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International and Foreign Tax Law Research Guide

This guide is a starting point for research on international and foreign tax law research.


International tax law governs the taxation of income generated by an individual or a business enterprises outside of its home jurisdiction. This research guide emphasizes international tax law and practice in the United States.  It also covers bilateral tax treaties, foreign tax law (enacted in jurisdictions outside the U.S.), and comparative tax law research across multiple jurisdictions.

Key Resources for International & Foreign Tax Law

  • Bloomberg Law (U.S. tax treaties, U.S. international tax law, guides to foreign tax law)
  • BNA Tax & Accounting Center (U.S. tax treaties, U.S. international tax law, guides to foreign tax law)
  • CCH International Tax Library (U.S. tax treaties, U.S. international tax law, summaries of foreign tax law)
  • Checkpoint (treatises & practice guides, U.S. tax treaties, foreign tax law in translation)
  • IBFD (tax treaties, summaries of foreign tax law, case law, e-books, journal articles, comparative tools)
  • (tax treaties, summaries of foreign tax law, case law, commentary & analysis, news)

    First-time users of must register and create an individual account while on campus within the Georgetown Law Center's IP range. Content is accessible off-campus after the initial registration.

Help with Related Topics

For guidance in researching topics related to international and comparative tax law, consult the following Georgetown Law Library research guides:  Customs Law Research (U.S.); Customs Law Research (International); Foreign and Comparative Law Research; Treaty Research; U.S. Federal Tax Research.

International & Foreign Tax Law

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