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Federal Income Tax Guide: Handbooks

Handbooks and Research Guides

Research/Study Guides: The following publications are useful in beginning your tax research and locating tax resources:

Federal Income Tax: Examples & Explanations

Federal Income Taxation: a Law Student's Guide to the Leading Cases and Concepts‚Äč

Federal Tax Research: Guide to Materials and Techniques

Mastering Income Tax

Questions & Answers. Federal Income Tax

Understanding Federal Income Taxation


Looseleaf Services compile both primary and secondary materials and are edited weekly or biweekly to reflect current law:

Standard Federal Tax Reporter is available online from any campus computer.  Includes the text of the Code, regulations, annotations, explanations, and a Citator. Marquette Law Library has 1928-2015 binders in Archives. 

Federal Tax Coordinator 2d is arranged by subject and covers all areas of taxation. This, as well as other RIA tax materials and court cases, are available online from any campus computer.

Tax Management U.S. Income Portfolios is an in-depth series of portfolios on selected tax issues. Each is written by one or more tax practitioners who are experts on the topic. Portfolios contain a Detailed Analysis section with extensive footnotes, and a Working Papers/Worksheets section with forms and checklists. A Portfolio Index organized by subject and by IRC section is shelved at the end of the set.


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This guide was prepared by

Julia Jaet