D.C. Bar and Jones Day hosts a day on DBCFT, the Blueprint and reform

At the D.C. Bar Association meeting in April 2017 Preparing for A Sea Change on Comprehensive Tax Reform at the offices of Jones Day      http://www.jonesday.com/files/Event/64093f38-b267-4a67-b92b-edeeba41fc38/Presentation/EventAttachment/c22c7d95-c1f8-40e1-ba7c-e8033123a845/MATERIALS%20-%20%20Preparing%20for%20a%20Sea%20Change%20-%20A%20Conference%20with%20the%20Government%20and%20Private%20Sector%20To%20.pdf  the agenda for which is here 2017-4-20 DC Bar Preparing for a Sea Change Business Tax Reform Agenda   Viva Hammer spoke with Steven Bunson of Goldman Sachs and others on the DBCFT and the financial sector 2017-4-20 DC Bar Taxation of Financial Transactions under the DBCFT    Viva Hammer also spoke with Danielle Rolfes, Sally Gilligan of Gap Inc., and Chad Pearson of Best Buy, Inc. on the destination based cash flow tax at the retail sector 2017-4-20 DC Bar Retail Sector

American Bar Association talks about DBCFT in the Ways and Means Blueprint

At the ABA in Washington, D.C. in May 2017 Viva Hammer https://www.americanbar.org/news/abanews/aba-news-archives/2017/05/aba_section_of_taxat.html  and others discussed the impact of the House Ways and Means Blueprint https://waysandmeans.house.gov/taxreform/   and other tax reform proposals ABA May Meeting International Tax Developments 05102017 v6 and also the impact of a destination based cash flow tax (DBCFT) on financial services, including the experience with VAT, GST ABA Fin Services May Meeting 2017-05-11 v7

Viva Hammer speaks at DC Bar on Wright case and section 1256

At the DC Bar in March 2016, Viva Hammer and others talked about the case WRIGHT v. COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE, a Sixth Circuit case. The presentation from the case is here  2016-3-9 DC Bar on Wright decision Bloomberg BNA reported on the panel “Taxpayers Win in Indecision Over Foreign Currency Options” 2016-3-9 Bloomberg DC Bar  Reproduced with permission from Daily Tax Report, 47 DTR G-3 (Mar. 10, 2016) by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) <http://www.bna.com> The Wright case can be found here http://www.ca6.uscourts.gov/opinions.pdf/16a0007p-06.pdf

Viva Hammer previews Senator Cardin’s Progressive Consumption Tax

Previewing Senator Cardin’s Progressive Consumption Tax, at the Practising Law Institute in Los Angeles, Viva Hammer outlines some of the major challenges introducing a GST or VAT into the US 2014-12 PLI TNT GST  the details of which can be found here http://www.cardin.senate.gov/newsroom/press/release/cardin-introduces-a-comprehensive-progressive-pro-growth-approach-to-tax-reform