Live Stream: August Chapter Meeting

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1.00 Taxes
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Trammel Hoehn

Trammel Hoehn is the Government Relations Advisor in the firm Butler Snow LLP in Nashville, Tenn. 

As a member of Governor Haslam’s Legislative Team, he lobbied for the Governor’s key initiatives, which included: Inheritance Tax Repeal, Tennessee Promise, and Tort Reform. As a Legislative Liaison for the Department of Finance and Administration, Hoehn has expertise in the state budget process, state’s information systems, and a strong understanding of insurance plans administered by Benefits Administration, which covers over 280,000 members. 

Hoehn has worked on several significant projects for the Division of Customer Focused Government to find ways to make government more effective and efficient. These projects saved the state millions of tax payer dollars and prevented future wasteful spending. 

He graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in political science from the University of Tennessee and earned his J.D. from the University of Memphis. He was admitted to the Tennessee Bar Association in 2010. He also serves as the Vice President of The Federalist Society. 

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Brett Carter

Brett Carter represents clients in state and local tax disputes involving all Tennessee taxes, including sales and use tax, franchise and excise tax, property tax, and business tax. Brett's clients span numerous industries, including cable, telecom, technology, manufacturing, financial services, transportation, entertainment, hospitality, healthcare, insurance, retail, and construction.

Brett has significant experience in tax litigation, mergers and acquisitions, leasing transactions, airplane transactions, nexus, Tennessee tax exemptions (including the manufacturing exemption), state tax incentives, voluntary disclosures, and tax enforcement matters. Brett also advises companies on the taxation of computer software, in light of emerging technologies and the use of cloud computing.

Brett also assists businesses with general business disputes and collections matters.

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