Thursday, November 21st, 2019 at 6 p.m.

National Building Museum

Bringing Together Today’s Tax Leaders

For 82 years, Tax Prom has been the must-attend event for the tax world’s best, brightest, and most influential.

From Capitol Hill tax writers to VPs of tax at Fortune 500 companies, Tax Prom is the one night a year that brings together every major tax policy decision-maker in the country.

Join us Thursday, November 21st and find out why Tax Prom is an event you can’t afford to miss.

Why You Can't Miss Tax Prom

  • Engage with more than 650 of the tax community’s most influential executive branch officials, congressional staffers, members of Congress, Fortune 500 companies, trade associations, D.C. firms, and nonprofits.
  • Establish your organization as a critical voice in the tax policy and government affairs world.
  • Maximize your organization’s visibility among key decision-makers on Capitol Hill and in the Administration.
  • Promote your organization’s brand to the D.C. tax and policy community.

In 2018 Tax Prom was Joined By

  • 187

    Congressional Staffers

  • 7

    Members of Congress

  • 456

    Tax and Policy Professionals from the private sector

  • 650

    Total Policy Professionals in attendance

  • 58


Tax Foundation’s 2019 Distinguished Service Awardee

Thomas A. Barthold

Thomas A. Barthold is the chief of staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation.

Mr. Barthold joined the Joint Committee staff as a staff economist in 1987. He subsequently has served as senior economist, deputy chief of staff, and acting chief of staff. He was named chief of staff in May 2009. Over the past three decades he has worked on a wide variety of issues for the committee, including capital gains taxation, savings incentives, environmental and energy taxes, estate and gift taxation, the taxation of multinational enterprises, the low-income housing tax credit, tax-exempt bonds, and tax-exempt organizations.

Prior to his arrival in Washington he was a member of the economics faculty of Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. His publications include studies of capital gain realizations, charitable bequests, and measuring the distribution of the tax burden. Mr. Barthold is a graduate of Northwestern University and received his doctorate in economics from Harvard University.

For his work at the Joint Committee on Taxation the Tax Council Policy Institute has awarded Mr. Barthold its “Pillar of Excellence” and the National Tax Association has awarded Mr. Barthold its “Bruce Davie - Albert Davis Public Service Award.”