Seminar January 14, 2016

2016 TEI Atlanta SALT Committee Meeting

Event Detail

Mary BentonZach Gladney and Michael Giovannini presented at this seminar coordinated by the Tax Executive Institute -  Atlanta Chapter (TEI). The seminar discussed the following topics.

Session #1: Multistate Litigation and Policy Updates
• A discussion of hot topics in state taxation such as alternative apportionment, combined reporting, sourcing, cloud computing, nexus, tax havens and the MTC’s transfer pricing program.
Learning Objectives: Attendees: 
    • Identified the current state and local tax trends; 
    • Gained an understanding of the issues at the forefront of state tax policy to begin 2016; 
    • Learned which states are actively engaged in these issues; and 
    • Discovered the basis for positions taken by states and industry within these hot topic areas.

Session #2: Practical Insights and Audits

• A discussion of best practices for state tax controversy ranging from audits through litigation: what companies can do to put themselves in the best position to reach a successful resolution of state tax matters and what state tax litigators hope to see when the issue lands on their desk.
Learning Objectives: Attendees: 
    • Identified best practices for controversy matters from audit through litigation; 
    • Learned how best to handle an audit with an eye toward litigation; 
    • Understood the different levels of appeal and the opportunities for resolution at each level; 
    • Gained insight into administrative and judicial proceedings.

Alston & Bird was the CLE sponsor of this seminar. The seminar was approved for 2.25 CLE credits in Georgia. Additional states may be available by request.

Please register to attend by no later than Monday, January 11, 2016, 3 business days prior to meeting with Alice Riviezzo via e-mail: Note: Please bring a check in the amount of $35 per guest or per member (if you have not paid the $199 Season Pass). A $35 no-show fee will be charged if you make a reservation and do not attend or send a substitute.

January 14, 2016
8:30-9:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00-11:30am Seminar
Alston & Bird / 1201 West Peachtree St / Atlanta, GA

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