VitalLaw is a comprehensive law & taxation database containing official government publications, interpretive and analytical material, practice tools, and current tax news. VitalLaw replaces the platforms Cheetah and IntelliConnect. It covers multiple areas of taxation, including:

  • Federal Tax
  • International Tax
  • State & Local Tax
  • Estates, Gifts & Trusts Tax

It also includes content in the areas of:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Family Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Securities--Corporation Law & Governance
  • Securities--Federal & International

VitalLaw is organized according to these topics, which are called Practice Areas. Each Practice Area features content organized by document type. Some Practice Areas also include a citation lookup tool, titles list, practice tools (such as interactive charts and calculators), and news headlines.

Some of the official U.S. government publications in VitalLaw include:

  • Internal Revenue Code
  • Internal Revenue Manual
  • Federal Tax Regulations
  • IRS Publications
  • IRS Letter Rulings and TAMs
  • An assortment of court cases related to taxation, including U.S Supreme Court and U.S. state court cases

Some of the interpretive & analytical publications in VitalLaw include:

  • Standard Federal Tax Reporter
  • Federal Estate and Gift Tax Reporter
  • Federal Excise Tax Reporter
  • Tax Treaties Reporter
  • U.S. Master Tax Guide
  • Tax reporters for all 50 U.S. states
Dates covered

While the focus of the database is on current practice, archived documents date back to 1978 in selected areas.

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