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Pritzker Legal Research Center


Tax Law Research Resources

This guide covers the primary and secondary sources used for researching federal tax law

Subscription Databases

To obtain your Tax Notes username and password, please follow these directions:

1) Connect to GlobalProtect VPN.  Instructions for setting up your connection are available at https://kb.northwestern.edu/94726.
2) Go to https://www.taxnotes.com and click SIGN IN at the top left.
3) In the e-mail address field, please enter your law.northwestern.edu e-mail address.  Click Next.
4) On the next screen, please click on the blue “Register Here” link.
5) You’ll be taken to a Profile page.  Enter your name and law.northwestern.edu e-mail address.
6) Choose a password and enter it.
7) When you’ve finished the Profile, click SAVE CHANGES.
8) You’ll arrive at the Tax Notes webpage, where you can sign in with your username (your law.northwestern.edu email address) and the password you chose.

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