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Taxation Research: Treatises

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Aleph, the online catalog, will help you locate books and other materials in the Library. Aleph can be accessed from the FSU Libraries’ homepage: To find books on your topic, you may want to search the catalog using a combination of keywords or by using subject headings from the Library of Congress Subject Headings such as:

  • Income Tax
  • Letter Rulings
  • Inheritance and Transfer Tax
  • Partnership—Taxation
  • Double Taxation
  • Taxation
  • Tax Returns
  • Corporations—Taxation
  • Income Tax Deductions

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CCH Intelliconnect - available on law-related database list

  • Standard Federal Tax Reporter
  • Federal Estate and Gift Tax Reporter
  • Federal Excise Tax Reporter
  • Tax Treaties Reporter
  • Federal Tax Service
  • U.S. Master Tax Guide
  • IRS Letter Rulings and IRS Positions
  • IRS Manual (also available at


IndexMaster is an electronic collection of indices and tables of contents (not full-text) from thousands of legal treatises, representing a coalition of more than sixty large and small publishers.

Use IndexMaster to identify an analytical treatise on a specific subject. By scanning the index or table of contents of a particular book, you may be able to determine if the book contains information useful for your paper.

Suggested Treatises

  • Jacob Mertens. The Law of Federal Income Taxation. St. Paul, MN: West Group, 1942- . LAW Library KF6369 .M4
  • Tax Management Portfolios: LAW Library KF6461.5 .B8. Each portfolio covers a separate topic, such as Limited Liability Companies; Marital Agreements; Revocable Inter Vivos Trusts. Also available through BNA online subscription (see below)
  • Rabkin and Johnson, Federal Income, Gift, and Estate Taxation. Albany: M. Bender, 1953- . Looseleaf. LAW Library KF6365 .R3. Also available on Lexis.
  • Boris I. Bittker and Lawrence Lokken. Federal Taxation of Income, Estates, and Gifts. 3d ed. Boston: Warren Gorham & Lamont of the RIA Group, c1999- . LAW Library KF6335 .B57 1999
  • Boris I. Bittker, et al. Federal Income Taxation of Individuals. 2d ed. Boston: Warren, Gorham & Lamont. LAW Library KF6369 .B58 1995.
  • Douglas A. Kahn. Federal Income Tax: A Student’s Guide to the Internal Revenue Code. 4th ed. New York: Foundation Press. LAW Library Reserves KF6368 .K34 1999
  • Marvin A. Chirelstein. Federal Income Taxation: A Law Student’s Guide to the Leading Cases and Concepts. 9th ed. New York: Foundation Press, 2002. LAW Library Reserves KF6369 .C43 2002
  • Daniel Q. Posin. Federal Income Taxation of Individuals with Diagrams for Easy Understanding of the Leading Cases and Concepts. 5th ed. St. Paul, MN: West Group, 2000. LAW Library KF6369 .P67 2000
  • Boris I. Bittker, James S. Eustice, Federal income taxation of corporations and shareholders. 6th ed. Boston, MA : Warren Gorham Lamont, 1994-2000. LAW Library KF6464 .B5 1994
  • William S. McKee, William F. Nelson, Robert L. Whitmire. Federal taxation of partnerships and partners. 2d ed. Boston : Warren, Gorham & Lamont, c1990- . LAW Library KF6452 .M26 1990
  • Gerald A. Kafka and Rita A. Cavanagh. Litigation of federal civil tax controversies. 2d ed. Boston, MA : Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 1997. LAW Library KF6324 .K34 1997

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