Tax Reform: In search of a 21st Century system

11th Annual Tax Policy & Practice Symposium
February 24 - 25, 2010
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC
Program Managers: Deloitte Tax LLP
UPDATE: Chairman Charles Rangel (D-NY), House Ways & Means Committee and Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) are now confirmed as keynote speakers!
Also please note that a lunch has been added on Day 2 - February 25. The conference will conclude at 1:45 pm.
The Administration and Congress have moved fundamental tax reform to center stage.
Participate in a two-day summit, with more than 50 tax leaders from business, government and academia, to discuss some of the most important issues facing your company regarding U.S. tax reform policy and global competitive positioning.
The 2010 Symposium will present informed viewpoints regarding options for tax reform with an eye toward a more viable U.S. tax policy. Sessions include:
·         Lessons in reform: Discussion of recent tax reform in other countries
·         The impact of fundamental tax reform on business models
·         Tax incentives for innovation and U.S. competitiveness
·         VAT:  Practical considerations and lessons learned

Location and Accommodation Details

The symposium will take place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel - 1150 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC.

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel at a rate of $299/night.  To obtain rooms at the group rate, contact the hotel by calling (800) 241-3333 or (202) 835-0500 and mention Tax Council Policy Institute: 11th Annual SymposiumRoom rates can not be guaranteed after January 26, 2010.   Room rate has been extended until Monday, February 1, 2010.

If our room block is full, nearby hotels include the Westin Grand, the Park Hyatt Washington, or the Embassy Suites Hotel Washington, D.C.  

The program level is designed for CFOs, VPs of Tax, VPs of Finance, corporate tax directors, government tax professionals, tax counsels, attorneys, managers and others with an advanced level of tax knowledge. The method of delivery will be group-live at an intermediate to advanced level. Participants should possess an intermediate knowledge of tax policy and practice.

Fees are refundable, less a $100 processing fee, if written notice is received by TCPI prior to February 5, 2010. There will be no refunds after February 5, 2010; however, a substitute for the original registrant will be accepted. For more information regarding registration, refund, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please call TCPI at (202) 822-8062 or email

Continuing Education

CPE: 13
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