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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Call for Papers: NYLS Symposium on The 100th Anniversary of the Income Tax

NYLS Logo (2013)The New York Law School Law Review has issued a call for papers for its October 4, 2013 symposium, The 100th Anniversary of the Revenue Act of 1913: Marking a Century of Income Tax Law in the United States:

On October 3, 1913, President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the Revenue Act of 1913. This symposium and the companion Law Review issue will examine a century of change and continuity in federal income tax law, tax policy, and the practice of tax law, highlighting the pressing technical and policy issues that are yet to be resolved. Prominent tax practitioners, policymakers, and scholars will discuss timely and emerging issues in the field. The event is being organized by the Law Review and the Graduate Tax Program at New York Law School. The symposium chair is Ann F. Thomas, Otto L. Walter Distinguished Professor of Tax Law at New York Law School.

The Law Review is currently accepting abstracts for papers to be considered for publication in fall 2014. Included below is a list of topics expected to be addressed at the symposium by prominent tax practitioners, scholars, and policymakers. The Law Review will also consider papers on other topics relating to the theme of the symposium.

  • Panel I:  Withholding and Information Reporting from 1913 to FATCA
  • Panel II:  Debt, Taxes, and the Economy
  • Panel III:  U.S. Tax Policy in a Global Economy
  • Panel IV:  Perspectives on the Practice of Tax Law (including tax attorneys’ professional and ethical responsibilities and the provision of pro bono legal services)

To be considered for publication, please send by September 3, 2013, an abstract of no more than 500 words and CV to Editor-in-Chief G. William Bartholomew.

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