Simply Tax Episode 88: Talking with “Tax Notes Talk”

Simply Tax Episode 88

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Have you ever wondered what would happen if you put the hosts of two tax podcasts together in a studio to talk tax? We thought so! “Simply Tax” host Damien Martin sits down with “Tax Notes Talk” host David D. Stewart to discuss his career reporting on international tax, where things stand with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) project and the experience of hosting a podcast about taxes. Here’s what’s covered:

  • How David Stewart came to write about, analyze and report on taxes @2:16
  • How David knew he was a tax geek @4:18
  • A day in the life of an international tax reporter @5:18
  • The latest on the OECD BEPS project and the experience of following it @11:16
  • A prediction on the 2020 target completion for the project @17:29
  • The biggest challenge for completing the BEPS project @18:41
  • Reactions to telling people you host a podcast about taxes @21:29
  • How “Tax Notes Talk” was born @23:53
  • Why you should listen and how it’s grown in more than 100 episodes @25:45
  • Advice for a successful career reporting on tax @32:16
David Steward, Pompey the Pekingese and Stephanie Johnston dressed up as the Irish Double Sandwich, a tax avoidance scheme, for Halloween

David Steward, Pompey the Pekingese and Stephanie Johnston dressed up as the Irish Double Sandwich, a tax avoidance scheme, for Halloween.

BIO FOR GUESTS

David D. Stewart is the editor in chief of Tax Notes Today International (TNTI), an online daily publication from Tax Analysts covering cross-border tax issues from around the world. He also is the host of the “Tax Notes Talk” podcast, a weekly podcast covering cutting-edge developments in tax, including up-to-the-minute changes in federal, state and international tax law and regulations. In the eight years prior to taking over as editor of TNTI, he was a legal reporter on the publication covering transfer pricing.

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