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SOI Tax Stats - 2019 IRS-TPC Research Conference

9th Annual IRS-TPC Joint Research Conference on Tax Administration

Urban Institute, Washington, DC   •   June 20, 2019

Call for Papers

The Internal Revenue Service and the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center plan to co-sponsor their ninth annual tax administration research conference in 2019.  It will be held on June 20, 2019 at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. 
We invite you to propose a research paper on a tax administration topic for the 2019 conference.  General areas of interest include measuring and influencing taxpayer compliance, estimating taxpayer compliance costs (burden), tax complexity, improving tax administration (e.g., through service, enforcement, systems, third parties, changing the tax law or regulations, etc.), and understanding the nature and behavior of the taxpayer population.  For more information about IRS research conferences, including previous conference programs and papers, visit the IRS Research Conference Website, and click on the links to previous conferences.

Proposals are welcome from government and non-government researchers from the U.S. and abroad, and are due by C.O.B. Monday, December 3, 2018

Completed papers will be due by Monday, May 20, 2019.  A conference proceedings volume will be published containing all of the papers presented at the conference.  Authors will have until August 30, 2019 to revise and submit a final draft of their paper for publication.

For each proposed paper, please submit (in Microsoft Word format):

  • A title
  • An abstract not to exceed 750 words or 2 pages
  • Names and affiliations of all authors
  • An e-mail address and phone number for at least one contact author

The deadline for proposals is December 3, 2018.

Please e-mail your submission.  Please put “proposed paper” in the subject line.

Thank you for your interest in our conference and in advancing tax administration research.

Ben Herndon, Director, IRS Office of Research, Applied Analytics, and Statistics
Eric Toder, Co-Director, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center
Co-Chairs, 2019 IRS-TPC Research Conference


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