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Tax and accounting calendar

April 1, 2012

Some important upcoming events in the tax and accounting world:

Sunday, April 1 – Tuesday, April 3 – Council of Institutional Investors annual meeting in Washington, D.C.. Speakers include Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman, SEC Commissioner Troy Paredes, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, and Chinese accounting critic Carson Block, among others.

Tuesday, April 3 -

  • The IRS will hold a hearing on the allocation of interest expense by companies with a significant investment in a partnership, or which use the fair market value method. Starts at 10 a.m. in the IRS Auditorium in Washington.
  • The Urban Institute is sponsoring a Washington event, also being webcast, entitled “Are There Too Many Nonprofits?”

Thursday, April 5 –

  • A luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington will feature IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman speaking on the future of the U.S. tax system and the IRS.
  • The University of San Diego School of Law will sponsor a one-hour tax lecture by lawyer Leslie B. Samuels, a former Treasury Department and OECD official, on “Tax Reform in Today’s Fiscal Environment: Principles to Guide the Debate.”

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