Matthew T. Phillips

Tax Research Methods (MSA)

Course Objectives

  • Gain familiarity with the system of statutes, regulations, and rulings that make up federal tax law.
  • Research primary and secondary resources using electronic tax research databases.
  • Report the results of research through written memoranda and oral presentation.

Reading Sources

Required textbook: Raabe, Whittenburg, and Sanders, Federal Tax Research 8th ed. (South-Western/Cengage Learning, 2009) [ISBN 0324659652] [CourseSmart 9780324659658]

Course website (not currently available). The website will be used to disseminate handouts and also contains my office hours calendar.

Research Resources

Tax in Movies and on TV