Zoomgov Proceedings


Zoomgov FAQs: The Basics


Do I come to the courthouse for a Zoomgov proceeding?

No. All Zoomgov proceedings will be held remotely. Do not come to the courthouse.


What if I don't have access to the Internet?

You will need to inform the Judge as soon as possible. You may be able to participate by telephone.


What if I don't have access to a computer, smartphone, or tablet?

You will need to inform the Judge as soon as possible. You may be able to participate by telephone.


Are Zoomgov proceedings and Zoomgov meetings the same thing?

  • Zoomgov “proceedings”, which include trials, hearings, and sometimes conferences, are the same as Zoomgov “meetings”.
  • The “Meeting ID” is the proceedings code.


Are Zoomgov and Zoom the same?

Essentially, yes. They work the same for the participants. Zoomgov is designed specifically to accommodate sensitive government business, but participants will not see the difference.


Do I need a Zoom account to participate in a Zoomgov proceeding?

No. You do not need your own account to connect to a Zoomgov proceeding.


Is there a fee to participate in a Zoomgov proceeding?

No. There is no cost for participants.


Do I have to get dressed up?

Virtual proceedings are official Court proceedings, and you should dress as you would for any other Court appearance.


Technical Questions?

To contact the Webmaster for technical issues or problems with the website, send an email to webmaster@ustaxcourt.gov. No documents can be filed with the Court at this email address.

Other Questions?

For all non-technical questions, contact the Office of the Clerk of the Court at (202) 521-0700.


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