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Friday, August 4, 2017

Tax Panels At Today's SEALS 2017 Annual Conference

SEALs Logo (2013)Tax panels at today's Southeastern Association of Law Schools 2017 Annual Conference in Boca Raton (program):

Issues in Corporate and International Taxation
Panelists explore the corporate and international tax rules, with particular attention to enforcement and implementation. The papers cover the consequences of failed start-ups, worldwide taxation and competitiveness, private equity fee waivers, the classification of business entities for tax purposes, and general issues of tax compliance. The papers address both theoretical and practical consequences of these various matters.

  • Francine Lipman (UNLV) (moderator)
  • Cliff Fleming (BYU)
  • Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)
  • Gregg Polsky (Georgia)
  • Richard Winchester (Thomas Jefferson)

Issues in Individual Income Tax
This panel works through a variety of issues in the creation, implementation, and enforcement of the individual income tax. Papers address the possibility of a federal universal basic income, the way the tax code addresses funding for higher education, the relevance of the "Taxpayer Bill of Rights", tax enforcement and the income tax gap, and taxpayer reporting and penalties. Papers in this panel address both theoretical and practical matters raised by these topics.

  • Kathy Moore (Kentucky) (moderator)
  • Alice Abreu (Temple)
  • Arthur Acevedo (John Marshall)
  • Bradley Borden (Brooklyn)
  • Richard Greenstein (Temple)
  • Jonathan Grossberg (American)
  • Camilla Watson (Georgia)

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