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Sunday, December 18, 2016

2016 Tannenwald Tax Writing Competition Winners

Tannenwald (2016)The Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship has announced the winners of the 2016 tax writing competition:

First Prize $5,000:
Jesse Boretsky (Yale), Redefining a Blurry Line: A Proposal to Reform the Taxation of Pension Fund Business and Investment Income
Faculty Sponsor:  Yair Listokin

Second Prize (tie, $2,000):

Sam Lapin (Temple), Finding Propaganda: How to Stop Grassroots Lobbying Costs From Slipping Through the Cracks of Section 162(e)
Faculty Sponsor:  Alice Abreu

Matthew Swift (Chicago), Between a Rock and a Hard Place:  Evaluating the Illinois Retirement Income Exemption
Faculty Sponsor:  Daniel Hemel

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