Past Events

Individual Taxation: The Role of the Tax System in Addressing Increasing Inequality
January 26, 2023
DC Bar Annual Tax Conference
Conference details

Chye-Ching Huang joined a panel that aimed to discuss how various aspects of the individual tax system affect inequality and the prospects for legislation in these areas in the short and long-term.

More Than the Bare Minimum: A Closer Look at the CAMT
October 14, 2022
American Bar Association Fall Tax Meeting
Conference details

Peter Richman moderated a panel that discussed certain technical, policy, and implementation issues arising under the newly-enacted corporate alternative minimum tax (CAMT), scheduled to take effect next year.

Implementing the Inflation Reduction Act
September 20, 2022
Institute for Policy Integrity: A New Era of Climate & Energy Policy
Conference details
Video recording

Michael Kaercher joins a panel to discuss various aspects, challenges, and opportunities of implementing the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).

Tackling International Tax  
June 13, 2022 
The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution 
Event details  

Chye-Ching Huang joined a roundtable discussion exploring significant changes to the taxing of international corporate income.

Current Developments in Corporate Tax 
May 14, 2022 
American Bar Association May Tax Meeting
Conference details 

Peter Richman moderated a panel that aimed to cover current developments in corporate tax, including (i) updates from the Tax Court, (ii) noteworthy private letter rulings, and (iii) recent regulatory and subregulatory guidance. 

Individual & Family Taxation: Oh, The Places Your Examination Will Go!  
May 13, 2022 
American Bar Association May Tax Meeting
Conference details 

Kathleen Bryant joined a panel of experts to consider use of correspondence examinations, the higher rates of audits of lower income taxpayers based on claims for dependents, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Child Tax Credit, and strategies for saving clients time and money and for resolving issues as early as possible.

International Tax: Outbound Tax Developments #1 
DC Bar Tax Legislative and Regulatory Update Conference
May 5, 2022 
Conference details 

Rose Jenkins joined a panel on select outbound issues, particularly repatriation issues related to previously taxed earnings and profits, basis, and the section 245A participation exemption.

Individual Taxation 
DC Bar Tax Legislative and Regulatory Update Conference
May 4, 2022 
Conference details 

Chye-Ching Huang joined a panel to discuss current proposals to change taxation of ordinary income and capital gain on high-income individuals, trusts, and estates.

Individual Taxation: Estate and Gift Taxation Update 
DC Bar Tax Legislative and Regulatory Update Conference
May 4, 2022 
Conference details 

Tabetha Peavey joined a panel to provide an update on estate and gift taxation.

Taxing the Rich: Is It a Problem? If So, What Can Be Done About It?
March 3, 2022 
NYU Law Forum
Event details
Video recording

Tabetha Peavey joined a panel of experts to discuss the pros and cons of ideas put forth to tax the rich.

2022 Law Student Section Meet and Greet 
February 17, 2022 
New York State Bar Association
Event details 

Rose Jenkins joined a roundtable to talk careers in tax law.

Tax System Working Group Discussion Series: Diversity in the Tax Bar 
January 7, 2022 
Law Firm Antiracism Alliance 
Event announcement 

Chye-Ching Huang joined a panel to address policy opportunities for diverse tax lawyers.  

Tax Policy in the New Administration: Priorities and Opportunities
January 5, 2022 
The American Association of Law Schools 
Event details 

Chye-Ching Huang joined a panel to discuss opportunities for tax reform and advancing racial equity in the tax system, IRS enforcement, global digital taxation, the American Families Plan, and other tax relief efforts. 

The Prescription: Fiscal Policy for Today's Economy
December 23, 2022
Tax Policy Center
Video Recording

Rose Jenkins discussed the effects of proposed changes to the taxation of US-based multinational corporations in the Build Back Better legislation.

What Would Ed Think? – Policy Perspectives 
November 5, 2021
Conference In Honor Of Edward Kleinbard
Event details
Video recording

Chye-Ching Huang spoke on the policy work of the late Edward Kleinbard, a preeminent tax scholar, former Chief of Staff at the US Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation, and the Robert C. Packard Trustee Chair in Law at USC Gould.

Toward Stronger and Fairer Tax Enforcement 
November 3, 2021
Center for American Progress
Event details

Chye-Ching Huang participated on a panel to discuss proposals in the Build Back Better legislation to strengthen tax compliance and make it more equitable by investing in the IRS and giving it tools needed to make it more effective and efficient.

EITC/CTC Eligibility Rules Today vs. Eligibility Rules For Other Family Benefit/Anti-Poverty Programs 
October 25, 2021
Center for Taxpayer Rights Workshop Series
Video recording

Kathleen Bryant and Chye-Ching Huang reviewed the statutory, regulatory, and other administrative rules pertaining to EITC and CTC eligibility. 

Building Back Better: Raising Revenue to Invest in Shared Prosperity
October 6, 2021
US Congress Joint Economic Committee
Hearing details
Written testimony

Chye-Ching Huang testified on how sound tax policy can both lift living standards of low- and moderate-income Americans and support economic growth with broadly shared benefits. 

Tax Policy in the Build Back Better Act 
September 29, 2021
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
Video recording

Chye-Ching Huang participated on a panel to discuss draft reconciliation legislation and explain what it means for the future of the tax code and the American economy. 

Tax Policy Colloquium  
September 29, 2021 
UCI Law 
Event details

Tabetha Peavey, Michael Kaercher, and Chye-Ching Huang presented on the capital gains and transfer tax policy proposals being considered in the Build Back Better legislation. 

Representing the Public Interest: Who Speaks for Taxpayers? 
September 24, 2021
American Bar Association Fall Tax Meeting
Conference details

Michael Kaercher joined a panel to discuss the growing focus on public interest law concepts in the tax area and to debate perspectives on the needs of the public in public representation. 

Cash and Kids: Momentum on Child Tax Credit Policy and Other Ideas to Increase Family Income
July 26, 2021
Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity & The American Academy of Political and Social Science
Video recording

Chye-Ching Huang joined a panel to discuss the expansion of the Child Tax Credit and other policy proposals to support low- to moderate-income families. 

32nd Annual Roundtable on the President’s Budget and the Economy
July 3, 2021
The Urban Institute
Event details

Chye-Ching Huang discussed the tax proposals in the proposed budget.  

Racial Equity and the Tax System
June 18, 2021
National Press Foundation
Summary & Video recording

Chye-Ching Huang outlined how aspects of the federal tax system can exacerbate or ameliorate racial inequities.  

A Discussion of Priorities in Tax Legislation and Regulation
May 14, 2021
National Tax Association, 51st Annual Spring Symposium
Conference agenda

Professor Susan Morse and Chye-Ching Huang moderated the panel on a range of tax policy issues and scholarship.

Funding Our Nation’s Priorities: Reforming the Tax Code’s Advantageous Treatment of the Wealthy
May 12, 2021
House Committee on Ways & Means, Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee

Chye-Ching Huang testified on how aspects of the US federal tax system give income generated by wealth certain tax benefits not available to income from work, and how these preferences can also encourage tax avoidance and evasion. 

Reforming Tax Expenditures
April 14, 2021
Tax Analysts
Video recording

Chye-Ching Huang joined a panel to discuss the need for and challenges of reforming tax expenditures. 

Paying for Infrastructure
April 8, 2021
Center for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB)
Video recording

Chye-Ching Huang participated on a panel to discuss possible revenue sources for investments in America’s infrastructure. 

How U.S. International Tax Policy Impacts American Workers, Jobs, and Investment
March 25, 2021
US Senate Committee on Finance
Written testimony
Video recording

Chye-Ching Huang testified on elements of the post-2017 structure of the US international tax regime and potential reforms.