Activities By Committee

On December 22, 2016, TEI filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the taxpayers’ Petitions for a Writ of Certiorari in International Business Machines Corporation v. Michigan…
On December 14, 2016, TEI Tax Counsel Pilar Mata, along with Nikki Dobay of the Council on State Taxation (COST), presented at the Multistate Tax Commission’s (MTC) Fall Meeting and urged the MTC’s…
On December 12, 2016, TEI submitted a comment letter to the Financial Accounting Standards Board concerning proposed changes to the disclosure requirements in ASC 740 (accounting for income taxes). …
On December 8, 2016, the South Carolina Department of Revenue issued SC Revenue Procedure #16-1, which addresses how corporations may report federal income tax adjustments made by the Internal…
On November 15-16, 2016, representatives from Tax Executives Institute, led by 2015-2016 International President for Janice Lucchesi, met with officials from Canada Revenue Agency and the Canadian…
On November 15 and 16, 2016, members of TEI’s Canadian Income Tax Committee met with members of the Canada Revenue Agency and Department of Finance Canada to discuss various tax administrative and…
The Hill Extra interviewed TEI Tax Counsel Pilar Mata and covered TEI's State Tax Havens Policy Statement in a recent article regarding state tax haven legislation. The article notes that although…
On October 11-12, 2016, TEI Tax Counsel Ben Shreck participated in the OECD’s Public Consultations regarding revised OECD guidance on the use of the profit split method for transfer pricing purposes…
On October 11, 2016, TEI filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Dot Foods, Inc. v. State of Washington, Department of Revenue, No. 16-308. The petition seeks review of the Washington…
On September 30, 2016, the European Commission reappointed TEI as a member of the VAT Expert Group for a three-year term. The VAT Expert Group was established in 2012 for the purpose of “advis[ing]…
On September 29, 2016, TEI filed a submission responding to the British Columbia Commission on Tax Competitiveness's call for feedback on how to improve BC's competitiveness. TEI's submission follows…
On September 20, 2016, TEI issued a new policy statement on retroactive tax legislation. The policy statement takes the position that sound tax policy and administration require governments to…
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