Paul L. Caron

Friday, August 2, 2019

Tax Panels Today At SEALS

Tax panels today at the 2019 SEALS Annual Conference in Boca Raton, Florida:

SEALs Logo (2013)Tax Law Workshop: Tax Law and Practice — A Critical Review
This panel considers both the realities of tax practice and tax practitioners in the 21st Century, as well as necessary updates to the tax law in a variety of areas. In particular, panelists in this group consider the future of the uncovering and punishing of tax evasion, standards of professionalism for tax practitioners, the role of blockchain technology in tax evasion (particularly in the international context), philanthropy and the tax law, and the role of the states in creating and enforcing tax laws.

  • Jennifer Bird-Pollan (Kentucky) (moderator)
  • William Byrnes (Texas A&M)
  • Alyssa DiRusso (Samford)
  • David Hasen (Florida)
  • Young Ran (Christine) Kim (Utah)
  • Stephanie McMahon (Cincinnati)
  • Andrew Swain (Indiana)
  • Richard Winchester (Seton Hall)

Tax Law Workshop: Tax Policy Reforms in the 21st Century

This panel considers a variety of tax proposals, including both the necessary statutory changes and the policy implications of making the changes. Topics covered include the Earned Income Tax Credit, tax subsidies for homeownership including the low-income housing tax credit, the political influence of non-profit organizations, and the intersection between tax and financial technology advancements. Panelists consider both the law in its current form and the possible development of new policies and new statutes.

  • Samuel Kan (Barry) (moderator)
  • Cliff Fleming (BYU)
  • Terri Lynn Helge (Texas A&M)
  • Leandra Lederman (Indiana)
  • Tameka Lester (Georgia State)
  • Orly Mazur (SMU)
  • Khrista McCarden (Tulane)
  • Rebecca Rosenberg (Ohio Northern)

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