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Federal Courts

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The United States Tax Court is a federal trial court that adjudicates disputes over federal income tax, generally before the tax is required to be paid. 

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Rules of Practice and Procedure (U.S. Tax Court)
The U.S. Tax Court website provides access to the current Tax Court rules.

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The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces is a federal court that exercises worldwide appellate jurisdiction over members of the armed forces on active duty and other persons subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

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Rules of Practice and Procedure (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces)
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces  website provides access to the current court rules.

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The United States Court of International Trade (USCIT) is a federal court that adjudicates civil actions arising out of import transactions and federal transactions affecting international trade.

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USCIT Rules (U.S. Court of International Trade)
The U.S. Court of International Trade website provides access to the current USCIT rules.

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The United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims is a federal court that reviews appealed decisions from the Board of Veterans' Appeals.

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Rules of Practice and Procedure (U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims)
The U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims website provides access to the current court rules.

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The United States Court of Federal Claims (USCFC) is a federal court that adjudicates civil disputes against the federal government. Information on the jurisdiction of the Court can be found on the website of the Department of Justice.  

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Rules and Forms (U.S. Court of Federal Claims)
The U.S. Court of Federal Claims website provides access to the current USCFC rules.

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