Section of Taxation

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News & Events

Government Comment: Proposed Regulations Regarding User Fees for Estate Tax Closing Letters

On March 24, 2021, the Section of Taxation submitted comments concerning the BBA Stranded Overpayment Problem.

Government Submissions & Policy

Read - March 24 Comments

Government Comment: Proposed Regulations under Section 355 Regarding the Allocation of Non-Business Assets for Purposes of the Device Prohibition

On March 19, 2021 the Section of Taxation submitted comments concerning Proposed Regulations under Section 355 Regarding the Allocation of Non-Business Assets for Purposes of the Device Prohibition.

Government Submissions & Policy

Read - March 19 Comments

Now Available: The Tax Lawyer, Winter 2021

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, Winter 2021

“Happy 2021! I was more than happy to see 2020 in the rearview window, but I’m still waiting for the electric switch to be thrown to put 2021 in a new light. Somehow the ball dropping on New Year’s Eve just didn’t make it happen. ...”

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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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