Transactional Tax Committee

A group of attorney working together with a laptopThe Transactional Tax Committee is a forum for discussion and education for lawyers practicing in taxation of business transactions area of law. Past committee meetings have covered tax issues in workouts, INDOPCO regulations and capitalization rules, contingent consideration and liabilities in taxable transactions, and Circular 230 tax opinion standards.

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

Upcoming Meetings

Check back for information about upcoming meetings.

Committee Chair
Yesica Hernandez 


Past Meetings

  • April 30, 2015:The Usefulness of Chapter 13 in Managing IRS Claims
  • Jan. 29, 2015: Washington State and Local Tax Considerations in M&A Transactions
  • Oct. 30, 2014: Monetizing Tax Benefits in M&A Transactions
  • March 27, 2014: Mini-CLE: "Advising Your Clients on the U.S. and Canadian Tax Considerations of Doing Business North of the 49th Parallel"
  • Oct. 24, 2013: "Application of the 3.8% Medicare contribution tax to transactions" and "Partnership tax issues in Historic Boardwalk Hall v. Commissioner"
  • April 25, 2013: Mini-CLE Joint meeting with State and Local Tax Committee and International Tax Committee: "Affiliate Transactions and Washington DOR Update."
  • Jan. 31, 2013: Joint meeting with International Tax Committee: "FATCA for Withholding Agents"
  • Oct. 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"
  • Feb. 10, 2011: "Change of Control Payments"
  • Oct. 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" 
  • Feb. 11, 2010: "Utilizing NOLs and other Losses: A Review of Recent Changes"
  • Dec. 10, 2009: "Private Equity and Venture Capital Investments in LLCs: A Review of the Tax Obstacles"
  • Oct. 8, 2009: "Washington State Tax Issues in Business Transactions"
  • Aug. 13, 2009: "Passive Activity Losses: New Leniency for LLC Members"