Section of Taxation

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31st Annual Virtual Philadelphia Tax Conference

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November 10-12

Join us for the Virtual Philadelphia Tax Conference, three days of in-depth discussion and explanation of the latest federal, state, and international legal developments and planning trends. IRS Chief Counsel Michael Desmond will deliver a keynote speech and take questions from the audience on Tuesday, November 10th.

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Recent Updates

Pre-order Now: Property Tax Deskbook, 25th Edition

Modeled after the Sales & Use Tax Deskbook, this comprehensive guide provides tax payers and tax practitioners with an essential, reliable, and annually updated compendium of information about the property tax in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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Order Now: 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, Summer 2020

“It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as Chair of the Section for 2019-2020. This year has flown by quickly, and I am amazed at the level of dedication that our staff and members have to the Section. This is especially significant in light of the many challenges that the Section has faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic.” —Tom Callahan

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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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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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