Conference: Speaker biographies and position papers

Special Presentations

“The Impact of Different Taxes on Economic Growth”
Allan Hubbard, president, E&A Industries

Keynote presentation
Dr. Arthur Laffer, chairman, The Laffer Center at the Pacific Research Institute


“How to Succeed at Tax Simplification”

James Eads, Ryan & Associates (former executive director, Federation of Tax Administrators)

Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform

Prof. Mike Hicks, Ball State Center for Business and Economic Research

Maurice Mctigue, Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Individual Income Tax

Prof. Lawrence Jegen, McKinney School of Law: Indiana University

Dave McDaniel, CPA, Indiana CPA Society

Andrew Stadler, Indiana Society of Enrolled Agents

Mark Everson, Alliantgroup (former Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service)

Other Submissions

Tax Competitiveness

Dagney Faulk, Center for Business and Economic Research, Ball State University

Scott Drenkard, Tax Foundation

Jenny Massey, FairWinds Advisors

Jeff Chapman, Pew Charitable Trusts

Corporate Tax

Tony Robinson, Ernst & Young

Mike Ralston, PricewaterhouseCoopers

David Brunori, Tax Analysts

David Lewis, Eli Lilly and Company

Other Submissions

Local Tax

Prof. Larry DeBoer, Purdue University

Jeff Quyle, Association of Indiana Counties

Justin Ross, Indiana University—Bloomington

Terry Flick, Kimball International, Inc.

Other Submissions

Sales and Use Tax

Prof. John Mikesell, Indiana University—Bloomington

Tim Rushenberg, Indiana Manufacturers Association

Scott Wilson, Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.

Sheldon Laskin, Multistate Tax Commission

Other Submissions

Tax Simplification

Mark Richards, Ice Miller

Bill Waltz, Indiana Chamber of Commerce

Francina Dlouhy, Faegre Baker Daniels

Donna Niesen, Katz, Sapper & Miller

Fredrick Nicely, Council on State Taxation