Tonkon Torp attorney Kate Roth was a featured speaker at the Northwest Federal Tax Conference hosted by the Oregon Society of CPAs on October 27. In her briefing, she provided an update on changes to federal tax laws made in 2020 as well as a review of: recent judicial opinions from the U.S. Tax Court, legislative changes, and updates from Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service. Kate touched on a wide array of additional tax topics including notices of deficiency, innocent spouse relief, penalty approval requirements, ordinary and necessary business deductions, conservation easements, and seriously delinquent tax debt.
Kate is an associate in Tonkon Torp’s Tax and Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits practice groups. Her practice focuses on federal and state tax impacts on business transactions, including taxation of corporations, partnerships, and LLCs. Kate also works with Lewis & Clark’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic to represent pro se clients before the Internal Revenue Service. Before joining the firm, she served a two year judicial clerkship at the U.S. Tax Court where she gained unique insight into federal taxation matters.