Paul L. Caron

Thursday, December 13, 2018

2018 Tannenwald Tax Writing Competition Winners

Tannenwald (2016)The Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship has announced the winners of the 2018 tax writing competition:

First Prize ($5,000):
Colin T. Halpin (Washburn), A Step in the Right Direction: The Effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on the Alternative Minimum Tax and the Need for Further Reform
Faculty Sponsor:  Lori McMillan

Second Prize ($2,000):
Betting on an Uncertain Future: The Tax Consequences of Large Third-Party Litigation Financing
Faculty Sponsor:  Gregg Polsky

Second Prize ($2,000):
Alexandre Marcellesi (NYU), Interpreting the “Reputation or Skill” Clause in Section 199A: A Fool’s Errand?
Faculty Sponsor:  Lily Batchelder

Honorable Mention:
Ryan M. Gaylord (Chicago), The Section 4960 Excise Tax on Highly Compensated Employees of Tax-Exempt Organizations: Loopholes and Market Distortion
Faculty Sponsor:  Daniel Hemel

Honorable Mention:
Ryan Kenny (Cincinnati), Using the Principles of Tax Salience for Guidance on How to Design a National Carbon Tax to Reduce Carbon Emissions
Faculty Sponsor:  Stephanie Hunter McMahon

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