Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2003-45 

November 10, 2003 

Announcement 2003-66

IRS and The George Washington University Law School To Sponsor Institute on International Tax Issues


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The Internal Revenue Service announces the Sixteenth Annual Institute on Current Issues in International Taxation, jointly sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service and The George Washington University Law School, to be held on December 11 and 12, 2003, at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC. Registration is currently underway for the Institute, which is intended for international tax professionals.

The program will present a unique opportunity for top IRS and Treasury officials and tax experts, and leading private sector specialists, to address breaking issues and present key perspectives on new developments. The first day will feature sessions on the following:

  • Current Competent Authority Issues (with the Competent Authorities of France, Japan, Korea, and the United States;

  • Managing the Risks of Permanent Establishment in a Global Business;

  • Latest IRS Transfer Pricing Guidance;

  • Highlights of Current US Treaty Policy and Practice; and

  • Updates on Outbound Issues.

The Honorable Pamela F. Olson, Assistant Secretary (Tax Policy), U.S. Department of the Treasury, will deliver the luncheon address. The day will begin with an address by the Honorable George Yin, Chief of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation.

The second day will focus on the following topics:

  • Updates on Inbound Issues;

  • Foreign Tax Credit — The ABCs of FTCs;

  • Legislative Developments and Other Breaking News; and

  • Application of Tax Shelter Rules to International Transactions.

Emily Parker, Acting Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service will deliver the luncheon address. The second day will also include an “Ask the IRS” panel featuring senior officials from the Service.

Those interested in attending or obtaining more information should contact The George Washington University Law School, at http://www.law.gwu.edu/ciit.


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