Section of Taxation

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Virtual 2020 May Tax Meeting

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Recordings & Materials Available

Thank you for a successful Virtual 2020 May Tax Meeting! We scheduled more than 50 sessions over eight weeks, ending July 30. If you attended the sessions and would like to access the recordings or materials, access our attendee pages below!

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Recent Updates

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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Government Comment: Impact of Final Regulations under Section 951A on S Corporations and their Shareholders

On July 31, 2020 the Section submitted recommendations for the impact of final regulations under Section 951A on S Corporations and their shareholders.

Government Submissions & Policy

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Now Available: The Tax Lawyer, Summer 2020

This issue of The Tax Lawyer includes articles by Leslie Book & Marilyn Ames, Bridget J. Crawford & Jonathan G. Blattmachr, Heather M. Field, and Steven J. Willis, as well as the index to Volume 73.

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On-Demand CLE: Virtual 20th Annual U.S. and Europe Tax Practice Trends Conference

Our excellent Virtual 20th Annual U.S. and Europe Tax Practice Trends Conference panels are now available as On Demand CLE! Check out our offerings here. Recordings & materials for previous attendees also available!

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Pre-Order Available: 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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Now Available: ABA Tax Times, Spring 2020

“Times change quickly. At the time of the last ATT issue, the Section had just completed a very successful Midyear Meeting, and we were looking forward to a series of spring meetings, including the May Meeting in Washington, DC. The COVID-19 pandemic has obviously changed the landscape.” —Tom Callahan

From the Chair

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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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