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Objectives

  • To foster the dissemination and publication of taxation materials.
  • To promote tax education in areas such as curricula, education-related materials, graduate tax programs, and accreditation.
  • To promote tax research in areas such as policy, law, planning, compliance, and economics.
  • To encourage the interaction of tax academics, practitioners, and professional organizations.

Section Member Benefits

  • The ATA Section publishes two premier journals.  The Journal of the American Taxation promotes the study of, and the acquisition of knowledge about, taxation.  The Journal of Legal Tax Research publishes creative and innovative studies that employ legal research methodologies.
  • The ATA midyear meeting includes a Doctoral Consortium and Teaching and Curriculum Conference, teaching and research sessions, and the opportunity to earn CPE, volunteer and network.
  • The ATA recognizes member contributions through awards such as Ray Sommerfield Outstanding Accounting Educator Award, ATA Teaching Innovation Award, the ATA Outstanding Service Award, ATA/PricewaterhouseCoopers Outstanding Dissertation Award, and the ATA Tax Manuscript Award.
  • The ATA offers the opportunity for professional development and the opportunity for interaction of tax academics, practitioners, and professional organizations. 

Thank you for deciding to join the American Taxation Association (ATA) Section.  To join the ATA Section, you must be a current member of the American Accounting Association.

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Letter from the President

Benjamin C. Ayers

Greetings! I hope your fall semester is off to a terrific start.

During the summer, one of the ATA planning items is committee assignments. The ATA continues to be successful largely because of the significant amount of time and talent our volunteers invest in a variety of ATA activities and events. Thank you to all who have served in the ATA in the past and to those who will do so throughout this year.

The ATA is investing in the future of the tax profession by sponsoring its second “Why Tax?” video competition. The competition requires students to prepare a one to three minute video that encourages a tax career track. Our Big 4 firm sponsors are again funding cash prizes for winners and dedicating...

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ATA Memorial Fund

The ATA created this fund to provide a vehicle for ATA members to contribute in memory of deceased ATA members and friends.

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Tax Career Center

Visit the AAA Career Center to Explore Opportunities in Tax Positions

From Analytics to Auditing, or Corporate Tax to Tax Law, there are great career opportunities awaiting you in Tax related fields.

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ATA News

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Ed Outslay passed away on May 20, 2019 at age 67. Ed was the Deloitte/Michael Licata Endowed Professor of Taxation at Michigan State University's Broad College of Business.

To read the announcement from Michigan State University, please CLICK HERE.  Ed was also a longtime assistant coach for the East Lansing High School baseball team. Read more HERE.