Walsh College

Tax Symposium

Third Annual Mark R. Solomon Tax Symposium at Walsh College

October 27, 2015
Troy Campus, 3838 Livernois Rd.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Walsh College proudly presents this epicenter for modern thought applied to taxation.  Five topics will challenge current thought, introduce provocative ideas, and present divergent sides of an issue.

Daniel Hoops, for the Mark Solomon Tax Symposium at Walsh College“We present papers that provide a new perspective on a timeless body of practice and policy, introduce nuances that can change social attitudes, and enlighten the practice of taxation,”

 -- Daniel S. Hoops, J.D., LL.M, associate professor, Accounting and Taxation, and Symposium Chairman 


Presenters and Topics:

  • Daniel Hoops, J.D., LL.M
    Associate Professor of Accounting and Taxation, Walsh College
    "Tax Consequences of Crowdfunding"

  • Jason Pivoz, MST, CPA, CGMA
    Member Mellen, Smith, & Pivoz PLC
    "Advising Immigrant Business Owners"

  • Ahmed Khalil
    Tax Counsel at Magna International
    "Planning for Troubled Entities"

  • Daniel Meloche
    Staff Auditor at Plante & Moran, PLLC
    "Business Participation after the Death of the Owner"

  • Susan Wagner
    Tax Consultant at UHY
    "The Internet and State Tax"

Take this opportunity to stay abreast of the changing industry, participate in intellectual discussions in the profession, and glean from practical and academic expertise.

Four hours of continuing education credit available.
Tickets are $45 for Walsh alumni and partners, $20 for students, and $90 for all others.  Full breakfast is provided.

Register for the Tax Symposium


About Mark Solomon:

Mark R. Solomon, tax symposium honoree

The symposium is named in honor of the late professor of Taxation and Business Law and director of the Mark Solomon Tax Research Center at Walsh.

Professor Solomon was the driving influence behind Walsh’s tax curriculum which emphasizes tax research.  The Walsh College Library houses one of the most comprehensive tax collections in the country and is used as a resource by tax researchers throughout Michigan.



Mark R. Solomon Tax Journal from Walsh College

To read the papers presented last year at the Second Annual Mark R. Solomon Tax Symposium, the eJournal can be found HERE.

Interested in presenting a paper next year?
Email Professor Daniel Hoops (dhoops@walshcollege.edu) or APPLY NOW.





Previous Symposium:


Members of the Walsh College Accounting & Taxation Society (ATSO) at the 2013 Tax Symposium  Walsh College professors Jennifer Sanderson & Dan Hoops following the 2013 Tax Symposium 
Members of the Walsh College Accounting & Taxation Society (ATSO) at the 2013 Tax Symposium From L-R: Joni Larson, Jennifer Sanderson, Jill Babcock, Catherine McCollum, Mark Burger & Daniel Hoops

Updated July 23, 2015. HD