Improving and empowering state tax administration
FTA Community
Improving and empowering state tax administration

2018 Revenue Estimating Conference

     [back to All Revenue Estimating Conference

]logo

2018 FTA Revenue Estimating Conference - Presentations

All presentations are in pdf format.

 

Monday, October 8, 2018
Monday Morning General Session
 

 presiding: Bob McKee, Florida Dept. of Revenue and FTA Research Chair      

 
Welcome
 Irena Asmundson, Chief Economist, California Dept. of Finance      

 
Macroeconomic Outlook
 Joel Prakken, Macroeconomic Advisors/IHS Markit
 [presentation]    

 
Regional Economic Outlook
 Daniel White, Moodys Analytics
 [presentation]    

 
Impact of TCJA on State Business Taxes
 Steve Wlodychak and Andrew Phillips, Ernst & Young
 [presentation]    

 
State Tax Revenue Forecasts and Actual Trends in the Wake of the TCJA
 Lucy Dadayan, Urban Institute Tax Policy Center
 [presentation]    

 
     

 
Lunch [with speaker]
 
Title: The Impact of State Taxes on the Location of High Income Taxpayers
  Daniel Wilson, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
 [presentation]    

 
     

 
Concurrent Sessions

SECTORIAL OUTLOOK
 

 moderator: Bob McKee, Florida Dept. of Revenue and FTA Research Chair      

 
Outlook for the Retail Sector
 Joel Prakken, Macroeconomic Advisors/IHS Markit
 [presentation]    

 
Outlook for the Construction Sector
 Kenneth Simonson, Associated General Contractors of America
 [presentation]    

 
Outlook for the Automobile Sector
 Kim Hill, HWA Analytics
 [presentation]    

 
     

 
Data Base Development and Analysis
 

 moderator: Kim Davis, Washington Dept. of Revenue      

 
 
Wisconsin DOR Interactive Data Visualization
 Robert Schmidt, Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue
 [presentation]    

 
California FTB Open Data Portal
 Sean McDaniel, California Franchise Tax Board
 [presentation]    

 
     

 
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Joint FTA-NTA Session* - TCJA Analysis
 

 moderator: Ranjana Madhusudhan, New Jersey Office of Revenue      

 
 
 
The Impact of the TCJA Individual Income Tax Provisions Across the States
 Frank Sammartino, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center
 [presentation]    

 
Tacking with the Windfall: TCJA Impacts on Georgias Budget and Taxpayers
 Robert d. Buschman, Georgia State University
 [presentation]    

 

 discussant: Norton Francis, District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue      

 

 * Organized by Dr. Ranjana Madhusudhan, New Jersey Dept. of Treasury      

 
     

 
Concurrent Sessions

State Analysis & Estimated Impact of TCJA
 

 moderator: Ed McLenaghan, North Carolina Office of State Budget & Management      

 
Panel:
 Curtis Walker, Minnesota Dept. of Revenue
 [presentation]    

 

 Thomas Shaner, Idaho State Tax Commission      

 

 David Gunter, Maine Revenue Services
 [presentation]    

 
     

 

       

 
Tax Credit and Incentive Analysis
 

 moderator: Timothy Lenell, Nebraska Dept. of Revenue      

 
 
DC Tax Expenditures and Economic Development
 Charlotte Otabor and Lori Metcalf, District of Columbia ORA
 [presentation]    

 
     

 
SOLUTION SERIES I
 
REMI
Dynamic Fiscal and Economic Analysis: Experience from the States

 Dr. Frederick Treyz, Chief Economist/CEO and Dr. Peter Evangelakis, Senior Economist, REMI

State-level policy makers need to consider the implications of decisions on both the economic well-being of residents, and on the state budget. This presentation describes the experience of states using dynamdynamic tax policy analysis, fiscal and economic impact analysis of Amazon HQ2.0, and evaluation of other state-level policies.      

 
     

 
SOLUTION SERIES II
 
IHS Markit
Forecasting State Fuel Use Tax by Understanding Motor Vehicle Technology and Volume

 Rachel Shue, Automotive Consultant, IHS Markit
 
An automotive expert from IHS Markit will offer insight into how technology advancements related to motor vehicle fuel economy will impact state fuel use tax revenue.
 [presentation]    

 
     

 
Issues in Corporate Taxation
 

 moderator: Harry Tsang, New Jersey Dept. of Treasury      

 
Corporate Profit Shifting in Anticipation of Tax Reform
 Zhong Jin, Iowa Dept. of Revenue
 [presentation]    

 
Bonus Depreciation in Montana's Tax System
 Rosemary Bender, Montana Dept. of Revenue
 [presentation]    

 
The Effect of Combined Reporting on the District's Tax Revenue
 Yi Geng, Uranbileg Enkhtuvshin and Fahad Fahimullah, District of Columbia ORA
 [presentation]    

 
     

 
Sales Tax Issues
 

 moderator: Eric Hurley, Colorado Dept. of Revenue      

 
 
How to Make Electronic Commerce Estimates by City
 Joe Fitz, California Dept. of Tax & Fee Administration
 [presentation]    

 
The Pennsylvania Marketplace Law
 Amy Gill, Pennsylvania Dept. of Revenue
 [presentation]    

 
     

 
SOLUTION SERIES III
 
Chainbridge Software
Experience Estimating the Revenue Impact of TCJA - a Microsimulation Modeling Approach

 Eric Cook, Kirk Copen, and Jaime Copenhaver, Chainbridge Software, LLC

Chainbridge will present a brief overview of microsimulation modeling in general, along with highlights from their recent experience estimating the revenue impact of the international, individual and business provisions of TCJA.
 [presentation]    

 
     

 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Wednesday Morning General Session
 

 presiding: Bob McKee, Florida Dept. of Revenue and FTA Research Chair      

 
 
Forecasting Marijuana Excise Taxes
 Kile Porter, Nevada Dept. of Taxation
 [presentation]    

 
A Study of the DC Rental Market and the Role of Millennials
 Daniel Muhammad, Yi Geng and Farhad Niami, District of Columbia ORA
 [presentation]    [papers]

 
See You in New Orleans
 September 21-25, 2019      

 
     

 

 


 

line