Tuesday, Oct. 2
* Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former director of the Congressional Budget Office; Diane Lim Rogers, former chief economist of the House of Representatives Budget Committee; and others speak at the Tax Policy Institute’s discussion, “Danger Ahead? Taxes and the Fiscal Cliff.” 1200EDT, Urban Institute. Washington.
* American Bar Association teleconference on the tax and accounting treatment of stock options, the possible impact of international reporting standards on equity awards, and other topics. 1300EDT.
Wednesday, Oct. 3
* The first of three debates between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney focuses on domestic policy, including economic issues. 2100EDT. Denver, Colorado.
Wednesday, Oct. 3 – Thursday Oct. 4
* Tax Executives Institute conference on tax topics affecting the financial services industry. New York.