Keeping you informed about the Center for Taxpayer Rights’ activities and developments in taxpayer rights around the globe.

Transforming Tax Administration

Registration Open for Tax Chat! Series on Transforming Tax Administration Dear Friends, We’re pleased to announce that registration is now open for a 15-part series of free online Tax Chats! on Transforming Tax Administration: Toward an Effective, Trusted, and Inclusive IRS.  The first Tax Chat will be held on Thursday March 23 at noon EDT; our guest will be Charles Rossotti, former Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).  You can register for the first

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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

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End of Year Giving & an Announcement

Year End Giving with an Announcement! Dear Friends, As the year winds to a close, here at the Center for Taxpayer Rights we thought we would see it out with an announcement about exciting things to come in 2023. But first, please consider supporting our work.  Donations of any amount are much appreciated and show our institutional funders that there is broad public support for our mission.     Please Donate Today! As to 2023,

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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

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Giving Tuesday 2022 – The Year in Review

2022 Giving Tuesday — The Year in Review Dear Friends, On this Giving Tuesday, I’m making a gentle request of you to make a donation in support of the Center for Taxpayer Rights’ work in the field of taxpayer rights, especially in support of the International Conference on Taxpayer Rights (ICTR).  As you know, in May 2022, over three days, we held our 7th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights, as a virtual program.  The theme

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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 Century 14 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

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