TEI Supports Creation of Independent Tax Court in Alabama

On April 12, 2011, TEI filed a letter urging the Alabama legislature to pass bill establishing a pre-payment, independent tax appeals tribunal but raising concerns with the legislation's proposed "substantial understatement" penalty. TEI's comments were prepared under the aegis of its State and Local Tax Committee, whose chair is Linda Dickens. Daniel B. De Jong, TEI Tax Counsel, serves as legal staff liaison to the committee and coordinated the preparation of the letter.

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