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Zack Hutchins
Director of Communications

May 5, 2000

Tax Commissioner Arthur Roth to speak at Council's annual Conference on Taxation

Arthur Roth, Commissioner of the state Department of Taxation and Finance, will be a featured speaker at The Business Council's annual Conference on State Taxation June 20-22 at the Sheraton in Saratoga Springs.

Advance registration for this popular annual conference is strongly encouraged, said Ellen Muir, director of conference development for The Business Council.

Roth will give the keynote address at lunch at noon Wednesday, June 21.

The conference this year will address a number of important tax law changes to be enacted as a result of state budget agreement reached this week, including:

The Business Council began sponsoring this annual conference in 1984, and it has become the top seminar of its kind, said Rich Scwarz, The Business Council's tax counsel.

The purpose of the conference is to tax professionals from the business sector an opportunity to network with the technical and policy experts who write and implement state tax laws. The agenda includes formal presentations on technical aspects of tax law and ample opportunities for networking.

The Business Council conducts this conference in collaboration with the state Department of Taxation and Finance.