Tax Research Guide

Researching United States tax statutes, case law, regulations and administrative material

Starting Tax Law Research


Start your tax research with Tax Analyst which includes tax news, cases, regulations, statutes, administrative guidance, treaties along with analysis by tax experts. 

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To get legal research off to a quick start, always start with secondary sources.  Law review articles, books or treatises, legal encyclopedias and law dictionaries give you analysis, context and explanation of your legal research topic.  Secondary sources provide footnotes full of citations to key primary laws (cases, statutes and regulations) and additional secondary sources on a topic. 

 

A search of law reviews is the key first step.

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