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Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference Report
The Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference Report is now available. It is a report of ideas and recommendations generated at the Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference on June 24. To read the report, please click here.

Governor Mike Pence’s Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Indiana Government Center South Conference Center
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The tax conference brings together nearly 200 local and national tax experts and policy makers to focus on ways to create a more competitive business and individual tax climate in Indiana. This full day of exploration and discussion will look for new and fresh ideas and known best practices in state taxation.

Seven panel discussions will cover the following:

  • “How to succeed at tax simplification”
  • Individual income tax
  • Tax competitiveness
  • Corporate tax
  • Local tax
  • Sales and use tax
  • Tax simplification

Two special presentations include:

  • “The Impact of Different Taxes on Economic Growth,” Allan Hubbard, president, E&A Industries
  • Keynote presentation by Dr. Arthur Laffer, chairman, The Laffer Center at the Pacific Research Institute

Through these detailed discussions, the conference aims to create a set of recommendations to give to both Governor Pence’s administration and the General Assembly on ways to make Indiana more competitive through tax simplification.

This event is hosted by Governor Mike Pence, the Office of Management and Budget and the Department of Revenue.

Submit your suggestions
Attendance is limited by the maximum room capacity in the conference center, requiring the conference to be by invitation only. However, all Hoosiers and Hoosier businesses are encouraged to submit comments, recommendations or suggestions, all of which will be considered at the conference. Those interested can submit suggestions by clicking here.

The entire conference will be video recorded and posted to the department’s website on the day of the conference. View the videos by clicking here.

Those interested can also join in the discussion by using the hashtag #INTaxConference. They may also follow the conference on Twitter (@INDeptofRevenue) and Facebook (Indiana Department of Revenue) for event updates.

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