Like other areas of legal research, the basic tax research methodology is as follows:
1. Establish the facts.
2. Identify the issues.
3. Locate authority.
4. Evaluate authority.
[Repeat steps 1-4 as necessary to complete research and analysis of issues.]
5. Develop conclusions and recommendations.
6. Communicate research results and recommendations.
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