Tax Chat! The Gender Impact of Taxation

Tax Chat! is an online series of conversations with persons active in the field of taxpayer rights and tax administration.  Guests hail from many different disciplines and backgrounds.  Audience participation in encouraged. Our next Tax Chat! will be held on 09 February, 2021, at noon Eastern Standard Time (17:00 GMT and 18:00 CET).  The topic for this upcoming Tax Chat! is the gender impact of taxation.  Our guests for this conversation will be Michelle Harding, Senior Tax Economist and head of the Tax Data and Statistical Analysis Unit of OECD's Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, Paris, France; Eleonor Kristoffersson,…

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Amicus Curiae Briefs

The Summer of Amicus Curiae Briefs Dear friends, This issue of the Taxpayer Rights Digest finds us discussing recent activity in the U.S. courts, with filings on behalf of the Center in several cases.  Historically, because low and middle income taxpayers have no or limited resources, the impact of tax agency actions or procedures on these or small business taxpayers was not brought to the attention of the courts.  With the advent of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) movement, this trend is being reversed. The expansion of LITCs in the United States, after the enactment of a federal grant…

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