Section of Taxation Publications
  VOL. 53
NO. 3
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 Note: The following is an excerpt from the introduction to the article as published in The Tax Lawyer. Author citations have been omitted for brevity. Tax Section members may read the article in its entirety in Adobe Acrobat format.
 Standards of Tax Practice Statement
American Bar Association Section of Taxation Committee on the Standards of Tax Practice


The following Standards of Tax Practice Statement is issued for the guidance of tax practitioners. It was prepared by the Committee on Standards of Tax Practice of the Section of Taxation of the American Bar Association. The Statement was reviewed before issuance by the Council of the Section of Taxation. The Statement has not been approved by the Section or by the American Bar Association and should not be construed as policy of those entities. The ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility has indicated that it has no objection to the issuance of the Statement. The Reporter for this Statement was Donald P. Lan, Jr. of Dallas, Texas. The Chair of the Committee on Standards of Tax Practice was Leslie S. Shapiro of Washington, D.C.; the Vice Chair was Linda Galler of Hempstead, New York; and the Chair of its Subcommittee on Standards of Tax Practice Statements was Charles Pulaski of Phoenix, Arizona.



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