PLUS: Special Pre-Conference Session: January 11, 2022 – 1:30 p.m. ET
Narrowing the Tax Gap: How to Best Use the IRS’s New Funding under the Build Back Better Act
This remote conference will be held on Wednesday, January 12 and Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM. Also join us on Tuesday, January 11 from 12 - 1:30 PM to kick off the conference with a session on Narrowing the Tax Gap: How to Best Use the IRS’s New Funding under the Build Back Better Act. Information about this kick-off event can be found in the agenda.
Join the D.C. Bar Taxation Community for two days of panel discussions focusing on legislative and regulatory updates on corporate, partnership and individual taxation, tax-exempt tax reform, international tax including the latest OECD developments, tax planning, compensation and benefits reform, health and welfare tax, employment tax, bankruptcy taxation, taxation of financial products, employment tax, tax controversy and more. If enacted, the Build Back Better Act’s tax-related provisions will be a particular focus of this year’s conference.
Each day will have two morning breakout sessions followed by a lunchtime plenary session followed by one afternoon breakout session. Wednesday’s plenary session will feature a “Legislative Update” with senior Hill tax staff while Thursday’s plenary session will feature a panel entitled “The OECD Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Latest Developments” with both government officials and industry experts. Panelists throughout the conference will include high-profile government officials from Treasury and the IRS, and staff of the House Ways and Means Committee, Senate Committee on Finance, Joint Committee on Taxation, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development along with experts from the private sector.
Confirmed featured government speakers to date include:
- Thomas Barthold, Chief of Staff, Join Committee on Taxation
- Courtney Connell, Senior Tax Counsel, Republican Staff, Senate Finance Committee
- Itai Grinberg, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Multilateral Taxation, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
- Andrew Grossman, Chief Tax Counsel, Democratic Staff, House Committee on Ways and Means
- Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the Center for Tax Policy and Administration, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
- Tiffany Smith, Chief Tax Counsel, Democratic Staff, Senate Finance Committee
- Derek Theuer, Chief Tax Counsel, Republican Staff, House Committee on Ways and Means
- Thomas West, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Domestic Business Tax, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
- Mike Williams, Director, Business and International Tax, HM Treasury United Kingdom
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