TAXPAYER RIGHTS DIGEST
Keeping you informed about the Center for Taxpayer Rights’ activities and developments in taxpayer rights around the globe.
Taxpayer Rights in Challenging Times Being an update on the International Conference on Taxpayer Rights and other Center activities Hello, all. It has been quite some time since the last Taxpayer Rights Digest – and in so many ways the world has changed profoundly. In this issue, I’ll cover the work the Center for Taxpayer Rights has been engaged in, advocating for the rights of taxpayers in a rapidly changing environment and economy. But first,
A Report on Australia’s National Tax Clinic Program In this issue of the Taxpayer Rights Digest, we highlight the expansion of tax clinics to Australia. Several years ago, an Australia Tax Office (ATO) official visited the IRS and met with me and Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) staff. Among other issues, we discussed the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic grant program that TAS administers. The ATO official found this concept very exciting. A year or so later,
5th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights 09.30.20 to 10.01.20 | University of Pretoria, SA This week’s digest is a quick update on a hodge-podge of topics, starting with our publication of the agenda for the 5th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights, which you can access here. The theme of the conference is Taxpayer Rights, Human Rights: Issues for Developing Countries. The conference’s planning committee (Annet Oguttu and Riel Franzsen of African Tax Institute, University of
As the year (and decade) comes to a close, we want to catch everyone up on the Center for Taxpayer Rights’ activities since it first started operating on August 1, 2019. First and foremost, we’re focused on organizing the 5th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights, which will be held at the University of Pretoria, in South Africa, on 30 September and 01 October, 2020. The African Tax Institute is hosting the event, and the Conference’s