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Friday, October 4, 2013

New York Law School Hosts Symposium Today on The 100th Anniversary of the Income Tax

NYLSThe New York Law School Law Review hosts a symposium today on 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.

Keynote Address:  Edward Kleinbard (USC)

Panel #1:  Withholding and Information Reporting from 1913 to FATCA

  • Ann F. Thomas (New York Law School) (Chair)
  • Alan Appel (New York Law School)
  • Valeriya Avdeev (William Paterson University, College of Business)
  • Michael Hirschfeld (Dechert, New York)
  • Lee A. Sheppard (Tax Analysts)

Panel #2:  Debt, Taxes and the Economy

  • Richard Beck (New York Law School) (Chair)
  • Diane Fahey (New York Law School)
  • Maria Pirrone (St. John’s)
  • Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

Panel #3:  U.S. Tax Policy in a Global Economy

  • Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) (Chair)
  • Peter H. Blessing (KPMG, New York)
  • Diane Ring (Boston College)
  • Fadi Shaheen (Rutgers-Newark)

Panel#4:  Perspectives on the Practice of Tax Law

  • William LaPiana (New York Law School) (Chair)
  • Megan Brackney (Kostelanetz & Fink, New York)
  • Elizabeth Kessenides (Berdon, New York)
  • Michael L. Schler (Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York) LLP

Closing Keynote Address:  Stephen E. Shay (Harvard)

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