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ABA/IPT State and Local Tax Seminars – March 31st through April 4th in New Orleans, Louisiana

March 6, 2014

 by Jennifer Weidler

The ABA Section of Taxation and the Institute for Professionals in Taxation will be holding a week-long opportunity for practitioners to receive CLE and CPE credit while learning about current state and local tax issues facing different businesses and industries.  The seminars will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana.  According to the ABA/IPT, the seminars are designed for, “attorneys, accountants, tax directors, state and local tax managers, government tax officials, appraisers, property tax managers, commercial and industrial property managers, and others interested in state and local income, sales, use, and ad valorem taxation.”  The seminars will take place from March 31, 2014 through April 4, 2014.  Each seminar is one and one-half days: the Income Tax Seminar will be held from March 31st through April 1st; the Sales/Use Tax Seminar will be held from April 1st through April 2nd; and the Property Tax Seminar will be held from April 3rd through April 4th.

Stewart M. Weintraub, shareholder and Chair of the SALT practice at Chamberlain Hrdlicka, is the Overall Chair for the three ABA/IPT Seminars.  During the Income Tax program Mr. Weintraub will be moderating a panel discussing “When to Settle – Audit Strategies to Avoid Litigation” and during the Property Tax program he will be a panelist discussing Current Developments in Property Tax.

For more information about the seminars, see the brochure: https://meetings.abanet.org/meeting/tax/IPT14/media/2014%20ABA-IPT%20Brochure.pdf

For general and hotel information and to register for the program, see: http://meetings.abanet.org/meeting/tax/IPT14/

Weekly SALT Update – Jan. 13, 2012

January 13, 2012

 by Jennifer Weidler

ALABAMA

Alabama Retail Association Issues Letter Expressing Support for Alabama Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Commission’s Preliminary Report

The Alabama Retail Association addressed a letter on behalf of its 4,000 members,to the Alabama Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Commission.  The letter expressedthe Alabama Retail Association’s support for the Commission’s preliminary report and recommendations, stating its belief that simplifying the sales and use tax system would increase compliance and revenue. (more…)