NEW YORK – July 21, 2016 — Glenn Newman, a tax shareholder in the New York City office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, spoke at New York University’s (NYU) Summer Institute in Taxation Conference, on July 19 at The Westin New York at Times Square.
According to the NYU website, the conference, being held July 18 through 29, brings together leading national and international tax authorities for a series of in-depth sessions on state and local taxation, partnerships consolidated returns, trusts and estates, federal wealth tax, and international taxation.
Newman participated in a discussion titled, “Property Tax and Transfer Tax Basics.” Panelists addressed property tax and transfer tax concepts, including identifying when a transfer tax may be triggered before it is too late to plan for it.
Newman focuses his practice on tax planning and controversy matters involving state and local taxes including personal income tax, corporate tax, sales tax and real property transfer taxes. Throughout his career, Newman has held numerous positions within the New York City and State government. Most recently, he was confirmed by the City Council to serve as President of the New York City Tax Commission. He also previously served as the Deputy Commissioner for Audit and Enforcement at the New York City Department of Finance where he was responsible for developing tax policy and for all aspects of the audit process.
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