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WELCOME

Agenda

WEDNESDAY, MAY 19th - COUNCIL FOR ELECTRONIC REVENUE COMMUNICATION ADVANCEMENT

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM        WELCOME

SPEAKERS:       GENO SALO

CERCA Chair and Senior Director, Thomson Reuters

TIM HUGO

CERCA Executive Director

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM       ANALYSIS OF THE LATEST TAX LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS

        SPEAKERS:       

KAREN MCAFEE

Staff Director, U.S. House Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee

ADAM CARASSO

Senior Tax and Economic Advisor, U.S. Senate Finance Committee

RUSS SULLIVAN

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM       FEATURED SPEAKER:

DAVID ALITO

Deputy Commissioner, Wage & Investment, IRS

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM       BREAK - Sponsored by Jackson Hewitt

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM        THE EVOLUTION OF TAX ADMINISTRATION

The CERCA Board Leads a Discussion on the Current Tax Season and What's Ahead in Tax Administration

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM       LATEST HAPPENINGS POLITICALLY IN CONGRESS AND THE ADMINISTRATION

        SPEAKERS:       LISA B. NELSON

Chief Executive Officer, American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)

STEVE RYAN, Esq.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM       Virtual Social Hour ~ Sponsored by Credit Karma Tax and TaxAct

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM        CONFERENCE OPENS

Remarks by Geno Salo and Tim Hugo

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM        KEYNOTE ADDRESS

THE HONORABLE CHARLES P. RETTIG

IRS Commissioner

LUNCH - Sponsored by Drake Software

1:40 PM - 2:10 PM          FEATURED SPEAKER "Alphabet Soup of 2021"

DIETRA GRANT

Director of the Customer Account Services (CAS), IRS

2:10 PM - 2:40 PM         THE IRS MOD PLAN

NANCY A. SIEGER

Chief Information Officer, IRS

2:40 PM - 2:55 PM          BREAK - Sponsored by FileYourTaxes.com

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM          2021: STATES’ RETROACTIVITY ODYSSEY

         A PANEL BY THE FEDERATION OF TAX ADMINISTRATORS (FTA) LEADERSHIP

 MODERATOR: MICHELE GERACI JACKSON HEWITT

 SPEAKERS:      MARY PETERSON

                        Executive Director, Federation of Tax Administrators Immediate FTA

 Past President - SHARONNE BONARDI

 Deputy Comptroller of Maryland

 Current FTA President - JOHN VALENTINE

Chair for the Utah Office of the Commission

Incoming FTA President - KIMBERLY J. LEWIS

Secretary, Louisiana Dept. of Revenue

 

3:35 PM - 4:00 PM          Tales from the Crypto - The New Wave of Illicit Finance

JAROD KOOPMAN

Director, Cyber Crime, IRS Criminal Investigation

 

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM          FEATURED SPEAKER

The National Taxpayer Advocate ERIN COLLINS

THURSDAY, MAY 20th - COUNCIL FOR ELECTRONIC REVENUE COMMUNICATION ADVANCEMENT

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