Tax Break

Tax and accounting calendar

May 21, 2012

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Some important tax and accounting dates in the week ahead:

Monday, May 21
*The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries and the Internal Revenue Service sponsor a conference on retirement plans and their issues. Speakers include IRS and Labor Department officials. Philadelphia.
*The National Association of Tax Debt Resolution Companies legislative and regulatory conference. Karen Hawkins, director of the Internal Revenue Service Office of Professional Responsibility, is a speaker. Washington.

Monday, May 21 – Friday, May 25
*International Accounting Standards Board meeting, London.

Tuesday, May 22 – Thursday, May 24
*Tax Executives Institute conference on state tax issues. Chicago.

Thursday, May 24 – Friday, May 25
*The Federal Bar Association and the IRS Office of Chief Counsel sponsor a seminar on issues in the federal income taxation of insurance companies and their products. Panelists include experts from the IRS and U.S. Treasury. Washington, D.C.

Friday, June 1
* IRS hearing on the purchase of longevity annuity contracts under some tax-qualified plans, to start at 1 p.m. EDT in the IRS Auditorium.

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