Thursday, May 6, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston
The Taxation Law Section's Municipal Tax Practice Group and
State Tax Practice Group will host a joint open meeting on Tuesday,
May 6. The business meeting will begin at 5 p.m. and the guest
speaker at 5:30 p.m. will be Mark DeFrancisco, chief counsel to the
Appellate Tax Board's legal department.
DeFrancisco advises the board on legal, evidentiary and related
issues; reviews and advises on motions heard before the board; and
drafts, edits and approves the board's findings of fact and
reports. With experience in state and local taxation, in both the
public and private sector, DeFrancisco has spoken frequently on
matters relating to Massachusetts taxation at conferences sponsored
by MCLE, Massachusetts Association of Assessing Offices, county
assessors associations, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the
MBA and Boston Bar Association's taxation committees.