Thursday, June 01, 2006

Tax is Fun

Today begins the Annual Virginia Conference on Federal Taxation at UVA law school. I am honored to attend this year. Every year I receive the notice of the conference and I covet. Legal Aid organizations simply would not shell out big bucks to go to such pricey, generally irrelevant conferences. BUT now, I get to see what it is all about.

In law school, I had the opportunity to take a tax class. I thought it would be dreadful, it wasnt. I really enjoyed it. I received a great grade and I learned enough to be a little dangerous (is it stepped up or carried over?). I promptly realized legal aid attorneys do not need much tax knowledge (except for EITC and who should receive the deduction for children in divorce situations).

NOW I get to advise clients on tax consequences associated with their business or estate plan and I love it. So today, I am thrilled to attend the Conference and learn all about circular disclosures, changes in estate tax law, business tax requirements and more. It is 2 days long!!

I am proud of my love of tax law- or is it the lack of sleep making me loopy? You be the judge.

Just for fun:

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1 comment:

Boxer4H said...

What are your thoughts on the Fairtax?

http://fairtax.org/