Pass 2021 Tax Court Bar Exam





COVID-19 DEFERRED PAYMENT PLAN
(see bottom of this webpage for details)


TAX BAR REVIEW
United States Tax Court Nonattorney Admissions
DIAL-IN TO 5-HOUR
SATURDAY SESSIONS
APPLY JUL. - OCT. 2021
TO WRITTEN EXAM FOR
PERMISSION TO PRACTICE
PASS THE TAX COURT
BAR EXAM IN NOV. 2021
PASS MUSTER WITH THE FBI
BE ADMITTED TO THE BAR MAY 2022
& START PRACTICE IN SEPT. 2022


Small Group Discussions
Exam Questions & Judicial Answers

Learn Trial Practice & Courtroom Procedure
Apply the Federal Rules of Evidence
Learn Case Law & Legal Reasoning
Answer Litigation Questions Correctly
Learn to Think & Write Like a Tax Litigator

Instructors

Professor of Law
Attorney at Law
Fmr. STJ in U.S. Tax Court

Attorney at Law
IRC & Tax Evidence Scholar
Fmr. IRS Tax Litigator & Judicial
Law Clerk in U.S. Tax Court


 A PRACTITIONER'S GUIDE to TAX EVIDENCE: A PRIMER on the FEDERAL RULES OF EVIDENCE AS APPLIED by the TAX COURT, Second Edition (Order the book - click or tap here) 

The Joni Larson 2nd edition text is required reading in this program and therefore it must be purchased and read, along with all footnotes and cases cited therein.

►Please note that your recitation of the Federal Rules of Evidence as applied in U.S. Tax Court is entirely dependent upon your understanding of the rules interpretations and conclusions drawn in the Larson text.

►Professor Larson will team-teach Tax Evidence with Judge Dean during Session 5 that begins on July 18, 2020. See remote class schdule below.


Each session focuses on one of the tested subjects that nonattorney applicants are expected to know in order to pass all  four (4) sections found in the exam with a minimum 70% grade.

You are responsible for reading all published Opinions and their underlying cases dating back to July 1, 2018 thru September 30, 2021. 

Workshops aka Tutorials convene every Saturday morning from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET during Sessions 4 and Session 5.

►Please read COVID-19 Notice below before you enroll in any of the following sessions.

  • Session 4: Legal Ethics (Workshops) & Substantive Tax Law - TC Memos, Opinions & Cases, Legal  Reasoning and Legal Writing of Exam Answers (Classes)
    Fee: $2,995 incl. e-books (this fee is prorated if you enroll now)
    • May. 2, 2020 - June 27, 2020
  • Session 5: Federal Rules of Evidence (Workshops) & Federal Rules of Evidence as Applied in Tax Court (Classes)
  • Fee: $2,995 incl. e-books.
    • Jul. 18, 2020 - Aug. 22, 2020
  • Session 6: U.S. Tax Court Rules of Practice and Procedure (Workshops) & Substantive Tax Law - TC Memos, Opinions & Cases, Legal  Reasoning and Legal Writing of Exam Answers (Classes)
    Fee: $2,995 incl. e-books.
    • Sept 12, 2020 - Oct. 31. 2020

►Updated: Saturday, May 30, 2020

►Awards 30 CPE/CE Credits

You will have four hours to answer all of the examination questions. The exam will consists of four parts covering the following subjects, and those subjects shall be accorded the percentage weight indicated here:
A. Tax Court Rules of Practice and Procedure (25%);
B. Federal Taxation aka Substantive Tax Law (40%);
C. Federal Rules of Evidence (25%);
D. Legal Ethics, incl. the American Bar Association
Model Rules of Professional Conduct (10%).

►Courtesy of U.S. Tax Court

Convenes every Saturday morning
from January 21, 2020 thru October 31, 2021
10 a.m. - 12 Noon ET

(click on topics)

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Legal Ethics
with
Professor Emeritus
IRS Approved CE Provider

►Awards 1.5 CPE/CE Credits

Get the soft-cover pocket guide on Tax Court admission and practice prepared exclusively for Tax bar applicants and USTCPs,  Nonattorney's Guide to Admission & Practice in U.S. Tax Court written by Michael Stuart, with foreword by James Chapman EA ($149). This "little guidebook" is a "must read" if you plan to apply for admission to practice as a nonlawyer, or if you're already a USTCP (or attorney) who has never tried a case in Tax Court then this is the book for you! Click here to reserve your copy. Notice will appear here of its availability, just in time to help you prepare for the 2021 Tax Court exam.

Click or tap here to read the article, "The Best Kept Secret..."

Click or tap here to learn how to become a Pre-trial Tax Litigation Support Specialist (with paralegal certification) who assists USTCPs and [tax] attorneys in federal tax practice engaged in litigation in U.S. Tax Court. Register for the 12-weekend Tax Court Litigation Program - May 1, 2022 thru July 31, 2022.

Photo of Courtroom Courtesy of U.S. Tax Court


COVID-19 DEFERRED PAYMENT PLAN EFFECTIVE MAY 27, 2020

TLI will DEFER PAYMENT of $1664 (+10% surcharge) for 5 workshops and 5 classes remaining in SESSION 4 and $2995 (+10% surcharge) for SESSION 5 until January 15, 2021. Individuals may enroll and participate and pay only $125 registration fee. Further, TLI will DEFER PAYMENT of $4995 for the 2021 8-WEEK TAX COURT BAR REVIEW until January 15, 2022. Bar applicants facing financial hardship may utilize our installment plan (10% surcharge) and make five (5) monthly payments of the outstanding balance ($4995 + 10% surcharge = $1098.90) starting January 15, 2022. For Sessions 4 and Session 5, ten (10) installments are due and payable on the 15th day of each successive month (i.e. Feb. 15th, Mar 15th...) until the total remaining balance is satisfied. Pay just the $125 registration fee now.

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Guarantee

If you prepare with us and do not pass the 2021 Nonattorney Exam then you may repeat the Program, at no charge, during the 2023 Testing Cycle.

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