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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Upcoming Tax Chats! & 9th ICTR

-- Upcoming Tax Chat! on Race & Tax Administration -- 30 April 2024 Dear Friends,In this issue of the Taxpayer Rights Digest, I want to bring to your attention to a new Tax Chat! series the Center for Taxpayer Rights is holding on Race & Tax Administration.  The series began on April 8th, and we have an upcoming Chat! on Tuesday, April 30th.But before I discuss the Tax Chat! series, I want to remind you that registration is still open for the 9th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights.  It will be held from 04 June to 06 June, 2024, both…

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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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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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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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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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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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