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Tax Court to Update Case Management System

The US Tax Court (Tax Court) recently announced upcoming changes to its case management system. DAWSON (Docket Access Within a Secure Online Network), named after former Tax Court Judge Howard A. Dawson, Jr., who passed away in 2016, is expected to be active by the end of 2020. To facilitate the transition to DAWSON, the Tax Court's current e-filing system will become inaccessible and all electronic files will become read-only beginning at 5:00 pm EST on November 20, 2020. Cases will remain electronically viewable, but no documents may be e-filed during this time. Importantly, no orders or opinions are anticipated to be issued during the transition. Due to the lack of e-filing during the transition, Tax Court judges are trying to avoid setting deadlines that fall within this period. If a filing is required, it must be done the old-fashioned way on paper and by mail, with a proper certificate demonstrating service on the opposing party. Notable improvements in...

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Tax Court Judge Howard A. Dawson, Jr. Passes Away

US Tax Court Judge Howard A. Dawson, Jr. passed away on July 15, 2016. The longest-serving judge in Tax Court history, Judge Dawson was appointed to the bench in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy and remained in service as a Senior Judge at the time of his death. This morning, Chief Judge L. Paige Marvel released a statement acknowledging his passing and discussing his many accomplishments.

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