Judge Diane L. Kroupa has retired from the Tax Court as of June 16, 2014. The Court is deeply grateful for the excellent judicial service that Judge Kroupa has rendered in her eleven years on the Court.
The Tax Court has issued a press release announcing the date and time of the 2014 written exam for admission to practice for applicants other than attorneys at law. See the Press Release.
Chief Judge Michael B. Thornton announced several improvements to the Court’s general practices and procedures relating to self-represented taxpayers.
United States Tax Court Trial Clerk Program: Each year the Tax Court hires a few highly responsible and academically accomplished individuals to serve as Trial Clerks who travel nationwide to assist Judges of the Tax Court in conducting trial sessions in 75 cities throughout the United States. Applications are accepted from November 1 through April 30 for placement in August. Details about Trial Clerk recruitment may be found on the Employment tab.
The Tax Court now offers the option of paying for court fees, with the exception of Petition Fees, Admission to Practice Application Fees and Notice of Appeal Fees, by credit card or ACH debit card through Pay.gov.
Pursuant to Internal Revenue Code Section 7463(b), Summary opinions may not be treated as precedent for any other case.
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