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2018 Tax Controversy Seminar

Tax Executives Institute - Silicon Valley Chapter

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM (PDT)

2018 Tax Controversy Seminar

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
TEI Member Advanced Registration 5h 3m $175.00 $0.00
Non-member Advanced Registration 5h 3m $275.00 $0.00
Late / Walk-in Registration Not Started $300.00 $0.00

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Silicon Valley Chapter Presents:  

2018 Tax Controversy Seminar:  

Practical Strategies for Managing IRS Tax Audits and Appeals


Tuesday, September 25th 2018 

   Program:  9:00 am – 3:00 pm 

Biltmore Hotel and Suites:  2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA  95054 


 Speakers from Mayer Brown LLP  

Cabel Chinnis~ Paul DiSangro~ John Hildy~ Tom Kittle-Kamp~ Will MGarrity~ Warren Payne~ Joel Williamson 

  • How to Prepare for Audits Before the IRS Comes Knocking
  • Impact of Recent LB&I Transfer Pricing Directives
  • US Tax Litigation Update:  Amazon, Altera, Wayfair and other significant cases
  • IRS Appeals Update
  • Ethics in Tax Controversy for In-House Professionals

Keynote Lunch Speaker 

PRICING:         Advanced registrations made by 12:00 pm, Friday, September 21, 2018:

TEI Members                    $175

Non-Members                  $275

Late registrations              $300 (After 12:00 pm, Fri 9/21/18)



This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California up to 5.25 hours; and the Silicon Valley Chapter of Tax Executives Institute, Inc. certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education. This organization adheres to the regulations and requirements prescribed in the Accountancy Act of the State Board of Accountancy. Attending this program should permit an individual to claim up to 6.0 hours of California CPA continuing education credit. Not registered with the NASBA.

 2018 - 2019 Officers:

  • President:  Chris Therrien, VMWare
  • Chapter Representative:  Peter Waterstreet, ServiceNow
  • 1st Vice President:  Cindy Duquette, Intuitive Surgical
  • 2nd Vice President:  Stephen Dunphy, Ross Stores
  • Treasurer:  Daniel Smith, Google
  • Secretary:  Kristen Proschold, Intuitive Surgical

Directors / Term Expires:

  • Anu Bedi, Fitbit- 2021
  • Jay Lall, Service Now - 2020
  • Fenella Salmonsson, Microsoft - 2020
  • Bonnie Larsen, Sanmina - 2019
  • Grace Chu, Dolby Laboratories - 2019 
  • Linda Lee, Palo Alto Networks - 2019

Get involved in TEI!  Please contact the following committee chairs for your area of interest:

Committee Chairperson & Email

Federal Tax:  Mark Jewett

State & Local Tax:  Chris Kmak

International Tax:  Kristen Proschold

Financial Reporting:  Chris Anderson

IRS Liaison:  Howard Schneck

Head of Tax Roundtable:  Ira Cook 

NOTE - Payment by credit card only!  In order to receive advanced registration prices, payment for all persons attending must be received by the advance registration deadline.  Cancellations must be received before the advanced registration deadline - no refunds or credits after this time.  For questions regarding registration, contact Kelli Foy-Anderson at (831) 915-9831 or .

Have questions about 2018 Tax Controversy Seminar? Contact Tax Executives Institute - Silicon Valley Chapter

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The Biltmore Hotel and Suites Santa Clara
2151 Laurelwood Road
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM (PDT)

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Tax Executives Institute - Silicon Valley Chapter

Tax Executives Institute, Inc. is the preeminent association of in-house tax professionals worldwide. Our members are business executives who are responsible for taxation matters on an administrative or policy-making level, or whose work is otherwise primarily concerned with the challenges of business taxation. TEI members are accountants, lawyers, and other corporate and business employees who are responsible for the tax affairs of their employers in an executive, administrative, or managerial capacity.

The Silicon Valley Chapter, formed in 1982, is the largest TEI Chapter globally, and reprensents members in and around Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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