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

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

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Pre-order Now: Property Tax Deskbook, 25th Edition

Modeled after the Sales & Use Tax Deskbook, this comprehensive guide provides tax payers and tax practitioners with an essential, reliable, and annually updated compendium of information about the property tax in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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Order Now: Sales & Use Tax Deskbook, 33rd Edition

Designed for in-house tax professionals, attorneys, and accountants, this multistate resource compiles information about sales and use taxes from every state that imposes them. Edited by Robert L. Mahon and Scott E. Sebastian, the Sales & Use Tax Deskbook draws from the long-term contributions and expertise of almost 100 members of the Tax Section's State and Local Taxes Committee.

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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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