The Contemporary Tax Journal is a peer-reviewed journal published by the San Jose State University Masters of Science in Taxation (MST) Program in the Lucas Graduate School of Business. Published twice annually, this student managed online journal features work of SJSU MST students, as well as original articles from tax practitioners, academics and graduate students. See About This Journal for additional information about this publication.

Current Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1 (2016) The Contemporary Tax Journal Volume 6, No. 1 – Summer/Fall 2016

Full Issue

Front Matter

Tax Enlightenments



Summaries for the Fourth Annual IRS/SJSU Small Business Tax Institute
Padmini Yalamarthi; Fan Wang; Jie Shen; Xuan Hong; Marla Hampton CPA, MBA; and Aaron Grey

Tax Maven

Cover Page


Student Editor
Shilpa Balnadu
Student Assistant Editor
Xuan Hong