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Greenberg Traurig’s Glenn Newman To Speak at the National Association of Property Tax Attorneys Virtual Conference

NEW YORK – Oct. 8, 2020 Glenn Newman, a Tax Practice shareholder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s New York office will speak at the National Association of Property Tax Attorneys (NAPTA) Virtual Conference  Friday, Oct. 9 at 12:30 P.M. He will discuss what to expect in 2021 for property tax assessments due to COVID-19.

According to NAPTA’s website, “The National Association of Property Tax Attorneys is a non-profit organization of ad valorem tax and property tax attorneys throughout the United States and Canada who are committed to increasing awareness and understanding about property tax issues, educating the public about this specialized area of law, and uniting competent tax specialists throughout the United States and Canada.”

Newman handles tax planning and controversy matters involving state and local taxes including personal income tax, corporate tax, sales tax, and real property transfer taxes as well as real estate tax and incentive programs.  His practice includes handling audits and litigation involving income tax including residency matters, sales and use tax, hotel taxes, and real estate transfer taxes in New York and other states.

Prior to re-entering private practice, Newman was the president of the New York City Tax Commission and the NYC Tax Appeals Tribunal, the agencies that hear and determine disputes of New York City property and business income and excise taxes.

Before his nomination and confirmation to the Tax Commission, Newman was in private practice. Previously, he was Deputy Commissioner for Audit & Enforcement at the New York City Department of Finance where he was responsible for developing policy and for the audit process. Before moving to the Finance Department, Newman was chief of the Tax and Bankruptcy Division in the Office of the Corporation Counsel of the City of New York where he drafted legislation and regulations and litigated matters involving both New York City and State taxes in administrative proceedings and in the courts. He also handled scores of cases involving City taxes in federal courts including the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts. Newman is a member of the Commissioners’ Advisory Panels of the New York State and City Tax Departments and previously served as Chair of the National Conference of State Tax Judges.

About Greenberg Traurig's Tax Practice: To stay competitive in today's global marketplace, international companies must seek out greater efficiency in their tax planning and compliance, including coordinating tax decisions from country to country. For U.S. operations, an environment of increased scrutiny – including passage of more restrictive legislation and a spike in audit activity at every level – is quickly becoming the norm, likewise spurring a need for greater self-evaluation and for more frequent representation in controversies and litigation with tax authorities. Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary tax team works closely with clients to address these and other tax planning needs, as well as tax controversies and litigation issues.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.