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Government Comment: Proposed Regulations Concerning Foreign Tax Credits

On March 18, 2019 the Section submitted comments with respect to the proposed regulations concerning foreign tax credits.

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Government Comment: Impact on Taxpayers of the Recent Partial Government Shutdown

On March 8, the Section submitted comments with respect to the impact on taxpayers of the recent partial government shutdown.

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Now Available: The Tax Lawyer, Winter 2019

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.

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Now Available: ABA Tax Times, Winter 2019

“The Tax Section held its Midyear Tax Meeting in New Orleans on January 17-19. Numerous panels addressed the continuing deluge of guidance relating to the 2017 Tax Act, such as proposed regulations regarding qualified opportunity funds and final regulations regarding the 20% deduction for sole proprietors and owners of pass-through entities (section 199A), as well as additional guidance regarding the many new international tax provisions.” —Eric Solomon

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Events & CLE

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2017 Tax Act Content Archive

The 2017 Tax Act (known colloquially as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) has led to some of the most significant changes to tax law since the Tax Reform Act of 1986. The broad-reaching legislation touches on aspects of partnerships, benefits law, and international issues, to name just a few. The committees of the ABA Section of Taxation have been hard at work producing some of the most up-to-the-minute analysis and educational opportunities on the changing landscape

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Announcing Tax Connect

Take a look at our new platform for committee information & discussion! Tax Connect will replace our committee pages and mailing lists with a robust, easier-to-use site and discussion forums that can be used via email or direct from Connect. Take a look at the User's Guide and How-to Videos to learn more!