This guide provides information on federal tax law and identifies pertinent print and online resources available through the NYU Law Library.
Last Updated: Sep 11, 2017
Explanations by IRC Section, Topic, and Statute
Below are links to a selection of online resources offering analysis of tax laws (current and historical), organized by Internal Revenue Code section.
- Code Arranged Annotations and Explanations (USTR), RIA
Under the "Table of Contents" tab, navigate: Federal Library→Federal Editorial Materials→Code Arranged Annotations and Explanations (USTR). USTR=United States Tax Reporter.
- IRC Code Coverage Index, U.S. Income Portfolios & Estates Gifts & Trust Portfolios, BNA Bloomberg
These portfolios are also called "Tax Management Portfolios." To print a whole portfolio, open the full text of a section, click the print icon, and select the bullet for the entire portfolio.
- Standard Federal Income Tax Reporter, CCH
"The CCH Standard Federal Tax Reporter, otherwise known as FED, is a code-arranged reporter covering Federal income tax law that allows you to navigate between its component parts." (CCH)
Below are links to a selection of online resources offering analysis of tax laws (current and historical), organized by topic.
Below are links to a selection of online resources offering analysis of selected tax legislation.
- CCH Tax Briefings, CCH
"Immediately following the passage of major federal tax legislation, a CCH Tax Briefing is released to provide the tax practitioner with a quick, newsletter-style review of the new laws major provisions." (CCH) 2000-.
- Historical Law, Explanation and Analysis Books, CCH
"CCHs Law, Explanation and Analysis books provide extensive analysis of significant tax legislation. This library includes books prepared prior to the current year. Each publication contains detailed explanations of the new law; affected sections of the Internal Revenue Code, as added, amended or repealed; relevant committee reports; and tables and other aids to assist in the understanding of the new law." (CCH)
- Tax Legislation, RIA
Under the "Table of Contents" tab, navigate: Federal Library-> Tax Legislation. RIA offers analysis of selection tax legislation from 1996 forward.
- Tax Legislation 2016: Law Explanation & Analysis, CCH