Tax Break


September 14, 2012

Some important tax and accounting events in the week ahead:

 Wednesday, Sept. 19

* Center for Audit Quality forum on investor confidence. 8:30 a.m. EDT, Willard InterContinental hotel. Washington.

* Columbia University School of Law panel on how to improve the tax code and what tax policies might boost economic growth. 6:15 p.m. EDT, Jerome Green Hall, Columbia Law School. New York.

Thursday, Sept. 20

*U.S. Senate Committee on Finance and the House Ways and Means Committee joint meeting on tax reform and the tax treatment of capital gains. 10 a.m. EDT, Capitol Visitor Center. Washington.

*Representatives from the Internal Revenue Service, Financial Accounting Standards Board, and elsewhere appear at the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing on offshore profit shifting and the U.S. tax code. 2 p.m. EDT, Dirksen Senate Office Building. Washington.

Friday, Sept.21

*The Tax Policy Center panel discussion on fallout from federal tax reform and the implications for state and local government revenues. 12 p.m. EDT, Urban Institute. Washington.

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