The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Collecting New Taxes

Session Time: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Field of Study: 
Specialized Knowledge & Applications
Level: 
Intermediate
Description: 

Whether new taxes are supported by the community or not, the finance officer plays an important role in tax administration by ensuring that taxes are collected efficiently, fairly, and correctly. Speakers in this session will discuss how governments implemented new sales taxes, marijuana taxes, sugar taxes, land taxes, business taxes, or adjusted existing taxes to changes in legislation, court rulings, or citizen behavior governments. In addition, speakers will highlight key impacts that governments can expect from the South Dakota v. Wayfair decision and the streamline sales tax initiative.

Speakers: 
Speaker
Economist
California Legislative Analyst’s Office
Speaker
Finance Director
City of San Antonio, TX
Speaker
Executive Director
Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board, Inc.