UT School Of Law To Hold Taxation Conference

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 - 01:00

On Wednesday and Thursday, December 8 and 9, the University of Texas School of Law will present its annual Taxation Conference at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin.

The program runs from 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday and from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Topics that will be covered on Wednesday include Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation - a discussion of the year's significant court decisions, rulings, and statutory and regulatory developments; State and Federal Payroll Audits; S Corps; and Roth IRA Conversions. Wednesday's luncheon presentation, an Update from the IRS Chief Counsel's Office, will be offered by William J. Wilkins, chief counsel, IRS, Washington, DC.

On Thursday, topics include Foreign Financial Accounts and the IRS; Tax Consequences of Conversions involving LLCs; and the luncheon presentation, Proposed Tax Legislation for the 2011 Session with Jesse Ancira, general counsel to the Office of the Speaker of the House in Austin.

On Thursday afternoon, a panel discussion, Transactions to Which the Economic Substance Doctrine Does and Does Not Apply, will be moderated by Bret Wells of the University ofHouston Law Center.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To make a reservation, call (512) 475-6700 or go to www.utcle.org.