Making Sense of Tax Season

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Making Sense of Tax Season

Feb. 21, 2012 – 1 p.m. MST

Covering tax season doesn’t have to be so, well, taxing. Let SABEW’s panel of experts take you through changes to this year’s returns and explain the continuing arguments over America’s tax burden.

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Related links:

Press release outlining changes in tax laws courtesy of Mark Luscombe. (PDF)

Tax information helpful to journalists, freelancers and photographers. (PDF)

Special Tax Briefings regarding new tax law developments courtesy of CCH.

Gail MarksJarvis

David Cay Johnston is a Reuters columnist and author
Mark Luscombe is a CPA and attorney


Gail MarksJarvis is financial columnist for the Chicago Tribune, a TV commentator and author of the best-selling Saving for Retirement (Without Living Like a Pauper or Winning the Lottery). Her columns help regular Americans understand the markets, economy and money strategies, and they reach millions of readers in newspapers throughout the United States. She is a regular commentator for PBS’ Nightly Business Report and delivers advice regularly on WGN-TV and WGN-AM radio. She is a former member of the SABEW Board of Governors.


Mark Luscombe, a CPA and attorney, is the principal federal tax analyst for CCH. He is a key member of the CCH Tax Legislation team tracking and analyzing legislation before Congress. Luscombe is the current chair of the Important Developments Subcommittee of the Partnership Committee of the American Bar Association Tax Section and regularly speaks on a wide range of tax topics. In addition, Luscombe co-authors a monthly tax strategies column for the respected professional publication Accounting Today and authors a monthly tax trends column for TAXES magazine.

David Cay Johnston is a Reuters columnist. He is also an author, small business owner and at Syracuse University’s law and graduate business schools he teaches how the tax, property and regulatory law of the ancient world relates to policies today. He  received a 2001 Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of taxes in The New York Times.




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