About the American Taxation Association (ATA)
The American Taxation Association (ATA) was founded in 1974 and joined the American Accounting Association (AAA) in 1978 as the Tax Section of the AAA.
- 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.