Transactional Tax Committee

attorneys reviewing document on a laptopThe Transactional Tax Committee seeks to provide a forum for discussion and education for lawyers practicing in the area of taxation of business transactions. Past committee meetings have covered tax issues in Workouts, Indopco Regs and Capitilization Rules, Contingent Consideration and Liabilities in Taxable Transactions, and Circular 230 Tax Opinion Standards.

Upcoming Meetings  

October 30, 2014: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 5100, Seattle, WA 98104

Past Meetings
  • March 27, 2014: Mini-CLE: "Advising Your Clients on the U.S. and Canadian Tax Considerations of Doing Business North of the 49th Parallel"
  • October 24, 2013: "Application of the 3.8% Medicare contribution tax to transactions" and "Partnership tax issues in Historic Boardwalk Hall v. Commissioner"
  • July 25, 2013: Riddell Williams offices
  • April 25, 2013: Mini-CLE Joint meeting with State and Local Tax Committee and International Tax Committee: "Affiliate Transactions and Washington DOR Update."
  • January 31, 2013: Joint meeting with International Tax Committee: "FATCA for Withholding Agents"
  • October 24, 2012: "LLC Incorporations"
  • June 27, 2012: "Nonqualified Deferred Compensation and the Applicability of Section 409A"
  • May 12, 2011: "Accounting Method Changes, and the Transactional Practice"
  • February 10, 2011: "Change of Control Payments"
  • October 14, 2010: "The New Small Business Jobs Act and the Effect of Pending Tax Rate Increases" 
  • May 13, 2010: "Washington’s 2010 Tax Law Changes: The Effect on Business Transactions" 
  • February 11, 2010: "Utilizing NOLs and other Losses: A Review of Recent Changes"
  • December 10, 2009: "Private Equity and Venture Capital Investments in LLCs: A Review of the Tax Obstacles"
  • October 8, 2009: "Washington State Tax Issues in Business Transactions"
  • August 13, 2009: "Passive Activity Losses: New Leniency for LLC Members"


Transactional Committee Chair

Andrew Bryant

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