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Reed Shuldiner

Alvin L. Snowiss Professor of Law; Co-Director, Center for Tax Law and Policy

Reed Shuldiner

Reed Shuldiner is one of the nation’s top experts on the Federal income tax. He is best known for his seminal work on the taxation of financial products. Continue reading…


  • Tax Policy
  • Income Taxation

Articles and Book Chapters

Was the AMT Effectively Repealed?, TAX NOTES, April 23, 2018, at 495.

Comment on Does the United States Tax Capital Income, in TAXING CAPITAL INCOME (Henry J. Aaron, Leonard E. Burman, C. Eugene Steuerle, eds., 2007).

Lessons From the Limitation on Itemized Deductions, 93 TAX NOTES 673 (2001) (with David Shakow).

A Comprehensive Wealth Tax, 53 TAX L. REV. 499 (2000) (with David Shakow).

Index the Code, Not Capital Gains, 79 TAX NOTES 225 (1998).

Indexing the Tax Code, 48 TAX L. REV. 537 (1993).

A General Approach to the Taxation of Financial Instruments, 71 TEX. L. REV. 243 (1992).

Consistency and the Taxation of Financial Products, 70 TAXES 781 (1992).

Corporate Integration: Do the Uncertainties Outweigh the Benefits?, 47 TAX L. REV. 653 (1992).

More publications can be found here.

Working Papers

The Deferral Effects of Passing Through Foreign Subsidiaries’ Passive Income (July 17, 2015), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-25. (with Chris William Sanchirico) (forthcoming)
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Research Areas

  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Wealth Taxation
  • Taxation of Financial Products


Yale - Visiting Professor (1994-95)

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft - Counsel (1989-90)

Attorney/Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy, Office of Tax Legislative Counsel, U.S. Treasury Dept. (1986-89)

Wilmer Cutler, & Pickering - Associate (1984-86)

Penn Law - Alvin L. Snowiss Professor of Law (2005- ); Associate Dean (2000-02); Professor of Law (1995-2005); Assistant Professor (1990-94); Center for Tax Law and Policy at Penn - Co-Director (2007- )

Harvard - William K. Jacobs, Jr. Visiting Professor of Law (Spring 2005)


  • Federal Income Taxation
  • International Taxation
  • Taxation of Financial Products
  • Tax Policy

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