Tax Resources

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Subscription Databases Available from the University of Miami School of Law

*Bloomberg Law: Tax - Includes the BNA Tax Management Portfolios, the Daily Tax Report, primary sources, practice guides and more.

*Checkpoint is a comprehensive tax research system including Federal, State, Local, International, Estate Planning, Pension, Benefits and Payroll products. It includes the Federal Tax Coordinator 2d (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, WG & L tax journals, and the RIA tax e-mail alert service. 

*Tax Notes from Tax Analysts - includes Tax Notes 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 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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Training
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ACCESSING DATABASES FROM OFF-CAMPUS OR USING WIRELESS
Instructions: Video  |  Text

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