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Highlights

Now Available: ABA Tax Times, November 2018

“As the largest national member organization of tax professionals, the Tax Section has an important role to promote the advancement of a fair tax system by providing assistance to those who cannot afford it. I am pleased to report that under the vigorous leadership of Bahar Schippel, our Vice Chair for Pro Bono and Outreach, the Tax Section is active on many fronts in tax-related pro bono matters.” – Eric Solomon

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The Tax Lawyer: Summer 2018 Issue

The annual State and Local Tax Edition includes works by our State and Local Taxes Committee, Niki Ford, Dan M. Smolnik, and Stephen Ratner, plus an index to Volume 71.

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Message from the Chair: New ABA Website

The ABA has initiated a new website to improve your online experience. Unfortunately, there have been challenges with the roll-out of this new website, including meeting registration problems.

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Government Comment: Proposed Regulations Addressing Section 965

On October 29, the Section submitted comments on the proposed regulations addressing Section 965.

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35th National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and Eighth Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy

The 35th Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud is the yearly gathering of the criminal tax defense bar combined with the Eighth Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy. This program brings together high-level government representatives, judges, corporate counsel, and private practitioners engaged in all aspects of tax controversy, tax litigation, and criminal tax prosecutions and defense.

Learn more about this - December 13-15 Meeting

Events & CLE

Network with tax lawyers, meet leading experts from private practice and government and discuss the latest tax regulations, legislation and planning strategies.

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!