Transactional Tax Committee

A group of attorney working together with a laptopThe Transactional Tax Committee is a forum for discussion and education for lawyers practicing in taxation of business transactions area of law. Past committee meetings have covered tax issues in workouts, INDOPCO regulations and capitalization rules, contingent consideration and liabilities in taxable transactions, and Circular 230 tax opinion standards.

If you are a current WSBA Taxation Section member interested in joining the Transactional Tax Committee, please contact Yesica Hernandez.

Upcoming Meetings

Check back for information about upcoming meetings.

Committee Chair
Yesica Hernandez

2016 Meeting Topics:
  • “Tax Issues in Purchase Agreements – A Look at Working Capital Mechanics, Tax Indemnities, Tax Refunds, Transfer Tax Matters, Etc.”
  • "Final IRS Regulations on F Reorganizations: The IRS's Provision of Guidance on An Increasingly Useful Transaction Structuring Tool"

2015 Meeting Topics:
  • Washington State and Local Tax Considerations in M&A Transactions
  • "The Usefulness of Chapter 13 in Managing IRS Claims"
  • NOL Usage after Acquisitions
  • "Sale of Personal Goodwill in Sales/Liquidation of a Business"

2014 Meeting Topics:
  • Mini-CLE " "Advising Your Clients on the U.S. and Canadian Tax Considerations of Doing Business North of the 49th Parallel"
  • "Monetizing Tax Benefits in M&A Transactions"

2013 Meeting Topics:
  • Joint meeting with International Tax Committee: "FATCA for Withholding Agents"
  • Mini-CLE Joint meeting with State and Local Tax Committee and International Tax Committee: "Affiliate Transactions and Washington DOR Update"
  • "Application of the3.8% Medicare Contribution Tax to Transactions" and "Partnership Tax Issues in Historic Boardwalk Hall v. Commissioner"

2012 Meeting Topics:
  • "Nonqualified Deferred Compensation and the Applicability of Section 409A"
  • "LLC Incorporations"

2011 Meeting Topics:
  • "Change of Control Payments"
  • "Accounting Method Changes, and the Transactional Practice"

2010 Meeting Topics:
  • "Utilizing NOLs and other Losses: A Review of Recent Changes"
  • "Washington's 2010 Tax Law Changes: The Effect on Business Transactions"
  • "The New Small Business Jobs Act and the Effect of Pending Tax Rate Increases"

2009 Meeting Topics:
  • "Passive Activity Losses: New Leniency for LLC Members"
  • "Washington State Tax Issues in Business Transactions"
  • "Private Equity and Venture Capital Investments in LLCs: A Review of the Tax Obstacles