May 03, 2021

Treasury official Kimberly A. Clausing to speak at ABA May Tax meeting

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2021 – Kimberly A. Clausing, deputy assistant secretary for tax analysis, will address the American Bar Association Virtual 2021 May Tax Meeting, to be held May 10-14. The conference, sponsored by the ABA Section of Taxation, will be online for the second year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clausing will appear at the opening plenary session on Monday, May 10 at 11 a.m. EDT. She will discuss tax policy priorities within the Biden administration and how tax policy has been designed to respond to today’s key challenges, including economic recovery, social inequality and climate change.

More than 50 programs will cover myriad topics that range from employee benefits and estate taxes to tax practice management and exempt organizations. The sessions include:

  • “I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know: M&A Issues Beyond Subchapter C”
  • “Where, Oh Where Could My Refund Be?”
  • “What You Need to Know About American Rescue Plan Act and Recent Legislative Proposals”
  • “Developing Issues for Insurance Companies”
  • “The Multicultural Taxpayer: How to Address Discrimination with the IRS”
  • “Emerging Issues for Investment Funds and Crypto Currency”
  • “Shoring Up Shortfalls: Women, Retirement and the Growing GigSupp Economy”
  • “Expanding the Child Tax Credit: Policy Issues and Legal Issues”
  • “Ethical Issues in Federal Tax Practice – The Government Perspective”
  • “Energy Industry Tax Updates Roundtable”

The conference ends with “The Power of Collaborative Leadership,” a panel hosted by the Women in Tax Forum, featuring leaders in government, law firms, accounting firms and Fortune 500 companies. The program will be held Friday, May 14 at 4:30 p.m. EDT.

The complete conference agenda is here. For media registration, please contact Barbranda Walls at Barbranda.Walls@americanbar.org.

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