National Taxpayers Conference (NTC) Annual Meeting

Hotel George, 15 E Street NW, Washington, DC
August 6, 2014 - 4:00pm to August 8, 2014 - 12:00pm

Invitation Only

We are pleased to share the news that the 2014 National Taxpayers Conference (NTC) Annual Meeting will be August 6 – 8 in Washington, D.C., at the Hotel George near Union Station. In consultation with the NTC Board, we have arranged for an exciting agenda of timely topics and panels, and I hope you'll consider joining us. The conference will begin with a reception on the evening of Wednesday, August 6, and conclude mid-day on Friday, August 8. The conference comes immediately after the GRA conference (also in Washington, DC) for those planning on attending both. The NTC conference program will be at the offices of McDermott Will & Emery, 500 N. Capitol St. NW.

NTC-member organizations may send up to two attendees with no registration charge, and we have secured a room rate of $169 per night. For information on additional attendees, or sponsorship information by non-NTC organizations, please contact Joseph Henchman at Registration has closed but if you interested in attending, please contact us.


Wednesday, August 6
5pm Meet in lobby for Nationals Park Reception (5:30pm) and Washington Nationals Game against the New York Mets (7pm)
Thursday, August 7
8:30am Breakfast; Welcome Remarks
Richard Anklam, National Taxpayers Conference
Joseph Henchman, Tax Foundation

Principles of Good Fiscal Policy
Professor Justin Ross, Indiana University

9:30am Break
9:45am State Budget Trends
Brian Sigritz, National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO)
10:30am Break

Monitoring and Structuring Tax Incentives
Chaaron Pearson, Pew Center on the States
Ken Poole, Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness

12:15pm Lunch: Future of State Tax Policy
David Brunori, Tax Analysts
1:30pm Tools for Persuading on Tax Policy
Liz Malm, Tax Foundation
Dan Carvajal, Tax Foundation
Scott Drenkard, Tax Foundation
2:45pm Break
3:00pm NTC Organization Roundtable: Trends, Successes, Tips
5:00pm Break
6:00pm Dinner at Bistro Bis
Friday, August 8
8:30am Breakfast

Transportation Funding
Chris Edwards, Cato Institute
Nick Nigro, Center for Climate & Energy Solutions
Beth Osborne, Transportation for America
Marc Scribner, Competitive Enterprise Institute

10:00am NTC Business Meeting
12:00pm Closing Lunch & Adjourn