Impact of State, Federal Tax Developments on Golden Taxpayers - McDermott

West Coast Tax Roundtable: California & Beyond: The Impact of State, Federal and International Tax Developments on Golden State Taxpayers


Tax professionals are on the frontlines, responding to state, federal and international tax developments that significantly impact business objectives. California taxpayers face particularly unique challenges.

Join members of McDermott Will & Emery’s Tax practice for a half-day roundtable in our San Francisco office. This forward-looking program is designed to drive conversations around the most critical tax issues facing California-based entities and other US and foreign entities doing business in California.

CLE credit is pending in California, Illinois, New York and Texas. A uniform Certificate of Attendance will be made available to participants requesting CLE credit in all other states. CPE credit is also pending and a uniform Certificate of Completion will be made available to participants requesting credit.

By invitation only. Please be advised that space is limited and McDermott has the right to restrict attendance. For more information, please contact Angie Abbe.

Registration Information


8:30 am – 9:00 am (PST)
Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

12:15 pm
Networking Lunch


McDermott Will & Emery
415 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
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