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July 6, 2023

Steve Young Appointed ABA State and Local Taxes Committee Chair

Holland & Hart is pleased to announce that Steve Young, a partner in the firm’s Salt Lake City office, was appointed Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) State and Local Taxes (SALT) Committee for the 2023-2025 term.

A committee within the ABA Section of Taxation, membership includes SALT practitioners from diverse backgrounds, levels of experience, practices, and geographical areas. The SALT Committee offers its members varied opportunities to participate in committee meetings for discussions on topics timely to the practice and to obtain the latest information from fellow practitioners. The ABA Section of Taxation is committed to serving its members and the public by providing education about taxes and tax systems, and by providing leadership to support the development of an equitable, efficient, and workable tax system.

In his practice, Steve litigates state and local sales, property, income, severance, unclaimed property, and other state and local tax cases before administrative tribunals, local boards of equalization, and courts throughout the Rocky Mountain region. He lobbies state tax and local issues before the Utah Legislature, Utah State Tax Commission, and local governments. Steve consults with clients nationwide and represents large household-name clients as well as small businesses and individuals.

Steve serves as Practice Group Leader for Holland & Hart’s Tax and Benefits practice group. He is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and previously served as Chair-Elect of the ABA SALT Committee and Past President of the Tax Section of the Utah State Bar. He routinely speaks and publishes nationwide on state and local tax issues and sits on the Board of Editors of the ABA Property Tax Deskbook and the Journal of Multistate Taxation.


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