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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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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Reimagining Tax Administration: Culture Change

Tax Agency Organization & Culture Change Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,Happy New Year! Throughout the fall of 2021, the Center for Taxpayer Rights held an online series of workshops called Reimagining Tax Administration: Social Programs Through the Tax Code.  The series, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, was something we have wanted to do for quite some time – that is, explore the use of tax laws and tax agencies to administer social benefits to vulnerable populations.  We have been posting the agenda, slides, and videos from the series here, and today we…

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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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