Press Releases


  • 02/20/2024 - Tax Court Disciplinary Matters.
  • 02/16/2024 - The Court announced today that Chief Judge Kathleen Kerrigan has been re-elected and will serve another two-year term beginning June 1, 2024.
  • 01/22/2024 - Chief Judge Kathleen Kerrigan announced that the United States Tax Court has proposed amendments to its Rules of Practice and Procedure.


  • 11/28/2023 - Tax Court Disciplinary Matters.
  • 08/28/2023 - Chief Judge Kathleen Kerrigan announced that Jennifer E. Siegel and Zachary S. Fried have been selected to serve as Special Trial Judges of the United States Tax Court.
  • 08/04/2023 - Tax Court Disciplinary Matters.
  • 05/08/2023 - The U.S. Tax Court announced that the written examination for applicants other than attorneys at law (nonattorney applicants) for admission to practice before the U.S. Tax Court will be held remotely at 12:30pm EST on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, using the ExamSoft platform.
  • 03/20/2023 - Tax Court Disciplinary Matters.
  • 03/20/2023 - Chief Judge Kathleen Kerrigan announced today that the United States Tax Court has adopted final amendments to its Rules of Practice and Procedure.


  • 12/16/2022 - Tax Court Disciplinary Matters.
  • 11/21/2022 - Tax Court Disciplinary Matters.
  • 10/26/2022 - Tax Court Disciplinary Matters.
  • 10/14/2022 - In Memory of Judge Herbert Chabot.
  • 08/25/2022 - Tax Court Disciplinary Matters.
  • 08/23/2022 - The U.S. Tax Court has issued Administrative Order 2022-01, which repeals Administrative Orders 2021-02 and 2021-03, effective August 29, 2022.
  • 06/24/2022 - Tax Court Disciplinary Matters.
  • 06/03/2022 - Beginning June 6, 2022, the Tax Court’s Washington, D.C. courthouse will be open to the public.
  • 04/01/2022 - Chief Judge Maurice B. Foley announced today that, effective March 31, 2022, Special Trial Judge Daniel A. Guy, Jr. has retired.
  • 03/23/2022 - Chief Judge Maurice B. Foley announced that the United States Tax Court has proposed amendments to its Rules of Practice and Procedure.
  • 03/08/2022 - In Memory of Judge Joel Gerber
  • 02/25/2022 - The United States Tax Court announced today that Judge Kathleen Kerrigan has been elected Chief Judge to serve a two-year term beginning June 1, 2022.
  • 02/18/2022 - In Memory of Judge Robert P. Ruwe
  • 02/02/2022 - Since December 28, 2020, over 750 new features have been added to DAWSON, the Tax Court’s case-management system.
  • 01/26/2022 - After assessing public health and other factors relating to nationwide COVID-19 cases, the U.S. Tax Court has determined that it is not appropriate to conduct in-person proceedings through February 25, 2022.
  • 01/24/2022 - Tax Court Disciplinary Matters.
  • 01/12/2022 - After assessing public health and other factors relating to the rapid nationwide increase of COVID-19 cases, the U.S. Tax Court has determined that it is not appropriate to conduct in-person proceedings in January 2022.


  • 12/28/2021 - Chief Judge Maurice B. Foley announced today that opinion search is now available in the DAWSON case management system.
  • 12/14/2021 - Chief Judge Maurice B. Foley announced today that order search is now available in the DAWSON case management system.
  • 12/09/2021 - From January 1, 2021, through November 30, 2021, the Court received 33,300 petitions.
  • 12/06/2021 - On December 6, 2021, Chief Judge Maurice B. Foley announced that Adam B. Landy and Eunkyong Choi have each been selected to serve as a Special Trial Judge and taken the oath of office.
  • 11/19/2021 - On November 18, 2021, Special Trial Judge Daniel A. Guy, Jr. received the J. Edgar Murdock Award for distinguished service to the United States Tax Court.
  • 10/14/2021 - Tax Court Disciplinary Matters.
  • 10/05/2021 - To provide guidance with respect to in-person proceedings, the Court has posted a new publication, Court Standards and Protocols to Protect Public Health, as well as issued Administrative Order 2021-02, Washington, D.C. Courthouse Access.
  • 08/27/2021 - On August 27, 2021, the Court issued Administrative Order 2021-01, Policies for Remote (Virtual) Proceedings, which outlines the policies adopted allowing for both in-person and remote (virtual) trials.
  • 08/16/2021 - The Court met with various stakeholders to address concerns relating to the increased number of petitions being filed and to limit the potential for premature assessment and enforcement action.
  • 07/23/2021 - The United States Tax Court has received a significantly higher number of petitions this year. The Court is processing petitions expeditiously, but the increased volume has caused a delay between when a petition is received by the Court and when it is served on the Internal Revenue Service.
  • 05/21/2021 - Tax Court Disciplinary Matters.
  • 05/17/2021 - The United States Tax Court announced today that the examination for admission to practice before the Court will be held remotely on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.
  • 04/05/2021 - Chief Judge Maurice B. Foley announced today that the United States Tax Court will begin accepting applications for its new Diversity in Government Internship Program (DiG Tax).
  • 02/23/2021 - Tax Court Disciplinary Matters.
  • 02/12/2021 - The Tax Court announces its Diversity & Inclusion Series. The series is comprised of webinars that will spotlight different trailblazers and their paths to, and success in, the field of tax law.
  • 01/11/2021 - Chief Judge Maurice B. Foley announced today that DAWSON has been updated to include “Today’s Orders”.


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