American Bar Association

Section of Taxation:

Who We Are

The Energy & Environmental Taxes Committee focuses on tax issues dealing directly or indirectly with energy resources or that have special significance in connection with the environmental laws or the implementation of environmental policy. The committee acts as a forum for the discussion of these issues and develops proposals to improve the functional relationship between the environmental and natural resource laws and tax laws. It monitors and comments on (both in writing and in person to Congressional, IRS, and Treasury personnel) proposed and newly enacted tax statutes, regulations, and rulings affecting the areas of natural resources or environmental law, as well as issues affecting professionals working in these areas.

Attention Young Lawyers!

The Energy & Environmental Taxes Committee is actively seeking young attorneys interested in developing careers in this specialty. If you're interested in networking with peers sharing an interest in the taxation of natural resources or of environmental issues, please submit your information to the Committee Chair, Deborah Karet Gordon.

Committee Materials from Recent Meetings

Did you know thousands of pages of cutting-edge committee program materials are available to you as a Tax Section member? These documents contain analysis of the latest federal tax policy, initiatives, regulations, legislative forecasts, and planning ideas developed by the country's leading tax attorneys and government officials. Access these materials now.

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Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    Basics of IRS Collection Alternatives


    Pro bono representatives often enjoy handling collection cases because they are discrete cases that have a major impact on a clients life. This panel will cover the basics of IRS collection options. Featured SpeakersAnna C. Tavis, South Brooklyn Legal Services, Brooklyn, NYProfessor Keith Fogg, Villanova ...

    2015 Low Income Taxpayers Representation Workshop

    Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

    The ABA Section of Taxation is pleased to present The Life Cycle of a Tax Court Case -- a four-hour CLE workshop on Monday afternoon, December 7, 2015, followed by a reception for attendees. This program is part of the ABA Tax Sections Low Income Taxpayers Representation Workshop series, organized ...

    Practical Planning for Art Collectors and Their Advisors


    Practical Planning for Art Collectors and Their Advisors

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Modified by Ollie Tinsley on April 22, 2014

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