Final Race & Tax Administration Tax Chat!

Final Tax Chat! on Race & Tax Administration Dear Friends,We are coming up on two very exciting events at the Center for Taxpayer Rights and I encourage you to sign up for them.The fourth and final Tax Chat! in our free series on Race and Tax Administration is taking place next Tuesday, May 28, from noon to 1:30pm EDT.  The topic this week is Disparity in Real & “Non-Real” Audits: How to reduce racial disparity while promoting effective tax administration.  Yes, that title is a mouthful but it accurately describes what we will be discussing.Our guests include Hadi Elzayn, one…

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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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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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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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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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