Operations Manual for ATA Officers, Trustees, and Committees

The links below are to the latest revision (2007, except where noted) of the initial 'Board Book' produced in 1993-94 by John Everett and Shirley Dennis-Escoffier. As Anna Fowler stated in the preface of the original document, "The purpose of this book is to provide information to the officers and trustees about the responsibilities of their positions and to give some history about the ATA and its activities and awards." This manual is intended to reduce the confusion that sometimes arises in a professional organization that meets only twice a year.

Because this is a dynamic organization and changes will always occur the decision was made not to produce a bound version of this handbook. This will allow for the timely update of any changes that are made to the handbook.


Table of Contents

Note:  All documents are PDF files
Parts I revised August 2017, Parts II and III posted March 5, 2007; Part IV revised August 2017; 

Title page

 

1.  By-Laws

 

2.  ATA Committees

ATA/Deloitte Teaching Innovation Awards

ATA/PwC Doctoral Dissertation Award

ATA Tax Manuscript Award

Accreditation and Curriculum Issues

Annual Meeting Program

Awards

Computer Resources

Concerns of New Tax Faculty

External Relations

Graduate Tax Education

JATA Conference

Membership

Mid-Year Meeting Program

Nominations

Publications

Regional Programs

Research Resources and Methodologies

Tax Policy Research Oversight

Teaching Resources

 

3.  ATA Awards

ATA/Deloitte Teaching Innovation

ATA/PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Dissertation

ATA Tax Manuscript

ATA Outstanding Service

Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator ( Ernst & Young Foundation)

 

4.  Handbook of the Publications Committee

Publication Committee Policies

Appendix A - JATA Policy Statement

Appendix B - ATA Newsletter Policy Statement

Attachment B-1 - Checklist for ATA Newsletter by Issues

Attachment B-2 - ATA Newsletter Advertising Information

Appendix C - ATA Website Policy Statement

Attachment C-1 - ATA Website Advertising & Info

Appendix D - Editorial Policy and Style Information for JATA

Letter from the President

Dear ATA Members and Colleagues,

The American Taxation Association (ATA) is home to a broad group of members with interests in tax research, policy, practice, and education. We are transitioning out of the pandemic and reconnecting in person with our colleagues. We are also focusing on expanding our outreach. Most notably, we should be proud that the ATA is a leader within the AAA by being the first section to establish a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee to reach out to underrepresented minorities and PhD students, and encourage their attendance and participation at our conferences and association. I especially thank members Kirsten Cook and Erin Towery for their service in setting up the ATA DEI Committee. I also thank Shirley Dennis-Escoffier for her continued financial support through the Marty Escoffier Memorial Fund to support doctoral students broadly and, now, backing DEI initiatives as well through the fund. We are especially grateful to Shirley for her steadfast support as we expand our ability to ensure a bright and inclusive future for all our members.

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