7th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights

7th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights Registration Now Open! Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,It is my great pleasure to announce that registration is now open for the 7th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights.  Yay!This year, the conference is being hosted by Harvard Law School.  However, we will be holding it online for one more year,  just to be safe and to minimize logistical burden. The theme of the conference is Tax Collection and Taxpayer Rights in the Post-COVID World.  It will be held from May 18 to 20, 2022, with a free…

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A New Video on Taxation and Sustainable Development Goals

New video on Taxation as a Means to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,As this crazy year winds down, we’ve been catching up on editing the videos from the two International Conferences on Taxpayer Rights we held online this year.  Last week we posted the panel discussion Taxpayer Rights as Human Rights from our South Africa conference, and today we are sharing the video of the conference’s second panel, Taxation as a Means to Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in African and Other Developing Countries.  This video is a…

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Taxpayer Rights as Human Rights – a new video – and end-of-year giving!

Taxpayer Rights as Human Rights – a new video –& End-of-Year Giving! Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends, As we come to the end of yet another very challenging year, we are getting caught up on editing the videos from the two International Conferences on Taxpayer Rights that we held this year.  We are overflowing with important content, indeed! Before I discuss the new video, I just want to make this request that you consider supporting the Center for Taxpayer Rights in your end-of-year charitable giving.  We need your help to continue…

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Boelcher v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue

Is a Statutory Time Limit Jurisdictional in a Collection Due Process Hearing before the U.S. Court?  The Center files an Amicus Brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in Boechler v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,This week, the Tax Clinic at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School filed an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court on behalf of the Center for Taxpayer Rights in the case Boechler v. Commissioner.  You can read our amicus brief here.  Because the issue to be decided is of…

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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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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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5th ICTR Agenda Now Available

5th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights Agenda Now Available Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,It is my great pleasure to announce the agenda 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.Given the uncertainty with international (and even domestic) travel, we have decided to hold this conference entirely online.  We will miss seeing everyone, as the conversations and interactions that…

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The Year in Review …

The Year in Review ... Dear Friends,It’s been a little over a year since the Center for Taxpayer Rights (CTR) began operations, and what a year it has been!  As we bring 2020 to an end (and not a moment too soon) I thought it might be a good time to give a not-so-short update on the Center’s activities over the last sixteen months.  And of course, I hope you will support the Center’s activities in the field of taxpayer rights. Click here to Support the Center for Taxpayer Rights International Conference on Taxpayer Rights With respect to the International…

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