August 10, 2012

Some important tax and accounting events in the weeks ahead:

Wednesday, August 15• A number of lawyers for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and Department of Justice speak on an American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, webcast entitled “International Tax Enforcement and Globalization: Can the Tax Police Keep Pace with the Criminals?” 1 p.m. EDT.

Thursday, August 16• Brenda Zent, attorney-adviser in the U.S. Treasury’s Office of International Tax Counsel, speaks on a Grant Thornton webcast about international tax matters related to cross-border mergers and acquisitions. 3 p.m. EDT.

Monday, August 20 – Friday, August 24• Tax Executives Institute conference on international tax issues. Atlanta.

Tuesday, August 21 – Thursday, August 23• IRS executives and other experts address tax issues in multiple workshops. Chicago.

Friday, August 24• IRS hearing on proposed regulations affecting pension plans which are connected to bankrupt companies. 10 a.m. EDT, IRS Auditorium. Washington.

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