Fee & Charges

Filing Fees

(Issued in accordance with 26 U.S.C. sections 7451 and 7470 and Rule 190)

Petition Filing Fee


Notice of Appeal Filing Fee

Amount of filing fee determined under the Court of Appeals Miscellaneous Fee Schedule issued pursuant to 28 U.S.C. sec. 1913.

Admission and Membership Fees

(Issued in accordance with 26 U.S.C. sections 7451, 7452 and 7470 and Rule 200(a) and (g))

Original admission to practice before the Court


Application for nonattorney examination


Certificate of admission suitable for framing


Certificate of good standing


Copy Fees

(Issued in accordance with 26 U.S.C. sections 7451 and 7474)

Reproducing a paper copy from original documents

$0.50 per page; per-document cap of $3.00

Certification of document or paper


Copy of transcripts of proceedings

Available from the Court reporter for the first 90 days at such rates as fixed by contract between the Court and the reporter. Available as a copy request after 90 days.

Copy of Tax Court Rules of Practice and Procedure


Witness Fees

(Issued in accordance with 26 U.S.C. section 7457, 28 U.S.C. section 1821, and Rule 148)



Automobile mileage

As prescribed by the Administrator of General Services pursuant to 5 U.S.C. section 5704. Paid by petitioner or respondent to the witness. Current mileage rates can be obtained from the United States General Services Administration website at https://www.gsa.gov/mileage. In addition to mileage, a witness is also entitled to reimbursement of any parking fees incurred.

In accordance with procedures that the Court establishes, payments to the Court for fees or charges may be made electronically through www.Pay.gov. If a fee is paid by check, money order, or other draft, it should be payable to “Clerk, United States Tax Court”. (Rule 11, Tax Court Rules of Practice and Procedure). Cash, checks or money orders may be mailed to: United States Tax Court, 400 Second Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20217.

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