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Student Writing Competition

The Tax Notes Student Writing Competition recognizes superior student writing on unsettled questions in tax law or policy.

  • Eligibility: Must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program during the academic year.
  • Topic: Submissions should focus on an unsettled question in federal, state, or international tax law or policy.
  • Evaluation: Our editorial staff blindly evaluates entries on originality, readability, organization, reasoning, and overall quality of content.

Click here for competition guidelines.


For general questions, contact studentwritingcomp@taxanalysts.org

Congratulations!


2022 Winner
Arielle Zhivko
Osgoode Hall Law School — York University, J.D. Candidate, Class of 2024
[PDF]

2022 Honorable Mentions
Emily Dace
New York University School of Law, LL.M. Class of 2022

Luke Kastenhuber
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Class of 2024

 

Past Winners

2021
  • Bailey Hans

    Notre Dame Law School
    [PDF]

  • Sadi Moradi

    Georgetown University Law Center

2020
  • Alex Zhang

    Yale Law School
    [PDF]

  • Alana Paris

    Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

2019
  • Benjamin Marcus Satterthwaite

    University of Florida Levin College of Law
    University of South Carolina School of Law
    [PDF]

  • Daniel Pessar

    Harvard Law School

2018
  • David Hancock

    Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
    [PDF]

  • Sarah Bonner

    Bond University
    [PDF]

  • Caleb Trimm

    Washington University School of Law
    [PDF]

  • Paul Hawkins

    University of Florida Levin College of Law
    [PDF]

  • Kyle Rose

    University of San Francisco
    [PDF]

  • Paul George

    University of Notre Dame Law School
    [PDF]

2017
  • Jeremy Mandell

    University of Illinois College of Law

  • Christopher Massie

    University of Illinois College of Law

  • Zoe Nutter

    University of Sydney Law School

  • Ben Livni

    Loyola Law School

  • Shelby Miner

    UCLA School of Law

  • Rémi Gagnon

    NYU School of Law, Tax LL.M.

  • Philippe Gamito

    University of Oxford

  • Milla Ivanova

    Bond University