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Monday, June 10, 2013

GENERAL SESSION


 
Welcome to Albuquerque
The Honorable Mayor Richard J. Berry      
 
Welcome to New Mexico
The Honorable Susana Martinez      
   
State Revenue Trends
Scott Pattison, National Association of State Budget Officers      
 
Why Taxpayers Cheat
Will Rice, FAST
 [presentation]    
 

LUNCHEON


 
Tax Reform Commissions-Agents of Change or Dusty Report Writers?
Jim Eads, Director, Issue Resolution, Ryan      
 
Concurrent Sessions

LEGAL BREAKOUT


 
Disaster Relief Legislation
Deborah Bierbaum, AT&T
Billy Hamilton, State Tax Notes
Roy Austin, Entergy
 [presentation]    
 
Litigation and Legislation Update
Marilyn Wethekam, Horwood Marcus
Harley Duncan, KPMG
Helen Hecht, Federation of Tax Administrators
 [presentation]    [papers]
 
Perspectives on Emerging State Tax Issues
Moderator - Shirley Sicilian, MTC
Panelists:
Prentiss Willson, Sutherland Asbill Brennan
Joe Garrett, Alabama Department of Revenue
Jordan Goodman, Horwood Marcus Berk
Brian Hamer, Illinois Department of Revenue      
 
Update on Massachusetts Mediation Program
Amy Pitter, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Revenue
 [presentation]    
 
     
 

TECHNOLOGY BREAKOUT


 
 
Minnesota Dept. of Revenue - User Focused e-Services
Greg Tschida, Minnesota Department of Revenue
 [presentation]    
 
Consolidated Data Centers and CyberSecurity
Barry Conover, Utah Tax Commission      
 
Consolidated Data Centers and CyberSecurity
Brad Boroff, Illinois Department of Revenue      
   
Integrated Tax System Upgrade and Redesign
Robert Donaldson, Pennsylvania Department of Revenue
 [presentation]    
 
     
 

COMPLIANCE BREAKOUT


 
Compliance Award Winner: Mobile Sales Tax Application
Janet Shimabukuro, Washington State Department of Revenue
 [presentation]    
 
Compliance Award Honorable Mention: Cooperative Effort to Fight Vehicle Tax Evasion
Susan Von Mosch, Minnesota Department of Revenue      
 
Online Payment Plans and Other Collection Initiatives
Steve Gorton, Wisconsin Department of Revenue
 [presentation]    
 
Compliance Award Honorable Mention: Fast-Tracked Collections Initiatives
Charlie Helms and Beth Collins, North Carolina Department of Revenue
 [presentation]    
 
Integrated Tax Clearances
Mark Morabito and William Tharp, Pennsylvania Department of Revenue
 [presentation]    
   
     
 

SPONSOR SOLUTION SERIES


 
Strength In Numbers: Working Together To Meet Tax Administration Challenges
Joe Milack, Fast Enterprises
Josh Decker Fast Enterprises      
 
When Planning Business System Modernization, What Problems Are You Solving And How Do You Get What You Want?
John Bace - Director, Compliance Management Practice Revenue Solutions, Inc.      
 
Case Study: How Indentity-Based Filters Helped Louisiana Stop Millions in Tax Refund Fraud
Jarrod Coniglio, Chief of Staff, Louisiana Department of Revenue
Steve Lappenbusch, Tax and Revenue Markets, LexisNexis Risk Management      
 
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

GENERAL SESSION


 
An Equitable Section 18 Apportionment Standard
John Swain, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona      
 
Perspective from the National Taxpayer Advocate
Nina Olson, Internal Revenue Service      
 
Tobacco Tax Fraud
Steve Gentry and Steve Grimaldi, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company
[note: large file, 10mb]
 [presentation]    
 
You're St. Petersburg-Bound
Maria Johnson, Florida Department of Revenue      
 
Concurrent Sessions

LEGAL BREAKOUT


 
Current State of Bankruptcy Jurisdiction
John Snethen, Indiana Attorney General's Office
 [presentation]    
 
State Tax Issues on Indian Lands - A Primer Plus Developments
Pat Irvine, Fennemore Craig
Joe Lennihan, Blackstone's Ink
 [presentation]  [audio podcast]  [papers]
 
Due Process Clause Developments
Bruce Johnson, Chairman, Utah State Tax Commission
Fred Nicely, Council on State Taxation
Greg Turner, Council on State Taxation
Greg Mattson, Multistate Tax Commission
 [presentation]    
 
     
 

TECHNOLOGY BREAKOUT


 
Broadening Access to your Web Portal through Usability Improvements
Susan Powell, New York Department of Taxation and Finance
[note: large file]
 [presentation]    
 
User Focused E-Services
Matt Massman, Minnesota Department of Revenue
 [presentation]    
 
Implementation of Mobile Applications for Taxpayers
Margaret Kauska, Montana Department of Revenue
 [presentation]    
 
Panel: Use of Live Chat for Taxpayer Assistance      
 
Kentucky's Live Chat Program
Mack Gillim, Kentucky Department of Revenue
 [presentation]    
 
Virginia's Live Chat for Taxpayer Assistance
Larry Durbin, Virginia Department of Taxation
 [presentation]    
 
     
 

MANAGEMENT BREAKOUT


 
New York's Award-Winning Risk Management Program
Barry Ginsberg, New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
 [presentation]    
 
Fresh Approaches to Risk Management
Brad Boroff, Illinois Department of Revenue
 [presentation]    
 
Leadership Transformation
Gary Matherne, Innovation and Knowledge Consulting      
 
Panel: Managing for Marketplace Fairness
Tim Jennrich, Washington State Department of Revenue
Craig Johnson, Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board
Christie Comanita, Arizona
Joan Wagnon, FedTax
Charles Collins, Taxware
[note: large file]
 [presentation]    
 
     
 

SPONSOR SOLUTION SERIES


 
     
 
Building your Crystal Ball: Fully leverage your data to gain insight and improve decision making
Todd Gardner, Solution Engineer, SAP Public Services      
 
Up in Smoke - What the Future Holds for Cigarette Tax Revenues and MSA Payments
Alex Spelman, Business Development Director, SICPA      
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

GENERAL SESSION


 
Multistate Tax Commission Update
Joe Huddleston, Multistate Tax Commission      
 
Panel: Tips for A Good Relationship with your Legislators      
 
Care & Feeding of State Legislators
Kevin Sullivan, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Revenue
[Note: large file]
 [presentation]    
 
Building Effective Relationships with Legislators
Vikki Smith, Washington Department of Revenue
 [presentation]    
 
Tips for A Good Relationship with your Legislators
Gale Garriott, Federation of Tax Administrators      
 
Award Presentations
Janet Shimabukuro, Washington, Winner, Harley T. Duncan Award for Leadership
Washington State, Winner, Compliance Program
New York State, Winner, Management Award
North Carolina, Honorable Mention, Compliance Award
Minnesota, Honorable Mention, Compliance Award      
 
Ethics Continuous Education for State Tax Attorneys
Glenn McCoy, KPMG
Nicole Crighton, KPMG
 [presentation]    [papers]