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…

Continue ReadingFinal Race & Tax Administration Tax Chat!

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…

Continue ReadingUpcoming Tax Chats! & 9th ICTR

Please Support the Center for Taxpayer Rights!

Please Support the Center for Taxpayer Rights! Dear Friends,This is just a quick note to ask that you support the work of the Center for Taxpayer Rights by making a contribution before the end of the year.  Your support, no matter the amount of your gift, makes a difference to our ability to continue in our work to improve tax administration, both in the US and internationally, from the perspective of protection of taxpayer rights and building responsive, inclusive, and trusted tax administration systems.  Click here to Donate You can read about all the activities of the Center in 2023…

Continue ReadingPlease Support the Center for Taxpayer Rights!

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…

Continue ReadingUpcoming Tax Chats! and an Announcement …

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)…

Continue ReadingRegistration Open for 8th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights!

Bittner v. US: Will the Supreme Court uphold a regressive penalty on foreign financial accounts?

Bittner v. U.S:Will the US Supreme Court Uphold a Regressive Penaltyon US Citizens & Taxpayerswith Foreign Financial Accounts? Dear Friends,In this Taxpayer Rights Digest, Gwen Moore and Zhanna Ziering of the Moore Tax Law Group LLC write about Bittner v. United States, a case before the United States Supreme Court that has significant repercussions for US taxpayers with foreign financial accounts.  Gwen and Zhanna represented the Center for Taxpayer Rights in submitting an amicus curiae brief to the Court.  Oral arguments were held this past fall and we expect a ruling in the new year.  The Center is enormously grateful…

Continue ReadingBittner v. US: Will the Supreme Court uphold a regressive penalty on foreign financial accounts?

State Taxpayer Rights – Registration Open!

Announcing registration for new Reimagining Tax Administration Workshop! Dear Friends,It’s been a while since we’ve posted a blog from the Center, but we have definitely been busy and there is a lot happening in the coming months, so I thought I’d start up our posts again.The first thing I’d like to share is that the Center has two new employees.  Anna Gooch has joined us as the American Bar Association Public Service Fellow.  Among other things, Anna will be working on growing the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) Support Center, a project of the Center’s that provides technical support and…

Continue ReadingState Taxpayer Rights – Registration Open!

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…

Continue Reading7th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights

A New Video on Taxation and Sustainable Development Goals

New video on Taxation as a Means to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Dear Friends,As this crazy year winds down, we’ve been catching up on editing the videos from the two International Conferences on Taxpayer Rights we held online this year.  Last week we posted the panel discussion Taxpayer Rights as Human Rights from our South Africa conference, and today we are sharing the video of the conference’s second panel, Taxation as a Means to Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in African and Other Developing Countries.  This video is a…

Continue ReadingA New Video on Taxation and Sustainable Development Goals