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  • RIA CheckPoint Federal Tax Library
    Contains current and archival professional federal tax research materials including U.S. Tax Reporter, Federal Tax Coordinator 2d, Warren Gorham & Lamont Financial Reporting and Management Sources with AICPA materials, and RIA’s editorial analyses.
  • Tax and Accounting Center (BNA Tax Management Portfolios)
    Provides access to the Tax Management Portfolios written by the Bureau of National Affairs (BNA), documents written by tax practitioners/topic experts that explore narrow tax topics in-depth and are updated regularly to reflect new developments. We subscribe to the Federal, Compensation and Benefits, Estate Planning and Tax Practice series sections of this database.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Primarily known by legal researchers, this is a premier source of information on case law. Also has 100+ sources on tax/accounting. (Browse or search 'Sources'.)

Internet Resources - Professional Associations

  • American Accounting Association
    Allegedly "the largest community of accountants in academia" aiming to "shape the future of accounting through teaching, research and a powerful network..." Provides access to relevant blog entries talking about current issues, resources regarding current studies likely to be of interest to the wider profession, publications and links to other organizations.
  • American Bar Association - Section of Taxation
    "...the national voice of Tax Lawyers"
  • European Accounting Association
    A professional organization with the goal to: "link together the Europe-wide community of accounting scholars and researchers, to provide a platform for the wider dissemination of European accounting research, and to foster and improve research in order to ensure the development and the promotion of accounting as well as the improvement of the teaching skills."
  • Federation of Tax Administrators
    The FTA serves state tax authorities and administrators by providing "research and information exchange, training, and intergovernmental and interstate coordination." Site includes access to research and publications, news regarding issues of interest to state tax authorities/administrators/etc. and links to state tax agencies and relevant federal resources.
  • Institute of Management Accountants
    As they term themselves, "the association of accountants and financial professionals in business." Their aim is to help members "expand your professional skills, better manage your organization, and enhance your career."
  • National Association of State Boards of Acccountancy
    An association that has been "dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of the country’s 55 state boards of accountancy for more than 100 years," namely by, "creating a forum for accounting regulators and practitioners to address issues relevant to the viability of the accounting profession."
  • National Society of Accountants
    A national association focused on helping "members to achieve and maintain professional credentials." Access to relevant blog content and educational articles and an advocacy/legislation news and information section.
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    "...the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 400,000 members in 145 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance."

Internet Resources - General


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