WCTEO 2021 Highlights

The following are some of the highlights from the 2021 Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations (WCTEO), with recognition that these just touch the surface and you’ll get so much more by attending: Lessons from Headlines Donor Advised Funds: Accelerating Charitable Efforts Act (ACE Act) – probably unlikely to be passed as a whole, but there are […]

WCTEO 2019 Highlights

The following are some of the highlights from Day One of the WCTEO 2019. Washington Update Sunita Lough (IRS, Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement and former commissioner of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities division) discussed the IRS’s shift to enforcement with better data analytics (to select the “right” cases). As an example, she […]

WCTEO 2018 Highlights

The 2018 Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations (WCTEO) is currently taking place in Los Angeles. Here are some selected running highlights. Washington Updates IRS 2018-2019 Priority Guidance Plan – Implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Items 21, 34, 39, 40, 58); Exempt Organizations (pp. 16-17); General Tax Issues (Item 11) Average processing time of exemption […]