Message from the Chair

Welcome to the Tax Section! Please take a moment to explore the following opportunities on our website:

  • 24/7 CLE library. This accumulation of tax courses for audio and/or video replay for Section members is available free of charge. What a great way to fulfill your annual Texas Tax  requirements!
  • The Texas Tax App. The app is also available to our members free of charge to download and allow you access to the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations, tax treaties, the Texas Tax Code and more!
  • COGS. The Committee on Government Submissions allows members to comment on lawmaking and projects of importance to our National and State governments. Completed COGS submissions can be found published in our Texas Tax Lawyer.
  • The Texas Tax Lawyer. This newsletter has substantive articles of interest and a practitioner’s corner with helpful forms and other tidbits.
  • Pro Bono. This section of our website makes you aware of upcoming pro bono events including our Tax Court calendar call program and our volunteer income tax assistance program (VITA).
  • Committees  You can join a committee to be kept apprised of items of interest in your area of law.

Andrius R. Kontrimas
Tax Section
State Bar of Texas

Outstanding Texas Tax Lawyer Award

Congratulations to Judge Juan Vasquez for being selected as our Outstanding Texas Tax Lawyer for 2014! This is the highest award given by the State Bar of Texas Tax Section, and Judge Vasquez is the eleventh recipient of the award. This award recognizes Judge Vasquez for his outstanding reputation, expertise, and professionalism in the practice of tax law; his leadership in bar associations; his significant contributions to the general welfare of the community; his reputation for ethics; and his mentorship of other tax professionals.


See the Pro Bono page or Committees/Pro Bono page.

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Upcoming CLE

The State Bar of Texas Tax Section presents

Tax Law in a Day
Feb. 6, 2015
Cityplace Conference Center 
2711 N Haskell Ave., Dallas, Texas 75204
CLE: 8 hrs MCLE Credit, Including 1 hr of ethics
Also qualifies for 9.5 hrs CPE credit

Register Now or Download the Course Brochure 

Tax Section Pro Bono
  • Tax Court Pro Bono Program
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance ("VITA") Program
SBOT Pro Bono Opportunities


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