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2008 Midyear Meeting

January 17-19, Lake Las Vegas, NV

Thoughtful Insights. Useful Analysis.

Thoughtful Insights. Useful Analysis.

Section Meeting Materials Archive

Thousands of pages of cutting-edge committee program materials presented at Section of Taxation Meetings from May 1999 to the present are available to all Tax Section members in TaxIQ. These PDF documents contain analysis of the latest federal tax policy, initiatives, regulations, legislative forecasts, and planning ideas developed by the country's leading tax attorneys and government officials.

2008 Midyear Meeting, Lake Las Vegas, NV

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Administrative Practice

Navigating the Reportable Transactions and Penalty Regulations – Practitioner's "Shelter Round-Up"

Simultaneous Civil/Criminal Proceedings

Civil & Criminal Tax Penalties

Codification of the Economic Substance Doctrine

Reports of Subcommittees

Closely Held Businesses

Buy-Sell Agreements for All Triggering Events – The Do's and Don'ts

Entity Selection for the Closely Held Business

Court Procedure and Practice

Current Developments

Selected Discovery Issues in Civil Tax Litigation

Employee Benefits

Blurring The Lines--Phasing In and Out of Employment

Everyday Ethics: A Practical Guide for Employee Benefits Counsel

Energy and Environmental Taxes

REIT Ownership of Transmission and Distribution Systems

The History and Development by the Supreme Court of the Mineral “Economic Interest” Doctrine for Federal Income Tax Purposes

Estate & Gift Taxes

529 Plans: Extra Credit for the Estate Planning Attorney

Estate Planning for Lottery and Other Winners

Recent Developments

Exempt Organizations

Circular 230, Tax Shelter Transactions and Preparer Penalties—What EO Practitioners Need to Know

FIN 48 Issues

Fiduciary Income Tax

Potential Liability Traps and Creative Planning Techniques in Trust Administration

Presentation of Checklist of Income Tax Issues with Implementation of Lifetime Estate Tax Planning Techniques

Update on Section 67(e)

Foreign Activities of US Taxpayers

Current Developments Under Subpart F

Foreign Lawyers Forum

Comparative Anti-Avoidance Developments: Is a Common Standard Emerging?

Tax Incentives under Attack! – Which shall live and which shall die?

Individual and Family Taxation

When Having Fun is Making Money: Taxation of Hobbies

When Making Money is Having Fun: Taxation of Gaming

Investment Companies

The Proliferation of Investment Structures: Where Are We Today and Where Are We Going?

Joint: State & Local Taxes and VAT and Other Consumption Taxes

VAT and State Retail Sales Taxes: A Comparative Perspective (Co-sponsored with State and Local Taxes Committee)

Low Income Taxpayers

Tax Issues of Native Americans

Partnerships & LLCs

New Regulations on Partnership Mergers and the Mixing Bowl Rules

Partnership Deal Structuring Mini-Panels

Real Estate

Hot Planning Techniques Involving Leases

Sales, Exchanges and Basis

Sales and Exchanges: Current Developments

Section Luncheon

Panel: New Standards and Higher Penalties for Practitioners Who Give Tax Advice

Section Program: Employee Benefits

Everything You Need to Know about the New PPA’06 Funding Requirements, but Haven’t Had Time to Learn

Section Program: Foreign Activities of US Taxpayers

Your Client's First Foreign Subsidiary: The Tax Basics That You Both Need To Know

Section Program: State & Local Taxes

Status of Streamlined Sales Tax Project

Section Program: Teaching Taxation

Current Developments in Individual, Corporate, Partnership and Estate & Gift Taxation

State & Local Taxes

State Taxation of Services, Mixed Transactions Involving Services

Tax Accounting

Recent Developments in the Area of Tax Accounting

Tax Exempt Financing

Tax Issues Arising from Sub-prime Mortgage Defaults Fallout

Teaching Taxation

Tax in the 21st Century: What’s Blogging Got to Do with It?

Transfer Pricing

Privilege and Accounting, Penalty, and Ethical Standards for Transfer Pricing Practitioners