Book Symposium on Dan Shaviro’s Fixing U.S. International Taxation at Hebrew University Law School

In June, Daniel N. Shaviro, Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation, participated in a symposium at Hebrew University Law School on his forthcoming book, Fixing U.S. International Taxation (Oxford University Press, 2014).  The commentators were Steve Shay (Harvard), Yariv Brauner (Florida), and Fadi Shaheen (Rutgers-Newark).

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Pathways to Tax Reform: The Future of Pass-Through Entity Taxation (Mon., April 22, 12:30 PM)

Please join us next Monday, April 22 from 12:30-1:30 PM in Furman Hall Room 324 for the next installment in our Pathways to Tax Reform Series.  Next week’s session is titled “The Future of Pass-Through Entity Taxation:  A Discussion of the Ways & Means Committee Proposals.” In March 2013, the House Ways and Means Committee […]

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Mitchell Kane files amicus brief in US Supreme Court foreign tax credit case, PPL Corp. v. Comm’r. Erin Scharff (’11) is counsel of record.

Mitchell Kane, Professor of Law, has co-authored an amicus brief in PPL Corp. v. Commissioner, Docket No. 12-43.  Erin Scharff, Acting Assistant Professor of Tax Law, was the counsel of record on the brief.  The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case on February 20th.  The issue presented is “Whether, in determining […]

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David Kamin presents “Are We There Yet?: On a Path to Closing America’s Long-Run Deficit” (Jan. 23, 2013)

On Tuesday, January 22, David Kamin, Assistant Professor of Law, NYU School of Law, will present Are We There Yet?: On a Path to Closing America’s Long-Run Deficit at the Tax Policy Colloquium at NYU School of Law.  The co-convenors of the Colloquium are Daniel Shaviro, Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation, NYU School of Law, and William Gale, the Arjay and […]

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“Taxation and Multi-period Global Cap and Trade” by Mitchell Kane

Taxation and Multi-period Global Cap and Trade by Mitchell Kane, Professor of Law, NYU School of Law, has been published in the New York University Environmental Law Journal (19 NYU Env.L.J. 87 (2011)).  A brief abstract is below: This paper analyzes the ways in which taxation can distort prices in greenhouse gas emissions permit markets […]

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In Memoriam: James S. Eustice (LL.M. ’58)

The Graduate Tax Program and NYU Law mourn the loss of James Eustice (LL.M. ’58), Gerald L. Wallace Professor of Taxation Emeritus, who passed away on April 26.  ”Jim was a legendary figure in the field of tax law and a beloved member of the Law School community since he joined our faculty in 1960,” […]

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Tax Policy Colloquium — Joshua Blank (April 14)

On Thursday, April 14, Joshua Blank, NYU School of Law, presented In Defense of Tax Privacy, 61 Emory L.J. ___ (2011), at the NYU Tax Policy Colloquium.  The co-convenors of the Colloquium are Daniel Shaviro, Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation, NYU School of Law, and Mihir Desai, Harvard Business School.  A brief abstract is below: The debate over whether tax privacy—a […]

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“Anti-Abuse Tax Rules: A Global Perspective” (Tues., Apr. 12th, 12:30 PM)

On Tuesday, April 12 from 12:30 PM to 1:50 PM in Vanderbilt Hall Room 216, the Graduate Tax Program will host an event titled “Anti-Abuse Tax Rules: A Global Perspective.” This event will consider recent developments in the enactment of general anti-abuse rules, such as the economic substance doctrine, in jurisdictions around the globe, including […]

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Deborah Schenk Participates in “Women in Tax Law Academia” Panel at Georgetown (March 30th)

On Wednesday, March 30th, Deborah Schenk, Ronald and Marilynn Grossman Professor of Taxation, will participate in “A Symposium Confronting the Intersection of Tax Law, Gender and Sexuality” hosted by The Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law at the Georgetown University Law Center.  Professor Schenk will serve as the Primary Speaker on a panel titled […]

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“Blockers, Stoppers and the Entity Classification Rules” by Willard Taylor

Willard B. Taylor, Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law, NYU School of Law, has published Blockers, Stoppers and the Entity Classification Rules, 64 Tax Lawyer __ (2011). An excerpt from the Introduction is below Tax lawyers often refer to “blockers” or “stoppers”—what are these? Generically, a blocker or stopper is an entity inserted […]

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NYU School of Law and UCLA School of Law launch joint annual tax policy conference

NYU School of Law and UCLA School of Law have created the NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Conference, a joint annual conference focusing on tax policy issues from both a legal and economic perspective. The new venture, which will provide a forum in which leading scholars, policy-makers, and practitioners can analyze complex tax policy questions and options for […]

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Dan Shaviro Participates in “Tax Cuts & The Impending Budget Crisis” at Yale Law School

On Monday, February 14, Dan Shaviro, Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation, NYU School of Law, will participate in an event titled “Tax Cuts & The Impending Budget Crisis” at Yale Law School hosted by the American Constitution Society. A description of the event is below: A discussion with Prof. Michael Graetz, Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher […]

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Deborah Schenk and Dan Shaviro Participate in Tax Expenditure Reform Conference

On January 14, Deborah Schenk, Ronald and Marilynn Grossman Professor of Taxation, NYU School of Law, and Dan Shaviro, Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation, participated in a conference at Loyola Law School Los Angeles on tax expenditure reform.  Professor Schenk participated in a panel titled The Salience of Tax Expenditures and Implications for Reform and […]

“A Short Course on the Collapse of Meaning in Corporate Tax Law” by Charles I. Kingson

Charles I. Kingson, Adjunct Professor of Law, NYU School of Law, has published A Short Course on the Collapse of Meaning in Corporate Tax Law, 130 Tax Notes 83 (January 3, 2011).  A brief abstract is below: The report discusses how various corporate transactions are characterized as distributions to shareholders, transfers to third parties, or […]

“The Mommy Track Divides” by Lily Batchelder

Lily Batchelder, Professor of Law and Public Policy (on leave), NYU School of Law, who is currently serving as Chief Tax Counsel of the US Senate Finance Committee, has posted a new paper: “The Mommy Track Divides: The Impact of Childbearing on Wages of Women of Differing Skill Levels” (with Elizabeth Wilde and David T. […]

NYU Law at the National Tax Association (Nov 18 to 20)

The 103rd Annual Conference on Taxation of the National Tax Association was held on November 18th to 20th, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency McCormack Place in Chicago, Illinois. Daniel Shaviro, NYU School of Law, participated in a panel discussion titled “International Corporate Taxation: Are We Headed in the Right Direction?”.  The slides from his talk […]

“Taxation and the Financial Sector” by Daniel Shaviro (with Douglas A. Shackelford and Joel Slemrod)

Daniel Shaviro, Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation, NYU School of Law, has posted “Taxation and the Financial Sector”, co-authored with Douglas A. Shackelford (UNC) and Joel Slemrod (Michigan), which will be published in the December 2010 issue of the National Tax Journal, here.  A brief abstract is below: In the aftermath of the recent financial crisis, a […]

Deborah Schenk presents “Recent Developments in S Corporations”

On Monday, October 25, 2010, Deborah Schenk, Ronald and Marilynn Grossman Professor of Taxation, NYU School of Law, presented “Recent Developments in S Corporations” at the Northwest Tax Institute in Seattle, Washington.

Victor Fleischer presents “Taxing Founders’ Stock” at NYU Law Faculty Workshop

On Monday, October 18th, Victor Fleischer (University of Colorado Law School), who is visiting NYU Law during the Fall 2010 semester presented a paper titled “Taxing Founders’ Stock” at the weekly NYU Law faculty workshop. A brief abstract is below: Founders of a start-up usually take common stock as a large portion of their compensation […]

“When Is Tax Enforcement Publicized?” by Joshua Blank

Joshua Blank, Associate Professor of the Practice of Tax Law and Faculty Director of the Graduate Tax Program, NYU School of Law, has published When Is Tax Enforcement Publicized? (co-authored with Daniel Z. Levin, Rutgers Business School) in the latest issue of the Virginia Tax Review.  A brief abstract is below: Every spring, the federal government […]