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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: A Conference with the Government and Private Sector to Discuss the Legislation

January 25, 2018

Jones Day Washington
300 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001

On Thursday, January 25, 2018, Jones Day hosted "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: A Conference with the Government and Private Sector to Discuss the Legislation", a full-day program sponsored by the D.C. Bar Community of Taxation and cosponsored by Tax Analysts and Bloomberg Tax. The program was held in the Jones Day Washington Office.

The following Jones Day partners moderated key panel discussions:

Scott M. Levine moderated an Overview of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and the Conversation with Barbara Angus and Tony Coughlan.
Joseph A. Goldman moderated International Tax Reform: Tax Reform and Intellectual Property: IP Planning in the New World Order.
John Allan moderated The Possible Impact of TCJA on State and Local Taxes.

The full-day conference of panels and speeches focused on the recently passed tax legislation and its impact on individuals, corporations, pass-throughs, tax-exempt organizations, and the global economy.

Key staff from the House Committee on Ways and Means, the Senate Committee on Finance, and the Joint Committee on Taxation presented alongside Treasury officials, private practitioners, economists, professors, and members of think tanks. This wide-ranging discussion explained and analyzed issues that include the overhaul of the U.S. international tax system, technical issues raised by the Act, and the possible economic incentives and disincentives for numerous segments of our economy and our trading partners.

Featured government speakers included:

Thomas A. Barthold, Chief of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation;
Barbara Angus, Chief Tax Counsel, House Committee on Ways and Means;
Dana Trier, Deputy Assistant Secretary (Tax Policy), United States Treasury;
Douglas L. Poms, International Tax Counsel, United States Treasury; and Thomas C. West, Jr., Tax Legislative Counsel, United States Treasury.


Read the agenda and other materials from the conference.


We invite you to read our White Paper on this topic, The U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Fundamental Changes to Business Taxation January 2018