TAXPAYER RIGHTS DIGEST
Keeping you informed about the Center for Taxpayer Rights’ activities and developments in taxpayer rights around the globe.
More Tax Chat! Live and Uploaded! Greetings, all. The first day of fall brings a bit of sadness, as I realize in another world I would be preparing to travel to Pretoria, South Africa, for the 5th International Conference on Taxpayer Rights. Regrettably, we’ve had to postpone that conference until next year, for the 6th and 7th of October, 2021. We also plan to hold the regularly scheduled 2021 conference on May 27th and 28th,
Registration Now Open for Tax Chat! with Professor Pasquale Pistone and Philip Baker, QC about the Observatory on Taxpayers’ Rights 01 September 2020 | Noon EDT | 17:00 BST | 18:00 CEST Join Nina Olson, Executive Director of the Center for Taxpayer Rights, for the inaugual session of Tax Chat!, the Center’s online series of conversations about taxpayer rights and tax administration. Nina will be joined by Professor Pasquale Pistone and Philip Baker, QC, the
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
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