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Committee on Personal Income Taxation

The Committee on Personal Income Taxation focuses on many different areas of federal and state taxation involving individuals and addresses a wide range of topics involving income tax, estate and gift tax, tax procedure, tax penalties and criminal tax and other issues involving non-corporate taxation. The Committee often works closely with other City Bar committees. Its membership is diverse ranging from transactional tax practitioners, tax controversy specialists, tax professors and those who prosecute and defend those charged with civil and criminal activities.

The Committee has sponsored many CLE programs, drafted reports to Congress and Treasury, produced programs that benefit the community, such as its free Town Hall meeting and the City Bar’s Monday Night Law program, and participated in the pro bono Taxpayer Clinic. It also hosts dinner meetings with invited speakers and often invites guest lecturers to its monthly meetings.

Recent Reports

Letter to the IRS on the resent disqualification of taxpayers who have previously been accepted into the IRS’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) (May 2013) ( PDF ) 
Subject area: Offshore Accounts, Disclosure of

Letter to Congress regarding The Equal Access to Tax Planning Act of 2011 (S.139) and Section 14 of The Patent Reform Act of 2011 (S.23) (April 2011)( PDF )
Subject area: Tax Patents

Letter to Congress regarding the 2007 Reform of the Alternative Minimum Tax( PDF )
Subject area: Alternative Minimum Tax

For the full list of committee reports click here