November 17, 2005

68th National Conference and Annual Dinner

2005 National Conference: “The U.S. Corporate Income Tax: Economic and Competitive Issues”

The Tax Foundation held its 68th Annual National Conference and Annual Dinner on Thursday, November 17, 2005. The events were held in the Cannon House Office Building and the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C. Distinguished Service Awards were presented to Charles Rossotti, former IRS Commissioner; and Sidney Taurel, Chairman and CEO of Eli Lilly and Co.

Photos and streaming video of the events are available below.

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Streaming Video

Worldwide Trends in Corporate Taxation and Tax ReformScott Hodge, Tax Foundation Christopher Heady, OECD Finn Poschmann, C.D. Howe Institute

Impact of U.S. Corporate Tax on Competitiveness and InnovationKenneth Judd, Stanford University Robert Carroll, U.S. Treasury Department

Corporate Income Taxes and Economic GrowthDale Jorgenson, Harvard University Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Congressional Budget Office

Recommendations of the President’s Tax Reform PanelJeffrey Kupfer, President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform Jonathan Z. Ackerman, President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform

Keynote AddressJohn Snow, Secretary of the U.S. Treasury

For a complete list of previous Distinguished Service Award recipients, click here. For more information about the event please call Julie Burden at (202) 464-5102.