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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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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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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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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Tax Chat! Low Income Taxpayer Clinics: An International Movement

Tax Chat! No. 5Low Income Taxpayer Clinics: An International Movement Registration Now Open! Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,We are ringing in the new year with a Tax Chat! on a topic dear to my heart – low income taxpayer clinics.  On Tuesday, January 12th, 2021, at noon ET/17:00 GMT/18:00 CET we will have our first Tax Chat! of 2021.  As always, registration for this virtual Tax Chat! is free, but we need to register in order to send you the zoom link.  You can check out the exact time of the event…

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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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Tax Chat! No. 4 – The Economic Psychology of Tax Behavior

Registration is Now Open for Tax Chat! with Erich Kirchler on The Economic Psychology of Tax Behavior Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,Join us on December 10 at noon EST/17:00 GMT/18:00 CET for our next Tax Chat! with Professor Erich Kirchler of the Department of Applied and Clinical Psychology at the University of Vienna, Austria.  This “virtual” event is free, but you need to register here in order to receive the link.Erich is the author of Economic Psychology: An Introduction (with Erik Hoelzl) and Economic Psychology of Tax Behaviour.  He developed the…

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