveraging IT for State Tax Departments During the Pandemic

It’s difficult enough to manage state tax departments in “normal” times. But imagine if you had to do it in a pandemic. No imagination necessary anymore, of course. It’s as real as it gets, and we wanted to find out what this “new normal” has really been like, so, not… Read more »

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TEI Roundtable No. 32: Working and Managing Tax Departments Remotely

Today, as a result of COVID-19, the words remote and virtual are omnipresent and ubiquitous. And, yes, those words are very familiar now to those who toil in the tax industry. As you know by now, TEI’s Annual Meeting this year was virtual, and, not surprisingly, one of the most… Read more »

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TEI Roundtable No. 31: Research and Experimentation Credits
Unraveling research, risk, documentation, and litigation

After COVID-19 forced the cancellation of TEI’s 70th Midyear Conference in March, we explored different ways to deliver content to our members and meet their continuing professional education (CPE) needs. With the support of several dedicated TEI sponsors, we launched our first-ever virtual midyear conference—a series of free CPE webinars… Read more »

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TEI Roundtable No. 30: Tax and Tax Technology
Meeting customer needs—now and in the future

If you’re a tax professional, you know the significance of tax technology. It’s just as important as tax regulations, tax transactions, or any other aspect of the field. That’s why the theme of this issue is tax technology, why we established Tax Technology Corner as a regular column in this… Read more »

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TEI Roundtable No. 29: The Evolving Dynamic in IRS Appeals
There’s a blurring of the lines between Exam and Appeals

Every TEI member knows that a critical part of tax administration is the Internal Revenue Service’s Appeals process. But how has it changed in the last decade? To examine this issue, we convened an outstanding panel of corporate tax practitioners in this space, including Jean Pawlow, partner in the tax… Read more »

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TEI Roundtable No. 28: The Landmark Tax Legislation’s Impact on International Tax
A 2020 perspective

It’s been a couple of tax cycles since the most comprehensive legislative revisions to the tax code in more than three decades were enacted. To take a look back, focus on the present, and take a quick look at the future concerning its impact on international tax issues, we convened… Read more »

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TEI Roundtable No. 27: State Tax Issues, 2019–2020
In general, taxpayers want more guidance

In the last few years, there’s been a discernable focus on federal tax issues in the wake of the passage of the most comprehensive tax reform package in three decades. But much of the action is taking place in state legislatures and state departments of taxation. We wanted to get… Read more »

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TEI Roundtable No. 26: Diversity & Inclusion
It’s essential in the corporate tax space

We’ve been conducting roundtables and conference sessions on diversity and inclusion for several years now—and for good reason. Simply put, the subject should be top of mind and a key agenda item for our members and their organizations. To check out what’s happening as we approach 2020, we convened a… Read more »

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TEI Roundtable No. 25: To Insource or to Outsource? That’s the Question
Corporate culture determines whether outsourcing adds value

Whereas the decision to outsource key components of the tax function may have been cyclical in the past, increasingly outsourcing looks like a trend that’s not going away. But what goes into making that decision, and is there room for a hybrid model that combines insourcing and outsourcing? To find… Read more »

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