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Friday, August 10, 2018

Tax Panels Today At SEALS

SEALs Logo (2013)Tax panels today at the 2018 SEALS Annual Conference in Ft. Lauderdale:

Tax Reform in the Trump Era
Congress and the Trump administration are working hard to institute a series of tax reforms focused in a variety of different areas, ranging from changing the individual rate structure to altering the international tax regime. This discussion group considers a variety of issues raised in the tax reform arena. Members of the discussion group consider both reforms already enacted by Congress and alternative proposals that either may still be enacted or that should have been enacted.

  • Alice Abreu (Temple)
  • Jennifer Bird-Pollan (Kentucky ) (moderator)
  • Neil Buchanan (George Washington)
  • William Byrnes (Texas A&M)
  • Cliff Fleming (BYU)
  • David Gamage (Indiana)
  • Rebecca Morrow (Wake Forest)
  • Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)
  • Bret Wells (Houston)

Tax Law and Statutory Interpretation
Participants in this panel consider a variety of issues related to the design of particular tax law provisions, and the way that the drafting of tax legislation affects how that law will be interpreted. Topics considered include the taxation of employment non-compete arrangements, state level wealth transfer tax provisions, tax-exemption provisions, and social justice as it applies to particular taxpayers affected by the system.

  • Alice Abreu (Temple)
  • Jennifer Bird-Pollan (Kentucky)
  • Richard Greenstein (Temple)
  • Terri Lynn Helge (Texas A&M)
  • Tameka Lester (Georgia State) (moderator)
  • Rebecca Morrow (Wake Forest)
  • Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)

Tax Policy Discussion Group
The members of this discussion group will consider a variety of issues in tax policy, ranging from the taxation of marijuana, the role of tax in the Bahai faith, the United States individual income tax, and how social justice affect tax policy design, among other topics. The discussion group will consider the ways in which tax law policy is the same in a variety of circumstances, and the way that the situation in which the particular tax will be applied affects its design. This analysis will include the application of tax at the international, national, and sub-national levels.

  • Ted Afield (Georgia State)
  • Jennifer Bird-Pollan (Kentucky) (moderator)
  • Eric Chaffee (Toledo)
  • Terri Lynn Helge (Texas A&M)
  • Leandra Lederman (Indiana)
  • Francine Lipman (UNLV)
  • Gary Lucas (Texas A&M)
  • Orly Mazur (SMU)
  • Kathy Moore (Kentucky)
  • Patrick Tolan (Western Michigan-Cooley)
  • Elaine Waterhouse Wilson (West Virginia)


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Posted by: Enrique | Aug 10, 2018 5:07:12 PM