October 23, 2023


4 Total CPE Credits


Webinar (CA): Tax Law Logic: Diving Into Tax Policy 2023

  • Instructor

    Annette Nellen

Learning Objectives

• Explain the basic design of the income tax, consumption taxes, wealth taxes and head taxes
• Explain how tax expenditures affect the design of a tax system
• Apply principles of good tax policy to existing rules and tax proposals
• Describe tax reform processes
• Explain challenges underlying tax reform
• Draft comments on a legislative or administrative proposal

Major Topics

• Definition and relevance of the term tax policy
• Principles underlying the main tax types
• Principles of good tax policy
• How to analyze existing tax rules and proposals for changes against principles of good tax policy and utilize the results
• How and why to advocate for tax law changes

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Intermediate


Understanding of the differences between types of taxes. Interest in tax reform, both major and minor.

Advanced Preparation

This webinar is produced by CalCPA. You will receive your login link/instructions and Certificate of Attendance directly from this third-party vendor. It is important that you review your COCPA confirmation for details on receiving your login instructions and COA from said vendor.

Intended Audience

Practitioners interested in understanding our tax systems beyond a technical focus to also a policy focus. Practitioners interested in explaining tax reform issue to clients, colleagues and elected officials.


California CPA Education Foundation

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