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Tax Analysts Announces April 3 Conference on President Obama's Tax Policy

April 1, 2009

FALLS CHURCH, VA – Tax Analysts, the nonprofit provider of federal, state and international tax news and analysis, will hold a conference on President Obama’s tax policy on Friday, April 3, from 9 to 11 a.m., at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

Speakers at this event – entitled “Obama’s Tax Policy: What’s Right? What’s Wrong? What’s the Future? – include:


    • Len Burman, director of the Tax Policy Center (a project of the Urban Institute and Brookings Institution);
    • Chris Edwards, director of tax policy studies at the Cato Institute; and
    • Eugene Steuerle, vice president of the Peterson Foundation.
    • Christopher Bergin, president and publisher of Tax Analysts, will make opening remarks and moderate the discussion.

With this event, Tax Analysts begins its seventh year of holding conferences on key issues in tax policy and administration. Previous conferences have focused on a wide variety of issues – from the relationship between taxes and the economy to the question of how transparent the Internal Revenue Service should be in administering the nation’s tax laws.

Attendees to Tax Analysts conferences include current and former Treasury and IRS officials, congressional staffers, Tax Court judges, tax lawyers and lobbyists, other tax experts, media, and others.

Interested parties should register to attend at Tax Analysts’ web site,, and click on the ad for the event. The meeting is also available via a live audiocast.