A Tax Lawyer’s Interpretation of Shakespeare
ABA Section of Taxation News Quarterly, Vol. 13, Fall 2009
2 Pages Posted: 12 Nov 2009
Date Written: November 11, 2009
Shakespeare has been quoted and invoked in numerous contexts, but, inexplicably, the insights his immortal words bring to tax law have been ignored. This short and lighthearted piece begins to fill that gap. Expanding on my remarks in accepting the 2009 Dana Latham Memorial Award from the Los Angeles County Bar Association Taxation Section, I discuss quotations from Shakespeare’s plays that illuminate important tax doctrines.
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