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February 6 | 13 | 20 | 27 | 2021
U.S. Tax Court Rules of Practice & Procedure

Learn how to apply the Rules, individually and collectively, from a Tax Evidence Scholar, Fmr. IRS Litigator & Fmr. Judicial Law Clerk to U.S. Tax Court Judge Irene Scott. Joni Larson is Distinguished Author and Professor of Law at the Tax Law Institute.

Be sure to join the Preliminary Review/Workshop for an introduction to the Rules before attending the sessions with Professor Larson.

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021

Workshop with Michael Stuart & Rod Monger
Preliminary Review of the Rules of Practice & Procedure

1:30pm-3:30pm EST 
Virtual Conference

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021

Title I thru Title XV with Professor Joni Larson

Rulemaking Authority, The Court, Commencement of Case, Pleadings, Motions, Parties, Discovery, Depositions, Stipulations, Request for Admissions, Pretrial Conferences, Decision Without Trial, Calendars and Continuances, Trials, and Decisions

3pm-6pm EST

Virtual Conference

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021

Title XVI thru Title XXIV with Professor Joni Larson

Posttrial Proceedings, Small Tax Cases, Special Trial Judges, Appeals, Practice Before the Court, Declaratory Judgment, Disclosure Actions, Claims for Litigation, TEFRA Partnership Actions, and Partnership Actions Under BBA Section 1101

3pm-6pm EST

Virtual Conference

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021

Title XXV thru Title XXXIV with Professor Joni Larson

Supplemental Proceedings, Actions, Actions for Administrative Costs, Actions for Review of Failure To Abate Interest, Actions for Redetermination of Employment Status, Large Partnership Actions, Actions for Declaratory Judgment Relating to Treatment of Items Other Than Partnership Items With Respect to an Oversheltered Return, Actions for Determination of Relief From Joint and Several Liability on a Joint Return, Lien and Levy Actions, Whistleblower Actions, and Certification and Failure to Reverse Certification Action with Respect to Passports

3pm-6pm EST

Virtual Conference

"In addition to preparing at the Tax Law Institute, every nonattorney candidate should read Lysander Venible's book, On Your Own in Tax Court: U.S. Tax Court Without a Lawyer." Click on the title to order.

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Get your own subscription to our celebrated THINKTIFIC e-STUDY MODULE for all four (4) tested subjects traditionally tested on the U.S. Tax Court Nonattorney Examination. Electronic platform populated with prior years' test questions and suggested answers reviewed by Professor Joni Larson and constructed by Professor Rod Monger E.A. Ph.D., 2021 U.S. Tax Court Nonattorney Exam Applicant and Interim Director of Tutorial Services. 

  • 1 course $495
  • 2 courses $945
  • 3 courses $1345
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The Tax Law Institute Mission Statement

The Tax Law Institute speaks primarily to a seasoned group of IRS enrolled agents and CPAs, along with a notable enrollment of lawyers and PhDs in Accounting as well as MDs who have found their way in to the tax professions. The discussions prepare initially for the Tax Court bar (nonattorney) exam to admit in to practice future nonattorneys aka United States Tax Court Practitioners. The classes address traditional bar exam questions, trial practice, and litigation. Former U.S. Tax Court judges and judicial law clerks share the virtual lectern with noted legal authors, tax scholars, and veteran U.S. Tax Court observers. Together, they expose bar candidates to the evidentiary rules as they are applied by the Tax Court along with courtroom procedures and the Treasury Regulations derived from the IRC code sections. The bar applicants are provided also with explanations as to how Tax Court bar examiners interpret and score selected answers; why they might mark a choice wrong or right. The speakers coach the future practitioners on how to understand the judicial reasoning that would control when faced with the classic bar exam question: How should the Court rule? In line with the teaching policy of the Tax Law Institute, the ultimate goal of the teaching effort is to focus the soon-to-be practitioners to develop sound litigation strategies that encourage judicial economy and responsible practice in and representation before the Court.