VitalLaw is a comprehensive 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
  • 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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