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ABA Tax Challenge

The ABA Law Student Tax Challenge (LSTC) is an annual competition for law students in which two-person teams are tasked with solving a complex business problem that might arise in tax practice. 

More information on past winners and problems presented can be found on the ABA Law Student Tax Challenge website via the hyperlink below. 

What's in this Guide

This guide is a starting point for research in federal tax at the UNM School of Law Library and is specifically intended for students participating in the American Bar Association's Law Student Tax Challenge.  It includes background information on federal administrative law research and information on administrative materials including where these material can be found.  If you have any questions, please contact the Law Library’s  reference desk at (505) 277-0935 or at

  • Tab 1: Background information and brief review of federal administrative law 
  • Tab 2: Federal administrative law research, generally
  • Tab 3: Resources and information to get you started on tax law research
  • Tab 4: Where to find primary sources of tax law information

Accessing Resources in this Guide:

This research guide contains links to a wide variety of information sources, some of which can be accessed by all researchers, free of charge. However, access rights will vary. Please see the icon located after each resource description for more information.

If you are unable to access a resource due to these limitations, ask your local library about access options.

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