Registration Open for 9th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights

9th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights Registration Now Open! Dear Friends,For our first Taxpayer Rights Digest of 2024, we are very excited to announce the opening of registration for the 9th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights.  The theme of this year’s conference is Toward a Digital Taxpayer Bill of Rights.  The conference will be held from 04 to 06 June, 2024, and is being hosted by the DigiTax Centre at the University of Antwerp, in Antwerp, Belgium.  The conference immediately precedes the annual congress of the European Association of Tax Law Professors, which is being held at the University of…

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Please Support the Center for Taxpayer Rights!

Please Support the Center for Taxpayer Rights! Dear Friends,This is just a quick note to ask that you support the work of the Center for Taxpayer Rights by making a contribution before the end of the year.  Your support, no matter the amount of your gift, makes a difference to our ability to continue in our work to improve tax administration, both in the US and internationally, from the perspective of protection of taxpayer rights and building responsive, inclusive, and trusted tax administration systems.  Click here to Donate You can read about all the activities of the Center in 2023…

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Giving Tuesday 2023 & an Update

Giving Tuesday 2023 & an Update Dear Friends,It has been about six months since we sent out a newsletter, so no one can accuse us of littering people’s email boxes.  In our defense, we certainly haven’t been idle during this period.  And while I hate to have our first contact in a while be a request for donations, I’m actually using this Giving Tuesday email as an excuse to get myself back on track with communicating with our subscribers more regularly.You already know the important work the Center for Taxpayer Rights has been doing, because you’ve subscribed to the Taxpayer…

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Upcoming Tax Chats! and an Announcement …

Upcoming Tax Chats! and an Announcement .... Dear Friends, In this issue of the Taxpayer Rights Digest, we discuss the wide range of programs we have scheduled for the rest of the summer.  There’s quite a lot planned, so please read through this – I’m sure you’ll find something that will interest you. First up, tomorrow (July 11) at noon Eastern Daylight Time, we have our next Tax Chat! in the Transforming Tax Administration series.  The topic for this chat is Notices, Nudges, & Communication.  We have some really excellent guests:  Michael Hallsworth from the Behavioural Insight Team, Julie Payne…

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Transforming Tax Administration

Registration Open for Tax Chat! Series on Transforming Tax Administration Dear Friends, We're pleased to announce that registration is now open for a 15-part series of free online Tax Chats! on Transforming Tax Administration: Toward an Effective, Trusted, and Inclusive IRS.  The first Tax Chat will be held on Thursday March 23 at noon EDT; our guest will be Charles Rossotti, former Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).  You can register for the first Tax Chat! here. By way of background, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), Public Law 117-169, enacted August 16, 2022, provides for $80 billion in funding…

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Registration Open for 8th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights!

8th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights Registration is Open! Dear Friends,It is my great pleasure to announce that registration is open for the 8th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights!  The theme of the conference is Access to Justice: Judicial Review & Alternative Dispute Resolution.  It will be held from 24 to 26 May, 2023, in Santiago, Chile.  This year the conference is hosted by the the Centro de Estudios Tributarios at the Universidad de Chile in Santiago, Chile.  The conference will be in-person and also live-streamed.  You can view the agenda for the 8th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights (ICTR)…

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End of Year Giving & an Announcement

Year End Giving with an Announcement! Dear Friends,As the year winds to a close, here at the Center for Taxpayer Rights we thought we would see it out with an announcement about exciting things to come in 2023.But first, please consider supporting our work.  Donations of any amount are much appreciated and show our institutional funders that there is broad public support for our mission.   Please Donate Today! As to 2023, we are thrilled to share the preliminary agenda for the 8th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights.  The theme of the 2023 conference is Access to Justice:  Judicial Review &…

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Bittner v. US: Will the Supreme Court uphold a regressive penalty on foreign financial accounts?

Bittner v. U.S:Will the US Supreme Court Uphold a Regressive Penaltyon US Citizens & Taxpayerswith Foreign Financial Accounts? Dear Friends,In this Taxpayer Rights Digest, Gwen Moore and Zhanna Ziering of the Moore Tax Law Group LLC write about Bittner v. United States, a case before the United States Supreme Court that has significant repercussions for US taxpayers with foreign financial accounts.  Gwen and Zhanna represented the Center for Taxpayer Rights in submitting an amicus curiae brief to the Court.  Oral arguments were held this past fall and we expect a ruling in the new year.  The Center is enormously grateful…

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