Paul L. Caron

Monday, February 28, 2022

UC-Hastings Hosts Virtual Conference Today On Tax Lawmaking During Times Of Uncertainty

Tax Lawmaking During Times of Uncertainty
The UC-Hastings Center on Tax Law hosts a conference today on Tax Lawmaking During Times of Uncertainty at 8:30 AM-2:30 PM PT (register here):

Hear from scholars, practitioners, and current and former government officials about the tax lawmaking process. Panelists will discuss the challenges of passing tax legislation, administering tax law during times of transition, and giving tax advice to clients when tax laws might change. The discussion will reflect on recent efforts to make tax law changes and will consider how tax lawmaking will continue to evolve.

8:30 AM: Welcome

  • David Faigman (Chancellor & Dean, UC-Hastings; Google Scholar
  • Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings)
  • Heather Field (UC-Hastings; Google Scholar)

8:45 AM: The Tax Legislative Process: Reconciliation, Budgeting, and More

10:15 AM: Tax Practice Perspectives Amid Uncertainty

  • Sophia Boutilier (KPMG)
  • Liz Chien (Protocol Labs)
  • Larry Crouch (Shearman & Sterling)

11:45 AM: Tax Administration and Regulation in Periods of Transition

  • Michael Desmond (Gibson Dunn)
  • Keith Fogg (Harvard)
  • Kristin Hickman (Minnesota; Google Scholar)

1:15 PM: Keynote Address

  • Rebecca Kysar (Counselor to the Assistant Secretary of Tax Policy; Google Scholar)

2:15 PM: Concluding Remarks

  • Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings)
  • Heather Field (UC-Hastings; Google Scholar)

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