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Section of Taxation: EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS COMMITTEE

Section of Taxation:
EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS COMMITTEE

Message from The Chair

Chair Lisa Johnsen Vice-Chair Carolyn Ward

Chair Lisa Johnsen (left) and Vice-Chair Carolyn (Morey) Ward

Welcome to the Exempt Organizations Committee website. This Committee focuses on issues affecting tax-exempt organizations. Our Committee meets and puts on panels, on Fridays from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the Tax Section meetings. All are welcome! The Committee has numerous subcommittees that focus on specific issues or particular types of exempt organizations. In addition to information on the Committee and its various subcommittees, on our site you will also find links to upcoming events, transcripts of recent meetings, comments and government submissions, and more. We are actively seeking young attorneys interested in developing careers in this specialty. If you are interested in networking with peers sharing an interest in exempt organizations and taxation, please contact me at the email address below. We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

Lisa Johnsen, Chair -- Lisa.Johnsen@gatesfoundation.org

Carolyn (Morey) Ward, Vice Chair – Carolyn.ward@ropesgray.com

Rosemary E. Fei, Vice Chair – rfei@adlercolvin.com

Committee Materials from Recent Meetings

Did you know thousands of pages of cutting-edge committee program materials are available to you as a Tax Section member? These documents contain analysis of the latest federal tax policy, initiatives, regulations, legislative forecasts, and planning ideas developed by the country's leading tax attorneys and government officials. Access these materials now.

Sub committees and Task Forces  (click [+] for listing)

 Sub Committees

Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

Exempt Organizations Committee Joint Fall CLE Meeting

September 15, 2017
Hilton Austin – Austin, TX

Exempt Organizations Committee Midyear Meeting

February 9, 2018
Hilton San Diego – San Diego, CA

Exempt Organizations Committee May Meeting

May 11, 2018
Grand Hyatt – Washington, DC

Exempt Organizations Committee Joint Fall CLE Meeting

October 5, 2018
Hyatt Regency – Atlanta, GA
 
Section Events

    5th Annual International Tax Enforcement and Controversy

    10/27/2017-10/27/2017
    Mayflower Hotel
    Washington

    International tax enforcement by tax authorities around the globe continues with ever increasing stakes for taxpayers and the governments. The complexity of the law is increasing at a blistering place, amidst growth in anti-abuse rules, reporting obligations, information sharing, leaks and whistleblowing, ...

    28th Annual Philadelphia Tax Conference

    11/01/2017-11/02/2017
    Union League of Philadelphia
    Philadelphia

    The conference is designed for business tax professionals both in-house professionals and outside advisors. Nationally recognized speakers from the government and the private sector will address the latest federal, state, and international developments and planning opportunities. CPE and CLE credit ...

    The Ethical Duty of Technology Competence

    11/08/2017-11/08/2017

    In the digital age, lawyers have a duty to be competent not only in the law and its practice, but also in technology. This panel will discuss the ethical rules associated with the use of technology in the modern law office and recommended tools for compliance with those rules. Featured Speakers Roger ...

Leadership

Chair:

Johnsen, Lisa

Vice-Chairs:

Fei, Rosemary
Ward, Carolyn

Committee Roster  

Modified by Daniel Swenson on October 18, 2017

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