Tax Court Floats Rule Allowing More Electronic Filings

By Michael Macagnone (January 13, 2016, 12:17 PM EST) -- The U.S. Tax Court could soon use a whole lot less paper, as the chief judge on Monday proposed rule changes allowing for more electronic filings, potentially removing long-standing restrictions that required petitions in paper form.

The Tax Court will still accept paper filings and the announcement encouraged filers to avoid sending their petitions on the last possible day in case of technical difficulties. Specifically, the proposal would change the definition of "papers" filed with the court, tweak current timeliness, electronic filing and signature rules and allow for electronic filing of petitions.

"These proposed rules amendments are designed to pave the...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Attached Documents

Related Sections

Law Firms

Companies

Government Agencies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!