Tax Lunch Forum – Speaker: Helen Hubbard, Tax Legislative Counsel, U.S. Treasury

Date: 2/13/04

To: NFTC Tax Committee

Re: February 13th Tax Lunch Forum

The next NFTC Tax Luncheon Forum to discuss current international tax developments will be held on Friday, February 13th at 12:00 p.m. EST, at the GM’s offices, 1660 L Street, Washington, DC, in the 5th floor conference room‚Äînote the location change (due to construction in the building adjacent to the NFTC).  Helen Hubbard, Legislative Counsel for the U.S. Treasury Office of Tax Policy, has graciously agreed to join us as our luncheon speaker to discuss the Fiscal Year 2005 Budget, including the legislative proposals released by the Treasury, “designed to close loopholes, halt several abusive tax avoidance transactions, and simplify the tax code.‚Äù  It will be an interesting discussion, please attend and join in.  

For those attending the meeting, lunch will be provided for $35, payable by check or credit card.  Please register in advance so that we can make the necessary lunch arrangements or provide the call in number to you.  For those who are outside the Washington Metropolitan area who cannot attend in person, a conference call-in number will be provided to you, however, you must return the attached response form to before the call-in information will be sent to you.  Please complete the attached response form to attend or participate in the conference call and return it by Tuesday, February 10th (note that no refunds will be made after Tuesday).

Note to conference call in participants: To give our speaker time to eat lunch, we usually start the discussion at approximately 12:15pm; (i.e., the call in number will activate at 12:15pm).  Also, please put your phones on mute unless you are speaking and DO NOT PUT YOUR PHONE ON HOLD AT ANY TIME during the call.

2004 NFTC Tax Committee Calendar

The calendar is also available at the NFTC website,

March 10 (Wednesday) Tax Lunch Forum                        
April 29-May 1 (Thursday-Saturday) Spring Tax Committee Meeting—
Scottsdale, AZ (Note that the meeting will start with dinner Thursday night, and continue through lunch Saturday.  Our technical program will last two days instead of three.) 
June 2 (Wednesday) Tax Lunch Forum                      
July 21 (Wednesday) Tax Lunch Forum                        
September 15 (Wednesday) Tax Lunch Forum
October 13 (Wednesday) Tax Lunch Forum
November 16-17 (Tuesday-Wednesday) Fall Tax Committee Meeting—
Washington, DC