Click here to see operators for terms and connectors searching.
Note: A space between words is searched as “AND.”
Both (or all) the words appear in the document
Example: Treasury AND anti-inversion AND guidance [AND must be uppercase]
Search for alternate terms
Example: law OR legislation [OR must be uppercase]
Example: "disguised sales"
Example: "profit and loss"
Wildcard / Root expander
Example: Culberts*n will retrieve Culbertson, Culbertsen, etc.
Example: audit* will retrieve all words beginning with "audit," including audits, auditor, and auditing
Example: legislative NOT history
Example: legislative –history [NOT must be uppercase]
Use fuzzy match to retrieve words with similar spelling
Example: Shepherd~ will retrieve Sheppard
Proximity – within n words
Example: "Ireland inversion"~5 retrieves documents where Ireland is within 5 words of inversion
Group terms together to build searches
Example: (Swiss OR Switzerland) AND bank* AND (record or account)
Code section searches:
In the search box, type codesections: followed by a code section
Retrieving Documents with a Tax Analysts’ Citation:
Put the citation within quotes:
"2014 TNT 66-1" "143 Tax Notes 7" "Tax Notes, Apr. 7, 2014, p. 7"
Field Restricted Searching:
To retrieve documents with terms appearing in a given field, enter the field followed by a colon and then your term or phrase (phrases should be in quotes).
To search for more than one term in a given field, precede each term with the field name followed by a colon.
Example: searchtitle:”economic substance”
Example: searchtitle:partnerships searchtitle:audit*
Available fields include:
Fields can be used together:
authors:Sheppard AND codesections:7874 AND headline:inversion*
Accounting and timing
Bankruptcy and insolvency
Benefits and pensions
Estate, gift, and inheritance taxes
Exempt organizations and financing
Financial products and banking
Legislation and lawmaking
Partnerships and other passthrough entities
Practice and Procedure
Real estate taxation
Sales and Exchanges
Sales and use taxation
Tax preference items and incentives
U.S. States and Territories
Outside of your current subscription; please contact us to subscribe.