Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Guide to Specialty Graduate Law Programs: Taxation, in Lawyer & Statesman (2016):
The wide array of tax plan proposals by this year's presidential candidates [is] as dramatic as it's ever been. Not until November will we know who will move into the White House, and even then, it's unclear how and if our next president would be able to push major tax changes through Congress.
"There has never been a more exciting time to be a tax lawyer," said Paul Caron, professor of law at Pepperdine University School of Law and the publisher and editor of TaxProf Blog. ...
Employment prospects will likely remain high, and the field is not subject to booms and busts.
"There are always tax needs, and tax professionals need to meet those needs," Caron said. "It's never really a booming practice, but the upside is it's never really a down practice area."