Friday, June 20, 2014

DOR Publishes Agenda for Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference

Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference

INDIANAPOLIS (June 20, 2014) – Governor Mike Pence, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Department of Revenue (DOR) will host the Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference on June 24 at 8 a.m. (EST), 7 a.m. (CST).


Indiana Government Center South
Conference Center
402 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204


June 24, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

All sessions will be open to news media and will be webcast. For each panel (see agenda) join the webcast rooms below.
Recorded segments will also be available for viewing within a few hours of completion at

The conference will generate ideas and recommendations on ways to make Indiana more competitive through tax simplification. These will be published for consideration by the Blue Ribbon Commission, summer study committees, and future legislative sessions.

If you plan to cover the event, please notify Kelsey Kotnik or (317) 233-3229. Conference materials will be available in the media center in Conference Room D.

Conference agenda

A detailed agenda is available

8:00 – 8:15Opening remarksAuditorium
8:15 – 8:40Keynote presentation: Allan HubbardAuditorium
8:40 – 10:00Panel: How to succeed at tax simplificationAuditorium
10:15 – 11:30Panel: Individual income tax
Panel: Tax competitiveness
Room A
11:30 – 1:15Luncheon: Governor Mike Pence and Dr. Arthur LafferRoom B/C
1:15 – 2:45Panel: Sales and use tax
Panel: Local tax
Room A
3:00 – 4:30Panel: Corporate tax
Panel: Tax simplification
Room A
4:40 – 5:00Closing remarksAuditorium