Electronic Resources

Electronic Resources

Tax Notes Research Platform

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The Tax Notes Research Platform provides access to tax-related analytical sources covering U.S. federal and state tax issues, as well as foreign and international tax issues. The database includes access to Tax Notes, the magazine, as well as State Tax Notes, Tax Notes International, and Exempt Organization Tax Review. It also includes full-text tax cases, statutes, regulations, and other primary sources. Access is restricted to College of Law faculty, students, and staff; please see the access instructions below.*

The following Tax Notes publications are included on the platform (available at the orange "Publications" link at the top-right of the main page after you sign in), 

  • Tax Notes, the magazine
  • State Tax Notes
  • Tax Notes International
  • Exempt Organization Tax Review
  • Tax Notes Today 
  • State Tax Today
  • Worldwide Tax Daily
  • BEPS Expert (focusing on base erosion and profit shifting and the activities of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD))
  • FACTA Expert (focusing on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2010)
  • Transfer Pricing Expert 
  • Exempt Organizations (a daily version of Exempt Organization Tax Review)
  • TaxPractice

Basic and advanced searching across the entire platform may be performed by clicking on the magnifying glass at the top-right of each page.

*Tax Notes may be accessed by University of Iowa College of Law faculty, students, and staff by creating an account within Tax Notes using the following directions: 

  • For registration only: students must use a library computer in the Law Library to create an account. Law faculty and staff may use their office computers in BLB. (wireless devices may not be used for registration purposes)
  • Go to https://www.taxnotes.com and click "Sign In" at the top-right of the page.
  • At the "Sign In" page, enter the @uiowa.edu e-mail address associated with a member of the College of Law community.
  • After clicking "Next," click on the "Register Here" link under "New University of Iowa Law Lib User?."
  • Fill out the short registration form, and then click "Save Changes."
  • Upon automatically returning to the Tax Notes main page, sign in with the registered @uiowa.edu address and the chosen password.

Once a personal account has been created, wireless devices may be used to access the Tax Notes Research Platform.