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Tax Law Research


Tax laws and regulations are found at the federal, state and local levels, including court and administrative decisions, and many specialty documents.

Example: Considering the costs and ongoing operating expenses of a start up business.  Tax liability is a significant expense to include in the balance sheet.  

  • Property taxes – for site of business/usually local government
  • Withholding taxes - for employees as part of federal benefits (Soc. Sec.); how to manage/process/ federal and state
  • Sales tax - how to manage/process/local and state
  • Business income/corporate tax – for profits (hopefully)/federal and state
  • Structure – tax implications may drive the structure of the business – sole proprietorship, subchapter S corp., partnership, corporation, all have different tax implications

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