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Saturday, September 30, 2006

NTA Conference on 5 Key Perspectives You Can Learn from Other Professions and Disciplines about Tax Policy

The National Tax Association, in partnership with ithe Office of Tax Policy Research at the University of Michigan and Tax Analysts, held a conference yesterday in Washington, D.C. on 5 Key Perspectives You Can Learn from Other Professions and Disciplines about Tax Policy:

Five Key Things Non-Lawyers Should Know about Tax Law and Its Policy Implications (and What Non-Lawyers Could Do Differently as a Result):

  • Pam Olson, Skadden Arps
  • Wally Hellerstein, University of Georgia
  • George Yin, University of Virginia
  • Len Burman, Urban Institute (moderator)

Five Key Things Non-Economists Should Know about Tax Economics and Its Policy Implications (and What Non-Economists Could Do Differently as a Result):

  • Jim Hines, University of Michigan
  • Bill Fox, University of Tennessee
  • Tom Barthold, Joint Committee on Taxation
  • Ken Gideon, Skadden Arps (moderator)

Five Key Things Non-Accountants Should Know about Tax Accounting and Its Policy Implications (and What Non-Accountants Could Do Differently as a Result):

  • Doug Shackelford, University of North Carolina
  • Lillian Mills, University of Texas
  • Chris Ohmes, Ernst & Young
  • Laura Kalambakidis, University of Minnesota (moderator)

Five Key Things Non-Tax-Administrators Should Know about Tax Administration and Its Policy Implications (and What Non-Tax-Administrators Could Do Differently as a Result):

  • Don Korb, Chief Counsel, IRS
  • Mary Jane Egrs, Tax Commissioner, State of Nebraska
  • Michael Keen, International Monetary Fund
  • Matthew Murray, University of Tennessee (moderator)

Five Key Things That U.S. Tax Policy Analysts Should Know about Business Perspectives on Tax Issues and Its Policy Implications (and What Non-Business Tax Policy Analysts Could Do Differently as a Result):

  • Timothy McCormally, Tax Executive Institute
  • Annabelle Canning, Verizon Wireless
  • Dan Kostenbauder, Hewlett-Packard
  • Howard Gleckman, Business Week (moderator)

Five Key Things Non-Journalists Should Know about Media and Its Policy Implications (and What Non-Journalists Could Do Differently as a Result):

  • David Wessel, Wall Street Journal
  • Zanny Minton Beddoes, The Economist
  • Doug Sheppard, State Tax Notes
  • Joel Slemrod, University of Michigan (moderator)

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