Full Committee Hearing

Tax Shelters: Who's Buying, Who's Selling and What's the Government Doing About It?

Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2003 Time: 10:00 AM Location: SDG50 Dirksen Senate Office Building

There was no video broadcast for this event.

Member Statements

  1.  Chuck Grassley (R - IA)
  2. Senator Max Baucus (D - MT)


Panel I

  1. The Honorable Carl Levin
    United States Senator
    State of Michigan

Panel II

  1. Anonymous Witness
    to speak on SILOs and LILOs and abuses in the leasing industry.
  2. Michael Hamersley
    Former employee of KPMG
    Fair Oaks , CA
  3. Robert Schmidt
    Former employee of Levi Strauss & Co.
    San Jose , CA
  4. Thomas Walsh
    Former employee of Levi Strauss & Co.
    San Jose , CA
  5. Henry Camferdam, Jr.
    Tax Shelter Investor
    Indianapolis , IN
  6. Robert Lally
    Federman, Lally & Remis, LLC
    Farmington , CT

Panel III

  1. Michael Brostek
    Director, Tax Issues, Strategic Issues Team
    United States Government Accountability Office
    Washington , DC
  2. Philip Cook
    Alston & Bird
    Atlanta , GA
  3. The Honorable Pamela Olson
    Assistant Secretary, Tax Policy
    U.S. Department of the Treasury
    Washington , DC
  4. The Honorable Mark Everson
    Internal Revenue Service
    Washington , D.C.
  5. The Honorable Eileen O'Connor
    Assistant Attorney General for the Tax Division
    United States Department of Justice
    Washington , DC
  6. William McDonough
    Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
    Washington , DC
  7. B. John Williams
    Shearman and Sterling, LLP
    Washington , DC

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