Leslie Book

Villanova University School of Law

Professor of Law and Director, Graduate Tax Program

299 N. Spring Mill Road

Villanova, PA 19085

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

23

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4

CROSSREF CITATIONS

4

Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

The Poor and Tax Compliance: One Size Does Not Fit All

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 51, p. 1145, 2003
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Sep 2003
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 303 (108,757)

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tax compliance, low income taxpayers, IRS reform, tax law, tax policy, administrative law

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Freakonomics and the Tax Gap: An Applied Perspective

American University Law Review, Vol. 56, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 May 2007
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 287 (115,279)

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tax gap, earned income credit, tax policy, poverty law

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Offshore Accounts, Corporate Income Shifting, and Executive Compensation

Villanova Law Review, Vol. 57, 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2012
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 234 (142,106)

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executive compensation, FATCA, offshore, tax policy fairness

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The Collection Due Process Rights: A Misstep or Step in the Right Direction?

Houston Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 1145, 2004
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 228 (145,702)
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Taxation, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, IRS, CDP, Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998, RRA 98, collection due process

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Preventing the Hybrid from Backfiring: Delivery of Benefits to the Working Poor Through the Tax System

Wisconsin Law Review, No. 4, 2006
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Apr 2006
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 205 (161,126)
Citation 1

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tax compliance, earned income tax credit, return preparer, poverty law

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Insights from Behavioral Economics Can Improve Administration of the EITC

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2018
Leslie Book, David Williams and Krista Holub
Villanova University School of Law, Intuit and Intuit
Downloads 160 (200,824)
Citation 1

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tax administration, earned income tax credit; behavioral economics

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Study of the Role of Preparers in Relation to Taxpayer Compliance with Internal Revenue Laws

Taxpayer Advocate 2007 Annual Report to Congress, Vol. 2, p. 44, 2008
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jun 2008
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 143 (220,365)

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tax gap, tax compliance, civil penalties, income tax return preparer

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Increasing Preparer Responsibility, Visibility and Competence

National Taxpayer Advocate 2008 Annual Report to Congress, Vol. II, January 2009
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Jan 2009
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 137 (228,001)

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tax compliance, tax gap, return preparer regulation

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Bureaucratic Oppression and the Tax System

Tax Lawyer, Vol. 69, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 May 2016 Last Revised: 08 May 2016
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 134 (232,090)

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Earned Income Tax Credit, Tax Administration, Poverty, Adjudication

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A New Paradigm for IRS Guidance: Ensuring Input and Enhancing Participation

Florida Tax Review, 2011
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 22 Oct 2011
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 120 (252,355)
Citation 1

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APA, rulemaking, IRS, notice and comment, low income taxpayers, taxpayer advocate service

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Refund Anticipation Loans and the Tax Gap

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Feb 2009
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 119 (253,953)

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tax, IRS, refund anticipation loan, tax gap

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U.S. Refundable Credits: The Taxing Realities of Being Poor

4 Journal of Tax Administration 71 (2018)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 16 May 2019
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 92 (302,665)

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Tax compliance; earned income tax credit; tax credits; self-employment income; return preparers

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Academic Clinics: Benefitting Students, Taxpayers, and the Tax System

Tax Lawyer, Spring 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2015
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 85 (318,059)

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tax, tax clinics, ABA Tax Section

14.

A Response to Professor Camp: The Importance of Oversight

Indiana Law Journal (Supplement), 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Sep 2008
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 84 (320,336)

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tax, IRS, tax collection, administrative law

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Increasing Participation in the Rulemaking Process

Tax Notes, Vol. 135, p. 765, May 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 May 2012
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 81 (327,417)

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Rulemaking, APA, Taxpayer Advocate Service, Notice and Comment

16.

Ninth Circuit Brief of Law Academics and Professors as Amici Curiae in Opposition to the Petition for Rehearing En Banc in Altera v. Commissioner

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Sep 2019
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Boston College Law School, University of South Carolina School of Law, University of Michigan Law School, New York University School of Law, George Washington University Law School, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Villanova University School of Law, Texas Tech University School of Law, New York University Law School, UC-Irvine School of Law, Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, Tax Clinic at Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, New York University (NYU), University of San Diego School of Law, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, Fordham University School of Law, Yale University - Law School, University of Virginia School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, University of California, Davis - School of Law, New York University School of Law, New York University School of Law, University of Houston Law Center and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 79 (332,188)

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Altera, transfer pricing, arm's length, Tax Court, en banc, Section 482, stock-based compensation

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The Morass of the Anti-Injunction Act: a Review of the Cases and Major Issues

Tax Lawyer, Vol. 73, No. 4
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Leslie Book and Marilyn Ames
Villanova University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 63 (375,991)

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Anti-injunction act, tax procedure, tax administration, IRS

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Giving Taxpayer Rights a Seat at the Table

Temple Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 759, 2019
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2019
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 52 (411,956)
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Taxpayer Rights, Taxpayer Advocate Service, Administrative Procedure Act, Notice and Comment

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Nina Olson: A Champion for Taxpayer-Centered Tax Administration

Pittsburgh Tax Review, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2021
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Apr 2020
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law
Downloads 12 (615,557)

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Tax administration, procedural due process, procedural justice, taxpayer rights, earned income tax credit

20.

Cdp and Collections: Perceptions and Misperceptions

Community Tax Law Report, Vol. 7, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2004
Posted: 11 Dec 2005
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law

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EITC Noncompliance: What We Don't Know Can Hurt Them

Tax Notes, Vol. 99, No. 12, June 23, 2003
Posted: 19 Jun 2003
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law

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The Irs's Compliance Regime: Taxpayers Caught in the Net

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 2
Posted: 24 Jan 2003
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law

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Tax Clinics: Past the Tipping Point and to the Turning Point

Tax Notes, Vol. 92, No. 8, August 20, 2001
Posted: 17 Aug 2001
Leslie Book
Villanova University School of Law

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 12
1.

Administrative Burdens, Sludge, and Individual Taxpayer Rights

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Apr 2020
Leslie Book and Keith Fogg
Villanova University School of Law and Tax Clinic at Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School
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IRS, Administrative Burden, EITC, Free File, Sludge