WCTEO 2019 Highlights

The following are some of the highlights from Day One of the WCTEO 2019. Washington Update Sunita Lough (IRS, Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement and former commissioner of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities division) discussed the IRS’s shift to enforcement with better data analytics (to select the “right” cases). As an example, she […]

WCTEO 2018 Highlights

The 2018 Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations (WCTEO) is currently taking place in Los Angeles. Here are some selected running highlights. Washington Updates IRS 2018-2019 Priority Guidance Plan – Implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Items 21, 34, 39, 40, 58); Exempt Organizations (pp. 16-17); General Tax Issues (Item 11) Average processing time of exemption […]

2010 Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations

Last Thursday and Friday, I attended one of my favorite annual events, the Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations (WCTEO), co-sponsored by Loyola Law School and the Internal Revenue Service.  As always, the event was attended by many prominent attorneys, accountants, and executives who practice in the nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations area. After brief introductions, […]