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Join your colleagues for this two-hour technical session to obtain a practical update on Oregon Department of Revenue hot topics.
Sponsored by the Oregon Society of CPAs Benton-Linn Chapter.
- Oregon new law update
- Corporate Activity Tax (CAT) update
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Nikki Dobay is a nationally known state tax lawyer with significant experience and understanding of state tax policy. Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, Nikki spent five years as Senior Tax Counsel of the Council On State Taxation (COST). During her time with COST, Nikki worked with their membership of nearly 550 multistate corporations, where she advocated for COST’s mission: to preserve and promote equitable and nondiscriminatory state taxation of multi-jurisdictional entities. Nikki has worked on legislative, administrative and judicial advocacy efforts covering an array of state and local tax policy issues. Focusing on the Western states, she has testified before countless state legislatures and taxing agencies and has worked closely with policy makers on the significant state tax issues in those states, including the recently enacted Oregon Corporate Activity Tax. She regularly engages with statewide business and taxpayer associations, departments of revenue, as well as national tax administrator organizations, including the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC), the Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA), and the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), on key SALT issues impacting multi-jurisdictional taxpayers.
Nikki also gained experience working in the national office of a Big Four accounting firm and at large corporate law firm in Oregon, where she assisted with clients with multistate tax issues and Oregon tax controversy matters, including proceedings in the Oregon Tax Court.
Valerie Sasaki is a partner with Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP where she chairs the Taxation Practice. She focuses her practice on resolving complex tax matters for clients with state and federal revenue agencies. She regularly speaks and writes on tax topics of interest to her. Ms. Sasaki is a member of the Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Utah State Bars. She regularly appears on behalf of clients in US Tax Court and the Oregon Tax Court.
She is a “Big-4” accounting alumna who worked as a State and Local Tax Manager for KPMG LLP as well as with the Miller Nash LLP tax department. Valerie has served as Chair of Portland Tax Forum, The Oregon State Bar Taxation Section, and the Oregon State Bar Business Law Section. Valerie has served on the laws committee of the Oregon State Bar’s Taxation Section since 2003. She is now involved in leading an Oregon Laws Commission Project to modernize and restate Oregon’s Limited Liability Company Act.
Valerie serves and has served as an Adjunct Professor of Taxation with: Portland State University’s Masters in Tax Program; Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College; Portland Community College; and the University of Oregon School of Law. She is a fellow of the American College of Taxation and has been recognized as an outstanding tax attorney by the SuperLawyers and Best Lawyers in America organizations.
Valerie received her BA degree, magna cum laude, from Tulane University, earned her JD degree from University of Oregon School of Law and her LLM in Taxation from the University of Washington School of Law.