Section of Taxation

The Tax Section condemns racism and racial injustice.  The Tax Section stands in support of the Black community. Our mission is to serve our members and the public by providing education about taxes and tax systems, and by providing leadership to support the development of an equitable, efficient and workable tax system.

News & Updates

Government Comment: Review of Regulatory and other Relief to Support Taxpayers during COVID-19 Pandemic

On January 15, 2021 the Section of Taxation submitted comments to the IRS regarding a review of regulatory and other relief to support Taxpayers during COVID-19 Pandemic.

Government Submissions & Policy

Read - January 15 Comments

Government Comment: OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS Public Consultation Document on the Report on the Pillar One Blueprint

On December 14, 2020 the Section of Taxation submitted comments to the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration regarding the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS Public Consultation Document on the Report on the Pillar One Blueprint.

Government Submissions & Policy

Read - December 14 Comments

Now Available: The Tax Lawyer, Fall 2020

The Tax Lawyer, the nation’s premier, peer-reviewed tax law journal, is published quarterly as a service to its members by the American Bar Association Section of Taxation. Abstracts can be viewed by anyone, but full text pdfs are accessible only to members of the Section.

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Now Available: ABA Tax Times, Fall 2020

“This has been a time of both extraordinary activity and introspection for the Tax Section. On the activity side, we concluded a very successful Virtual 2020 Fall Tax Meeting with more than 1,700 registrants, as compared to a typical in-person fall meeting that has averaged 500-600 registrants.” — Joan C. Arnold

From the Chair

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Careers in Tax

Check out our recent session on Careers in Tax, featuring names from private practice & government discussing the paths they each took to a career in tax law, and recommendations for those considering this vital & dynamic practice area.

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COVID-19 Tax News and Information

The Tax Section offers this regularly updated source of tax information and resources related to the dealing with the novel coronavirus. It includes legal and regulatory updates, state and local updates, court updates, comments submitted to government entities, and disaster and pro bono resources. It will also include updates on Tax Section webinars about and meetings affected by COVID-19.

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