International tax law governs the taxation of income generated by an individual or a business enterprises outside of its home jurisdiction. This research guide focuses on U.S. international tax law and practice. 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. international tax law; U.S. tax treaties; BNA Foreign Income Portfolios (guides to foreign tax law and transfer pricing for select jurisdictions); comparative tools; news and practitioner-oriented journals.
- BNA Tax & Accounting Center
U.S. international tax law; U.S. tax treaties; BNA Foreign Income Portfolios (guides to foreign tax law and transfer pricing for select jurisdictions).
- CCH International Tax Library
U.S. international tax law; U.S. tax treaties; guides to business tax law for select foreign jurisdictions.
Treatises & other secondary sources on U.S. international tax law; U.S. tax treaties; foreign tax law in translation.
Tax treaties (multiple jurisdictions); summaries of foreign tax law; foreign tax law in translation; case law (multiple jurisdictions); e-books and journal articles; comparative tools.
Tax treaties (multiple jurisdictions); summaries of foreign tax law; case law; Tax Notes & Tax Notes International (commentary, analysis, and news).
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Research Assistance and Help with Related Topics
If you need assistance with international and foreign tax law research, visit the reference desk, located in the Reading Room on the second floor of the Williams Library. Or contact the library's International and Foreign Law Department by phone (202-662-4195) or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Students, faculty, and staff of the Georgetown Law Center may chat with a librarian online or request a research consultation.
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.