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Administrative Law Research Guide: RIA (Tax Material)

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Tip: Because BLS Library licenses RIA Checkpoint, many of RIA's tax sources are available through Westlaw.

RIA Checkpoint includes:

  • News tab:
    • RIA Tax Watch
    • Federal Tax Updates
    • State & Local Tax Updates
    • International Tax Updates
  • Research tab > Practice Area: Federal:
    • Federal Taxes Weekly Alert Newsletter
    • Journal of Corporate Taxation
    • Journal of Taxation
    • Practical Tax Strategies
    • RIA's Federal Tax Handbook
    • Analysis, checklists and client letters from RIA's Federal Tax Coordinator
    • Annotations and explanations from RIA's United States Tax Reporter
    • RIA's Citator 2nd
    • Tax Planning & Practice Guides (Special Studies)
    • Primary Sources sub-tab:
      • Current Pending/Enacted Legislation (RIA)
      • Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations & Committee Reports (RIA)
      • Federal Tax Cases (RIA)
      • IRS Publications (RIA)
      • IRS Rulings and Releases (RIA)
      • U.S. Tax Treaties in Force (RIA)
    • Legislation (Editorial Analysis and Source Material) sub-tab:
      • New Law Special Studies (1999-)
  • Table of Contents allows researchers to "jump to" specific titles (A-Z) and provides links to:
    • Checkpoint Archives
    • Tax News
    • Federal Library
    • Payroll Library
    • Pension & Benefits Library
    • State & Local Tax Library
    • International Tax Library
      • RIA Worldwide Tax & Commercial Law (selected tax & business laws of foreign jurisdictions)
      • International Taxes Weekly Newsletter