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 10, Issue 1 (2021) The Contemporary Tax Journal Volume 10, No. 1 – Winter 2021

Full Issue

Front Matter

Tax Enlightenment




Summaries from The 2020 36th Annual TEI-SJSU High Tech Tax Institute
Charlene Kliatchko, Jane Lei CPA, Hanna Shatanionak CPA, Liubov (Luba) Shilkova, and Xiaoyue Tan

Focus on Tax Policy


S. 4319: Supporting America’s Restaurant Workers Act
Xiaoyue Tan and MST Students BUS 223A Fall 2020


S.2697 (116th Congress) - Tariff Tax Credit Act of 2019
Liubov (Luba) Shilkova and Hanna Shatanionak CPA

Tax Maven

Cover page with picture of Tower Hall


Student Editor
Liubov (Luba) Shilkova
Assistant Student Editor
Xiaoyue (Tina) Tan