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Stewart M. Weintraub to Chair National Tax Seminars

Chamberlain Hrdlicka state and local tax (SALT) practice chair is the overall chair of the ABA/IPT Advanced Tax Seminars

PHILADELPHIA (February 2016) – Philadelphia state and local tax (SALT) practice chair Stewart M. Weintraub of national law firm Chamberlain Hrdlicka will again be the overall chair of the ABA/IPT Advanced SALT Seminars, an annual conference that brings the latest SALT updates to tax professionals nationwide.

Weintraub, who has concentrated his practice on state and local tax matters for more than 40 years, led the organization of the five-day conference, which is jointly sponsored by the American Bar Association Section of Taxation and the Institute for Professionals in Taxation. He also will moderate a panel during the Income Tax portion of the program titled “Preparing A Case for Trial – What Do I Do?” and he will speak on a panel during the Property Tax portion titled “Distinguishing the Value in Use vs. the Value in Exchange in the Appraisal of Industrial and Commercial Property.”

An annual conference, the ABA/IPT Advanced SALT Seminars will be held Feb. 29 to March 4, 2016 in New Orleans at the Ritz Carlton Hotel. The seminars will lead attendees in the practical examination of current SALT issues facing different businesses and industries. They are designed for attorneys, accountants, tax directors, SALT managers, government tax officials, appraisers, property tax managers, commercial and industrial property managers, and others interested in state and local income, sales, use, and ad valorem taxation. 

Weintraub has focused his practice upon state and local taxation for more than 40 years. From audits through trials and appeals to the appellate courts, Weintraub represents clients in all aspects of state and local tax compliance and litigation. His practice also includes helping clients plan and structure transactions so that all state and local tax obligations are minimized.

Weintraub began his career with the City of Philadelphia Law Department where he rose to be chief of tax litigation and where he served as chief counsel of former Mayor William Green’s Tax Reform Commission. In 2003, Weintraub was appointed to serve as a member of a new voter-approved Tax Reform Commission. He also has held leadership positions for the American Bar Association and the Philadelphia Bar Association and has chaired or co-chaired the state and local tax committee for the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce since 1983. Now in private practice, Weintraub has been a shareholder at Chamberlain Hrdlicka since 2010.