Tax Break

Tax and Accounting Calendar

February 24, 2012

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Some events in the week ahead:

Monday, February 27 – Tuesday, February 28
The Practicing Law Institute will sponsor a two-day program in New York featuring speakers from Treasury and the IRS on a number of topics including investment adjustments, accounting issues, Treasury Department developments, inter-company transactions, and tax attributes and consolidation.

Tuesday, February 28

* The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board will hold an open board meeting at its offices at 1666 K Street NW in Washington DC and via web conference to consider proposed standards on related parties, significant unusual transactions and other matters. Starting at 9:30 AM.

* The IRS Oversight Board public meeting begins at 1 p.m. at the  IRS Auditorium in Washington, DC.

Wednesday, February 29

* Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, Jason Furman of the National Economic Council and Michael Ettinger of the Center for American Progress Action Fund will speak a the fund’s offices starting at 10:30AM on tax fairness and the economy recovery.

* The kick off of a three-day conference sponsored by the American Bar Association in Miami on criminal tax, healthcare, and securities fraud, among other topics.

Thursday, March 1

A half-day Washington roundtable sponsored by the American Tax Policy Institute will focus on unresolved issues regarding Mayo Foundation v. United States, the Supreme Court ruling that medical residents are not exempt from the payment of payroll taxes. Gilbert Rothenberg, Justice Department Tax Division,  Deborah Butler, IRS chief counsel and Nina Olson, national taxpayer advocate will all attend.

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