Section of Taxation

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News & Updates

Women in Tax Forum: Careers in Tax

The ABA Section of Taxation’s Women in Tax Forum hosted a Careers in Tax panel on Friday, February 19. With a focus on careers in the public sector, this diverse panel of practitioners provided insight into their careers, advice for how law students may pursue a career in tax, and shared ideas on how to make tax more inclusive. The panel was moderated by Nina E. Olson, former United States Taxpayer Advocate and current Executive Director of the Center for Taxpayer Rights and features panelists from all areas of tax practice discussing their careers & how they got started in tax!

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Virtual 2021 Midyear Tax Meeting Recordings

Thank you for a successful Virtual 2021 Midyear Tax Meeting! Attendees may view recordings by logging back in to the Virtual Lobby. Recordings will be available for one calendar month; CLE not available for recordings.

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Now Available: The Tax Lawyer, Fall 2020

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, 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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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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Diversity & Inclusion Plan

The ABA Section of Taxation has a long history of supporting diversity and inclusion. We believe that diversity in our membership brings a variety of unique and valuable skills and perspectives to the Tax Section and our members.

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