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  • 4/18/16
    Caroline Bruckner, Managing Director of the Kogod Tax Policy Center, tells WalletHub.com that for some small business owners who are partners in partnerships or shareholders of S-corporations, the window between the time a partner or shareholder receives the information needed to complete a tax return has shrunk.
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  • 4/4/16
    Executive Director of the Kogod Tax Policy Center Don Williamson spoke to BBC World News America about the Panama Papers scandal. Williamson said he was not surprised by the leaks, but found the identities of the account holders and the amounts to be surprising. Williamson points out that holding foreign accounts is not illegal but not disclosing such accounts is illegal.
  • 3/28/16
    Kogod Tax Policy Center Executive Director Donald Williamson's article Clarifying the Tax Classification of Workers was published in March's issue of Tax Notes. In this article, Williamson offers several recommendations, including a bright-line test, to clarify the tax rules on the classification of workers as employees or independent contractors.
    Read the Article Here.
  • 2/26/16
    Kogod Tax Policy Center Executive Director Donald Williamson spoke with Sinclair Broadcast Group about tax season and the odds of getting audited. Williamson said that the odds are extremely low and an urban myth that the Internal Revenue Service is like some kind of Gestapo is not true.
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  • 12/28/15
    Don Williamson published a Tax Management Memorandum article entitled, “The Constitution’s Dormant Commerce Clause Limits the Power of States to Tax Their Residents -- Comptroller of the Treasury of Maryland v. Brian Wynne et ux.” in Bloomberg BNA.
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  • 12/08/15
    Politico.com mentions the Capitol Hill symposium held last month by the Kogod Tax Policy Center at American University.
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  • 11/19/15
    The Hill features the Kogod Tax Policy Center in their article Republican: '2017 is the year for tax reform'.
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  • 9/28/15
    Caroline Bruckner, Managing Director of the Kogod Tax Policy Center, testified before the Senate Small Business Committee on Targeted Tax Reform.
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  • 9/21/15
    Professor and Executive Director of the Kogod Tax Policy Center Don Williamson will be speaking in New York City at the Bloomberg BNA Tax Advisory Board Forum on October 15 to discuss his research and article: The Constitution’s Dormant Commerce Clause Limits the Power of States to Tax Its Residents – Comptroller of the Treasury of Maryland v. Briane Wynne et ux.
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  • 9/14/15
    Professor and Executive Director of the Kogod Tax Policy Center Don Williamson will be speaking today at George Mason University Founder’s Hall presenting on “the Jurisdiction to Tax International Transactions” in an event to the State Administration of Taxation Bureau of Shenzhen City, People’s Republic of China.

  • 7/22/15
    Donald Williamson, Executive Director of the Kogod Tax Policy Center, testified before the House Committee on Small Business regarding the tax burden for emerging entrepreneurs. Watch the Video

  • 7/22/15
    Caroline Bruckner, Managing Director of the Kogod Tax Policy Center, testified before the Senate Small Business Committee on Targeted Tax Reform: Solutions to Relieve the Tax Compliance Burdens for America's Small Businesses.
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  • 7/22/15
    The Washington Business Journal quoted Donald Williamson, Executive Director of the Kogod Tax Policy Center, in an article on how to make tax compliance easier for small businesses. Read Full Article

  • 7/13/15
    The Kogod Tax Policy Center's letter to the Senate Finance Committee was cited as further reading in the Tax Notes article "10 Tax Challenges for the Sharing Economy."

  • 7/10/15
    Donald Williamson, Executive Director of the Kogod Tax Policy Center, spoke to the Wall Street Journal regarding the portability of estate tax exemptions in new IRS rules.
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  • 7/2/15
    Professor Donald Williamson spoke with the Washington Post about Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush's pension plan for his corporate employees.
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  • 6/24/15
    Professor Donald Williamson, executive director of the Kogod Tax Policy Center, gives taxpayers advice on how to stop the theft of your tax information as well as how to proceed if you believe you have become a victim of tax theft.
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  • 6/18/15
    Don Williamson, executive director of the Kogod Tax Policy Center, spoke with the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on how Wal-Mart's international assets impact its taxes.
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  • 5/18/15
    Managing Director of Kogod Tax Policy Center, Caroline Bruckner, spoke at the Tax and the Economy Panel during the Small Business Leadership Summit hosted by the Small Business Majority.

  • 4/13/15
    Donald Williamson published an article on "Material Participation by Trusts and Estates" in Tax Notes.
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  • 4/2/15
    Donald Williamson shared last-minute tips for saving on 2014 taxes and planning ahead for 2015 in The Hill.
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  • 1/12/15
    In Tax Management Memorandum, Donald Williamson co-authored an article examining how the Constitution's dormant commerce clause could limit states' powers to tax.

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