Media Advisory: Tax Controversy Institute Debates and Discusses Sensitive Tax Practice Issues in the Headlines

WHAT: UCLA Extension 31st Annual Tax Controversy Institute A forum for tax practitioners from the federal government, judiciary, and private sectors to discuss tax practice issues, policies, and strategies making headlines in 2015. WHEN: Friday, October 27, 2015 WHERE: Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA WHO: Charles Rettig, Institute Chair, Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher &…

The Digital Age Opens More Doors For LA’s Legal Secretaries

California continues to lead the nation in the number of legal secretaries that are gainfully employed. Many of the 30,530 assistants work in legal services, where their chief tasks include gathering pertinent information for active cases, while helping attorneys prepare and file court-worthy documents. In Los Angeles, top administrative aides earn more than $60,000 annually, according to current data….

Tax Controversy Institute Spotlights Latest Trends at 30th Anniversary Conference, October 28

UCLA Extension celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Tax Controversy Institute during its annual conference at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Tuesday, Oct. 28. Designed for attorneys, accountants, and business/corporate professionals, the one-day conference brings together experienced tax practitioners from the federal government, judiciary, and private sectors to discuss – and debate – sensitive tax…

Land Use Law & Planning Conference Examines California’s Ever-Changing Landscape

Experts discuss precedent-setting legal cases, changing demographics, climate change and more   California experienced in 2013 a number of precedent-setting court decisions for growth and development, as well as a partial reform of its vast environmental quality regulations. With a growing and more diverse population and continued economic expansion, what new challenges will face city planners,…

Tax Attorneys, CPAs to Discuss Latest IRS Enforcement Techniques, Other Issues at UCLA Extension’s Annual Tax Controversy Institute October 22

 What are the current tax enforcement priorities of the IRS?  How will the IRS do more with less? What is the latest with the IRS’s enforcement activities regarding offshore financial accounts? In one of the nation’s most open and productive forums with top IRS officials,  many of the country’s leading tax attorneys and accountants will…