Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Governor Posts Videos of Competitiveness and Simplification Tax Conference Sessions

The Agenda:

8:00 – 8:15 a.m.
Opening remarks
Chris Atkins, director of Office of Management and Budget
8:15 – 8:40
“The Impact of Different Taxes on Economic Growth: Keynote Presentation”
Allan Hubbard, president, E&A Industries (former director of the National Economic Council)
8:40 – 10:00
Panel: “How to succeed at tax simplification”
Moderated by John Ketzenberger, Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute
  • James Eads, Ryan & Associates (former executive director, Federation of Tax Administrators)
  • Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform
  • Prof. Mike Hicks, Ball State Center for Business and Economic Research
  • Maurice Mctigue, Mercatus Center at George Mason University
10:15 – 11:30
Panel: “Individual income tax”
  • Prof. Lawrence Jegen, McKinney School of Law: Indiana University
  • Dave McDaniel, CPA, Indiana CPA Society
  • Andrew Stadler, Indiana Society of Enrolled Agents
  • Mark Everson, Alliantgroup (former Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service)
Panel: “Tax competitiveness”
  • Dagney Faulk, Center for Business and Economic Research, Ball State University
  • Scott Drenkard, Tax Foundation
  • Jenny Massey, FairWinds Advisors
  • Jeff Chapman, Pew Charitable Trusts
11:30 – 1:15
Remarks by Governor Mike Pence
Dr. Arthur Laffer, chairman, The Laffer Center at the Pacific Research Institute
1:15 – 2:45
Panel: “Sales and use tax”
  • Prof. John Mikesell, Indiana University—Bloomington
  • Tim Rushenberg, Indiana Manufacturers Association
  • Scott Wilson, Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.
  • Sheldon Laskin, Multistate Tax Commission
Panel: “Local tax”
  • Prof. Larry DeBoer, Purdue University
  • Jeff Quyle, Association of Indiana Counties
  • Justin Ross, Indiana University—Bloomington
  • Terry Flick, Kimball International, Inc.
Panel: “Corporate tax”
  • Tony Robinson, Ernst & Young
  • Mike Ralston, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • David Brunori, Tax Analysts
  • David Lewis, Eli Lilly and Company
Panel: “Tax simplification”
  • Bill Waltz, Indiana Chamber of Commerce
  • Francina Dlouhy, Faegre Baker Daniels
  • Donna Niesen, Katz, Sapper & Miller
  • Fredrick Nicely, Council on State Taxation
  • Mark Richards, Ice Miller
4:40—5:00 p.m.
Closing statements

Watch the Sessions here:

  • Keynote Presentation with Allan Hubbard and first panel: How to succeed at tax simplification
  • Tax competitiveness
  • Individual income tax
  • Luncheon: Governor Mike Pence and Dr. Arthur Laffer 
  • Sales and use tax
  • Local tax
  • Tax Simplification
  • Corporate tax
  • Closing remarks

  • http://www.in.gov/dor/5123.htm