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Walter Hellerstein elected as trustee of American Tax Policy Institute

Walter Hellerstein, the Shackelford Distinguished Professor of Taxation Law, has been elected as a trustee of the American Tax Policy Institute, which fosters the improvement of the U.S. tax system by providing non-partisan analysis and research on federal, state, local and international tax policy issues. 

Hellerstein joins 29 other leading tax professionals from the academic, government, business and legal communities on the panel, which includes experts from The Brookings Institution, The Urban Institute, the International Monetary Fund, Harvard Law School, the Georgetown University Law Center and the University of Chicago Law School as well as top accounting, business and law firms.  

The American Tax Policy Institute promotes and facilitates non-partisan research, analysis and discussion of U.S. federal, state and local tax policy matters. It supports cutting-edge scholarship in law, accounting or economics that will aid policy makers and administrators and will improve the U.S. tax system.