Tax Law Section

This section provides continuing legal education to its members in the areas of state and federal taxation law. It also maintains a liaison with the Tennessee District of the Southeast Region of the IRS and the Tennessee Department of Revenue.

Chair
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis...
511 Union St #2700
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)850-8695
Immediate Past Chair
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
1600 Division St. Suite 700
Nashville, TN 37203
(615)244-2383

Vested Property Rights Act Leads December TBJ

In the December issue of the Tennessee Bar Journal, lawyers Jennifer Lacey and John Williams detail the Vested Property Rights Act of 2014 and how it has given more stability to developers. Bill Rutchow looks at employer protection of confidential business information through the Tennessee Uniform Trade Secrets Act. And in perhaps the best news of all, columnist Eddy Smith reports the demise of Circular 230 Disclosures in "How the IRS Saved the Planet and Returned 30 Minutes of Your Day."

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Bill Young Returning to AG’s Office

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery announced today that Bill Young will rejoin the office as associate chief deputy. Young, a former solicitor general, will supervise special projects, oversee legislative matters, coordinate multistate initiatives and assist with daily office operations. Young worked in the Attorney General’s office from 1987 to 1995. He left in 1995 to serve as deputy commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, a position he held for four years. Later he was named senior vice president, chief compliance officer and general counsel for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee. He most recently was working as director of the Administrative Office of the Courts.

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