California – 2013 Tax Policy Conference

SALT Report 3026 – The Taxation Section of the California State Bar along with the Franchise Tax Board and the State Board of Equalization will be presenting the 2013 California Tax Policy Conference in San Jose, California on November 7-9, 2013.

The Conference provides an opportunity for industry members, private practitioners, and government representatives to learn about and discuss significant state tax developments and policy issues. This year the Conference is providing 39 educational sessions, that will include Estate and Gift Tax, Tax Procedure and Litigation, and State and Local Tax.

The state and local tax programs to be discussed include:

  • To conform or not to conform: What’s all the fuss about?
  • Taxpayer confidential: Exception for inter-agency information sharing
  • The sales tax warriors: Defending against mark-up audits in the golden state
  • It can be expensive to be a responsible party
  • Nexus maybe: Doing business in California
  • 2013 SALT cases that promise to shake up the landscape
  • BOE / FTB audit red fights: Illuminating the dirty dozen
  • The ugly duckling taxes: California property, local and special taxes
  • Intangibles: You can’t touch, but they may tax
  • California budget and legislation: 2013 in review
  • “The View,” with special guest hosts, members of the BOE
  • Behave! Ethics in state and local tax
  • Shave and a haircut: (Two) Thoughts on the future of the multistate tax compact after Gillette
  • Sick and tired of bad tax treatment? Come here to discuss litigation remedies!
  • Knowing your audience — Winning a tax dispute in state court
  • What, me worry? California personal income tax issues worth discussing in a largely corporate setting
  • California chief counsel roundtable
  • Navigating California’s administrative appeals process

If you’d like to attend the Conference you should register by October 15, 2013 to take advantage of special reduced fees.

For Further Information

Taxation Section of the California State Bar – 2103 California Tax Policy Conference