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October 21, 2021 9:00 am - 12noon Engaging with the tax compliance team on audit defense for better IRS audit outcomes. Hot areas for tax.

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TEI Silicon Valley Presents:


Thursday, October 21, 2021

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Zoom Online


~ Engaging with the tax compliance team on audit defense for better IRS audit outcomes.

~ Hot areas for tax disputes including TCJA, transfer pricing and litigation updates.

~ Featuring insights from panelists Caroline Ochital (Siemens), Barry Dixon (Google), and Chris Groboske (Airbnb).

~ Fireside Chat with Gloria Sullivan, former IRS Director Western Compliance, exploring recent IRS developments.

  • New Funding for IRS Enforcement
  • TJCA Audit Issues
  • LB&I Compliance Initiatives
  • R&D Directive
  • Appeals




  • Advanced registrations made by 12:00 pm, Monday, October 18, 2021
    • TEI Members:  $25
    • Non-Members: $55
    • All registrations after 12:00 pm, Monday, October 18, 2021:  $85




Each course has been approved for 2.0 California CLE credits and 2.4 California Board of Accountancy CPE credits.

**While CLE/CPE credit may be pre-approved in certain jurisdictions, final CPE accreditation approval is anticipated, but not guaranteed.

TEI CALENDAR: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/18223150/

NOTE - 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 kelli@foyevents.com.


President: Daniel Smith, Google

Chapter Representative: Eric Johnson, Ross Stores

1st Vice President: Kristen Bauer, Stripe

2nd Vice President: Howard Schneck, Varian Medical Systems

Treasurer: Fenella Salomonsson, Microsoft

Secretary: Chris Anderson, Facebook


Jason Wulfhorst,  Intuitive Surgical

Grace Chu: Dolby Laboratories

Clara Lee: VMware

Amy Chan: Facebook

Past Presidents:

Stephen Dunphy, Ross Stores

Cindy Duquette

Chris Therrien, VMware


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Please contact the following committee chairs for your area of interest:

Committee Chairperson / Email Address

Federal Tax: Mark Jewett / mjewett@ea.com

State & Local Tax: Jason Wulfhorst / jason.wulfhorst@intusurg.com

International Tax: Kristen Bauer/ kbauer@stripe.com

Financial Reporting: Kelly Mendonca/ mendok@amazon.com

IRS / Controversy: Howard Schneck / hschneck@paloaltonetworks.com

Head of Tax Roundtable: Ira Cook / ira.cook@smartm.com

Membership: Rick Eigenbrode / Richard.Eigenbrode@synopsys.com

Social Media: Fenella Salomonsson / Fenella.Salomonsson@microsoft.com  

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Organizer Tax Executives Institute - Silicon Valley Chapter

Organizer of 2021 IRS Controversy Seminar

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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