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IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and Rep. Suzan DelBene to discuss taxation at ABA meeting

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and Rep. Suzan DelBene to discuss taxation at ABA meeting

By John Glynn

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 — Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen and Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., will discuss current issues in taxation during the 2014 May Meeting hosted by the American Bar Association Section of Taxation.

Experts will weigh in on topics such as communicating with immigrant communities on tax issues, estate planning and Internet sales tax.

2014 May Meeting
Sponsored by the ABA Section of Taxation

May 8 – 10

Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H St. NW
Washington, DC 20001

Program highlights include:

“Communicating With Immigrant Communities” — Panelists will provide guidance to taxation practitioners on how to effectively overcome language barriers, cultural differences and distrust  when communicating taxation issues with immigrant communities.
Thursday, May 8, 2 – 2:45 p.m.

“Planning for Estates Under $10 Million” — Panelists will focus on estate planning issues — such as maximizing income tax basis on death, minimizing state estate tax in a decoupled state, protecting assets and ensuring cost efficiency — as well as the planning solutions that can be incorporated to address a client’s needs.
Friday, May 9, 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

“State & Local Taxes Committee Luncheon” — As a former director for the Washington State Department of Revenue, Rep. Suzan DelBene will discuss her views on taxation and the state tax issues facing Congress.
Friday, May 9, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. 

A complete agenda can be found online.

This event is free and open to members of the press. For media credentialing and more information, please contact Matthew Cimento at 202-662-1092 or

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