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November 07, 2023

Former IRS official to speak at Philadelphia Tax Conference Nov. 14

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2023 — Fred T. Goldberg Jr., former IRS chief counsel, IRS commissioner and Department of the Treasury assistant secretary for tax policy, will speak at the 34th Annual Philadelphia Tax Conference, Nov. 14-15. The event is co-sponsored by the American Bar Association Section of Taxation and the nonprofit Philadelphia Tax Conference, established to foster education and heighten awareness of fair and appropriate tax policy.

Goldberg, currently of counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Washington, D.C., will be the luncheon keynote speaker on Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 12:35-2:05 p.m. EST. Goldberg represents business, tax-exempt and individual clients in all phases of a dispute resolution with tax authorities, including at audit, in administrative appeal, mediation and arbitration and in litigation.

Richard Rubin, U.S. tax policy reporter at The Wall Street Journal in Washington, will be the luncheon keynote speaker on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 12:25-1:55 EST.

Additionally, 10 sessions featuring panels of tax experts from government, industry and private practice will provide an in-depth discussion and explanation of the latest federal, state and international legal developments and planning trends.

34th Annual Philadelphia Tax Conference
Co-sponsored by the ABA Section of Taxation and the Philadelphia Tax Conference

Tuesday-Wednesday, Nov. 14-15

The Union League of Philadelphia
140 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Scheduled programs include:

  • “What’s Keeping Tax Directors Up at Night? Key Issues and Concerns”
  • “Partnership Tax: The Latest from Washington”
  • “Expansion of Clean Technology Industry Federal Income Tax Benefits Under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022”
  • “‘Is This Thing On?’ Ethics and Modern Technology in Tax Practice”
  • “Tax Policy”
  • “Corporate Tax Update”
  • “International Tax Update”

The complete conference program can be found online. For media registration, please contact Barbranda Walls at [email protected].

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