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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Tax Chat! on Direct E-Filing and the IRS

Upcoming Tax Chat!Designing a Direct E-File Tool for the 21st Century14 November 20221:30 to 3:00 pm (Eastern Time) Dear Friends,I am pleased to announce that registration is open for a free on-line Tax Chat! program discussion of issues facing the IRS and other tax agencies as they introduce and utilize direct e-filing with the tax agency.  The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) contains $80 billion for modernizing IRS operations, and $15 million specifically for a report on the feasibility of an IRS-run direct e-file tool.  The report is due May 16, 2023, nine months after the date of IRA's enactment on…

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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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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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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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Tax Chat! Artificial Intelligence & Taxpayer Rights

Tax Chat! Registration Now Open-- Artificial Intelligence and Tax Administration --A Conversation with DigiTax Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,Registration is now open for the March session of Tax Chat!, which will be held on Tuesday, 16 March, 2021 at noon EST/16:00 GMT/17:00 CET.  The topic for this month’s Tax Chat! is Artificial Intelligence and Taxpayer Rights.  Registration for the TaxChat! is free but you need to sign up here in order to receive the link to the session. Click here to register for Tax Chat! Our guests for this conversation are:Toon…

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Tax Chat! Gender Issues in Taxation Video Available!

Tax Chat! Video on Gender Issues in Taxation Now Available Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,We have just uploaded our most recent Tax Chat! on Gender Issues in Taxation, held in early February 2021.  https://youtu.be/0C6nsWJEaXM This video is composed of two parts – our guests in Part I includedMichelle Harding, Senior Tax Economist and Head of the Tax Data and Statistical Analysis Unit at OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, Paris, France;Eleonor Kristoffersson, Professor of Tax Law, School of Law, Psychology and Social Work, Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden; andAmy Matsui, Senior…

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TaxChat! on Gender Issues in Taxation

Registration Open for our February TaxChat! on Gender Issues in Taxation Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,This issue of the Taxpayer Rights Digest finds us looking forward to the upcoming Tax Chat!, scheduled for 09 February 2021 at noon EST/17:00 GMT/18:00 CET.  The topic for this month’s Tax Chat! Is Gender Issues in Taxation.  Registration for the TaxChat! Is free but you need to sign up here in order to receive the link to the session.  Click here to register for TaxChat! Our guests for this installment are:Michelle Harding, Senior Tax Economist…

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