Diane had the pleasure this week of speaking at the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) annual Tax Practitioner conference. The conference this year was well attended by tax experts and high ranking staff from the Board of Equalization, Franchise Tax Board, and the Internal Revenue Service. All conference attendees received educational credit.
Diane spoke on a panel with fellow Board of Equalization members Fiona Ma and Vice Chair George Runner. Chairman Jerome Horton also addressed the conference.
Located at beautiful Biltmore hotel, the event was made possible by Gold sponsorship from Ajalat, Polley, Ayoob & Matarese, and Loeb & Loeb, LLP. Silver sponsors included Deloitte LLP; Holthouse, Carlin, & Van Trigt LLP; Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw, Pittman; PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and Ryan, LLC.
In addition to the panel, Diane had the pleasure of meeting the tax teams from Trader Joe’s and Wonderful Brands, a company that includes Fiji Water, POM juice, and Wonderful Pistachios.
Congratulations to Vice Chair Runner who received the LACBA award for “Excellence by a Government Official”
Special thank you to Gregory Broege and Chair of the Tax Conference Greg Zbylut for inviting Diane, and LACBA staff for hosting a first rate conference.