The opening plenary session on Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. EDT will feature Thomas A. Barthold, chief of staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation, a nonpartisan committee of the U.S. Congress. Barthold, a former economics professor at Dartmouth College, has worked on a variety of issues over the past two decades for the Joint Committee, including capital gains taxation, environmental and energy taxes, estate and gift taxation, the low-income housing tax credit and tax-exempt organizations.
The conference’s online format provides an opportunity to attend multiple sessions organized by the Tax Section’s committees on topics ranging from real estate and partnerships to employee benefits and administrative practice. The scheduled panels include:
- “Income Tax Economic Nexus: The Implications of Wayfair”
- “Evolution or Revolution: The Changing International Tax Rules in 2021”
- “Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Tales from the Field on Implementing UBTI Silo Rules”
- “I Certified What?!?: Evaluating Taxpayers’ Exposure from Their Participation in COVID Relief Programs”
- “GILTI (Dis)pleasure: Technical Discussion of How the Biden Administration Proposed Tax Legislative Changes Will Impact International Provisions”
- “Protecting Vulnerable Taxpayers Against Tax Preparer Fraud”
- “Old Law ... New Developments: Cryptocurrency Investment Fund”
- “Important Developments in the Federal Income Taxation of S Corporations”
- “Have We Reached Authority Yet? The IRS’s ‘Elevation’ of FAQs”
- “Out of Office and Into State Tax Uncertainties: State Tax Considerations with a Remote Workforce”
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