Tax Resources

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Subscription Databases Available from the University of Miami School of Law

*BNA Tax and Accounting Center - (A username and password are available for access to this product from off-campus. Check with a reference librarian to get this information.) Includes the Tax Management Portfolios, the Daily Tax Report, primary sources, practice guides and more.

*CCH Intelliconnect - Includes a wealth of Federal, State and international tax information. It incorporates the full text of such tools as the Standard Federal Income Tax Reporter, the Federal Estate/Gift Tax Reporter, the IRS Code, Letter Rulings, State tax reports, recent, pending and final legislation and much more. Each portion of the product may be searched by keyword or term, and browsed by subsection. You can also download the Quick Start Training Guide for a description of how to search this site. State Tax Smart Charts are multistate charts that provide overviews and comparisons on hundreds of state tax topics with complete citations to the relevant tax code sections.

*RIA Checkpoint is a comprehensive tax research system including RIA's Federal, State, Local, International, Estate Planning, Pension, Benefits and Payroll products. It includes RIA's Federal Tax Coordinator (annotations arranged by subject), and the USTR (United States Tax Reporter - annotations arranged by U.S. Code section). It also includes international tax treaties, tax legislative history, state-by-state tax code comparisons, and the RIA tax e-mail alert service. WG & L journals and journal previews include Journal of Taxation, Journal of Corporate Taxation, Journal of Taxation of Exempt Organizations and Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives. Tax and Commercial Laws of the World includes English translations of foreign Income and Corporate Tax Law, Commercial Codes and selected other laws affecting financial transactions. Access is available from computers in the Law Library or by logging into the law school network from off-campus without a separate User-ID and Password. A User-ID and Password is also available to access this product outside of the Law Library. (Password instructions)

*Tax Notes from Tax Analysts - includes daily Tax Notes Today, State Tax Today, Worldwide Tax Daily, Exempt Organizations Tax Today, Worldwide Tax Treaties and the Federal Research Tax Library. Law School faculty, students and staff can register for online delivery of any or all of the daily newsletters to their law school e-mail address Tax Notes includes a searchable archive back to 1987 and Tax Treaties going back to 1828.  

Password:  First-time users need to register a profile and create their own username/password to use the site.  You must be within law school IP range in order to register!  To register, go to: http://www.taxnotes.com and click SIGN IN.  Enter your law school email address as your username.  Click NEXT and then click on REGISTER to complete your profile and create your own password. Click SAVE CHANGES. Use the username/password you created to sign in to the site and to select the publications you would like to have delivered to you.  Once registered, you can sign in from anywhere using the username/password you created.

Government Websites

U.S. Department of the Treasury

The Internal Revenue Service

IRS Forms and Publications

IRS Electronic Reading Room - IRS private letter rulings, actions on decisions, chief counsel notices, technical advice memoranda, and taxpayer-specific rulings.

Internal Revenue Manual

Internal Revenue Bulletin from 1995 to present

Internal Revenue Cumulative Bulletin (historical, 1919-2008)

U.S. Income Tax Treaties

Search for Exempt Organizations - Search IRS Publication 78, Cumulative List of Exempt Organizations

Senate Finance Committee

Joint Committee on Taxation - Includes the Blue Booklet

House Ways and Means Committee

Joint Economic Committee on Taxation

United States Tax Court - Same day decisions of the court, archive of decisions from 1995 - present, fill-in forms, court rules and frequently asked questions

Multistate Tax Commission - 45 state government organization that addresses state taxation of multistate and multinational enterprises; links to 50 state revenue websites.

Florida Department of Revenue (taxes, property appraisals, departmental reports)

Organizations

TRAC IRS - Syracuse University compilations of detailed data from a variety of sources about IRS civil and criminal enforcement and taxpayer burdens and responsibility

ABA Tax Section - Fee-based service requires a credit card or paid membership in the ABA Section of Taxation, includes projects, materials from section meetings available from this site's Comm-Online service co-sponsored by Lexis-Nexis.

Federation of Tax Administrators - Complete listing of state tax rates and structures, surveys of state-by-state tax burdens and revenues and reports on current tax issues affecting states.

FreeErisa - Free searchable filings of Form 5500 and EIN finder - also has document delivery service for a fee

The Tax History Project by Tax Analysts - See the Presidents' tax returns or historical documents and articles from the online Tax History Museum from 1660 to the present

Accounting

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Journal of Accountancy, and other magazines, newsletters and selected accounting and auditing standards.

Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) - Recent exposure drafts, summaries and status of FASB statements, weekly news updates and materials on ongoing projects.

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ACCESSING DATABASES FROM OFF-CAMPUS OR USING WIRELESS
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HELPFUL PHONE NUMBERS

Library Reference: 305-284-3585
Library Circulation: 305-284-3563
Automated Operator: 305-284-2250
Copy Center: 305-284-3272
Computer Help Desk: 305-284-5297

 

QUOTE
"Perhaps the two most valuable and satisfactory products of American civilization are the librarian on the one hand and the cocktail in the other."
- Louis Stanley Jast, Librarian