Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy to Host NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Symposium on October 16th

October 1, 2015 – The Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy will host the Fifth Annual NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Symposium, “Tax and Entrepreneurship,” on Friday, October 16th at the UCLA School of Law.

Organizers for the event include UCLA Law Professors Steven Bank, Paul Hastings Professor of Business Law; Jason Oh, Assistant Professor of Law; Kirk J. Stark, Barrall Family Professor of Tax Law and Policy; and Eric M. Zolt, Michael H. Schill Distinguished Professor of Law. 

The day long symposium will feature four sessions:

  • Goals and Design Principles: How Should We Use the Tax System to Encourage Entrepreneurship?
  • Measurement – Does the Tax System Measure and Encourage the Right Kind of Entrepreneurial Activity?
  • Capital Gains Policy – Can Entrepreneurship Justify the Capital Gains Preference?
  • Legislation – Are Patent Tax Boxes the Right Approach? 

Attendance is by invitation only.  A live webcast of the symposium will be available, and a link to the webcast will posted October 15th on the Symposium’s webpage.  

The NYC/UCLA Tax Policy Symposium is an annual conference focusing on tax policy issues from both a legal and economic perspective.  The symposium is organized by members of both UCLA Law’s and NYU Law’s tax law faculty, who have created the premier forum for leading U.S. and international scholars and policymakers to analyze and discuss complex tax policy questions and options for reform. 

For more information, please contact: lowellmilkeninstitute@law.ucla.edu