Tax Break

Tax and Accounting calendar

May 7, 2012

Some important tax and accounting dates in the week ahead:

 Tuesday, May 8

U.S. Senate Finance Committee hearing considering the nomination of Mark Mazur to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Matthew Rutherford to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, and Meredith Broadbent to be a member of the United States International Trade Commission, to start at 10 a.m. EDT in Room 215, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Two subcommittees of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee joint hearing on tax fraud involving identity theft, to start at 10 a.m. EDT in Room 1100, Longworth House Office Building. Steven Miller, IRS Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement, and Patrick O’Carroll, Social Security Administration Inspector General, will be witnesses, among others.

Tax Analysts, the National Association of Enrolled Agents, and roundtable discussion on changes to the rules governing practice before the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. IRS Office of Professional Responsibility Director Karen Hawkins will speak.

Wednesday, May 9

IRS hearing on the deduction and capitalization of tangible property, to start at 10 a.m. EDT in the IRS Auditorium.

Thursday, May 10

The IRS Small Business/Self-Employed Stakeholder Liaison will present a one-hour webinar on the difference between employees and independent contractors.

 Thursday, May 10 – Friday, May 11

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers conference on divorce, Aria resort & casino, Las Vegas.

Thursday, May 10 – Saturday, May 12

American Bar Association Section of Taxation meeting, to include speakers from the IRS, Department of Treasury, and the Joint Committee on Taxation, among others. Washington, D.C.


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