New Workshop Video for Reimagining Tax Adminstration Series

New Video from Reimagining Tax Administration: Social Programs Through the Tax Code Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,We’ve uploaded to the Center’s youtube channel a new video from our free online workshop series, Reimagining Tax Administration: Social Programs Through the Tax Code.   We have three more sessions to go – Monday November 1, 8, and 15.  You can register for the series here.https://www.youtu.be/adthQGymBgU This new video is of the panel on Program Eligibility Rules for the Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, and Other Anti-Poverty Programs, held on 25 October 2021.  In…

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Reimagining Tax Administration: A New Video and an Upcoming Session

New Reimagining Tax Administration Video Available: Design Theory & Administrative Burden Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,As you know, the Center has been holding an online series of workshops, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, on Reimagining Tax Administration: Running Social Programs Through the Tax Code.  Over a series of seven workshops, we are exploring the implications for U.S. tax administration and its taxpayers if social benefits like the Earned Income Credit and the refundable Child Tax Credit are distributed through the tax system. We have a new workshop coming on this Monday, October…

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Reimagining Tax Administration Workshop Series

--Announcing New Workshop Series--Reimagining Tax Administration:Social Programs Through the Tax Code Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email I wanted to share with you a free online workshop series the Center for Taxpayer Rights is holding this fall, called Reimagining Tax Administration: Social Programs Through the Tax Code.  This series explores how the US tax system can better administer family and worker benefits such as the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) . Each workshop session focuses on a different aspect of this challenge, from understanding the limits of present-day IRS…

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New Video: Audit Selection in the 21st Century

New Video on Audit Selection in the 21st Century Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,It’s hard to believe that the 6th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights is just a little over a week away.  As you know, the theme of this conference is Taxpayer Rights, Human Rights: Issues for Developing Countries.  We have three half-days of panels planned for 06 to 08 October, 2021, preceded by a free workshop on 05 October 2021 on The Role of Tax Clinics and Taxpayer Ombuds/Advocates in Protecting Taxpayer Rights. Register here As a teaser for…

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New Tax Chat! Video on Administrative Burden & Taxpayer Rights

New Video on Administrative Burden & Taxpayer Rights Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,Let me start this issue of the Digest with a gentle reminder to register for the online 6th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights, which will be held from 05 to 08 October, 2021.  The theme of the conference is Taxpayer Rights, Human Rights: Issues for Developing Countries; and there is a free online workshop on 05 October on the role of Tax Clinics and Taxpayer Ombuds/Advocates in protecting taxpayer rights. See Agenda here Click here to Register So, the…

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Registration Open for 6th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights!

-- Registration Now Open --6th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights!05 to 08 October 2021 (online only) Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,I’m pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 6th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights (ICTR).  The theme of the 6th ICTR is Taxpayer Rights, Human Rights: Issues for Developing Countries.  Register for 6th ICTR here As you may recall, the Center for Taxpayer Rights originally planned to hold this conference in October of 2020, at the University of Pretoria in South Africa.  We are thrilled to have the…

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Announcing Tax Chat! on International Taxpayer Rights Update

Join Us for the Last Tax Chat! of the Summer Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear friends,It’s been a while since we’ve sent out a newsletter, but we haven’t been idle.  As many of you know, we held our 5th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights at the end of May.  I think everyone found it very interesting, and we managed to make it through three days of zoom without too many mishaps.  We recorded all of the sessions, including the LITC Workshop, and eventually we will post them all, but first we will…

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Digital Taxation – videos and events

Digital Taxation:  A new YouTube video,a new partnership, and upcoming events! Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Friends,It has been a while since we last sent out a Taxpayer Rights Digest, but we haven’t been inactive during this time.  (For example, I testified on May 11th at a hearing of the Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight about the Tax Gap and Offshore Noncompliance.)  The Center has been holding lots of preparation calls with the panelists for the 5th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights, and I have to say, this is…

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Tax Chat! Administrative Burden & Taxpayer Rights

Registration Now Open for Tax Chat! Administrative Burden & Taxpayer Rights Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,Registration is now open for the April 13th Tax Chat!  This month’s chat is on Administrative Burden and Taxpayer Rights.  Our guests for this Tax Chat! are Professors Les Book and Keith Fogg.  Over the last year Les, Keith, and I have been working on an article that describes a rights-based framework for identifying and mitigating excessive administrative burden in tax administration.  The Tax Chat! will be on April 13th at noon EDT/17:00 BST/18:00 CEST.  You…

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Registration for 5th ICTR is Now Open!

Registration Now Open!5th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights26 to 28 May 2021 Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,Registration is now open for the 5th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights, which will be held over three days, on May 26 to 28, 2021.  The theme of the conference is Quality Tax Audits and the Protection of Fundamental Rights.  You can access the agenda here.  Our host for this year's conference is the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Law.This year we are holding the conference entirely online.  Although we will miss seeing…

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