Research Into Tax Laws


Research (from Wiktionary) – Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications.

I do corporate tax work for a living.  When I started in my field, the tax reporters were all paper.  I specialize in state taxation, so there were over 50 reporters (at least one for each state; more for several of the states).  If I had to research a topic in multiple states, my desk would be covered with books.

Now, the tax reporters are on-line.  If I research multiple states, I open up multiple windows on my computer.  It’s a good thing too – my current cubicle is so small that I couldn’t hold a lot of books on my table top!

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