Monday Morning Learning Opps

Tax Policy and the Trump Administration: Washington Insights

  • Monday, July 31
  • 08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
  • Minneapolis Conv Ctr
  • 208B
  • TAX


Pam Olson

U.S. Deputy Tax Leader & WNTS Leader

PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.

Washington, District of Columbia

Megan Schneider

Assistant Director, Federal Affairs


Washington, District of Columbia

Julia Shanahan

Executive Director, Tax

Columbia University

New York, New York

Gwen Spencer



Boston, Massachusetts


Will Washington lawmakers reach an agreement on comprehensive tax reform? Who is leading IRS and Treasury Department administration and management? The panelists will shed light on how higher education fits into the current Washington landscape and answer your questions related to the current scrutiny of endowments, potential changes to employee tax benefits, and the outlook for issues concerning tax-exempt organizations—which could include implications for charitable giving, tax-exempt bonds, UBIT, and more.

Learning Objectives

  • Navigate uncertainty on Capitol Hill.
  • Gain insight on compliance concerns and regulatory issues at IRS.
  • Identify priority issues for lawmakers.
  • Assess the possible effects of emerging legislation.