Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

LLM in Tax Law

As tax laws become more complex, both individuals and organizations require qualified legal advice for compliance and planning.

The 26-hour Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Tax Law provides specialized knowledge and practice skills in the area of tax law. This degree offers valuable training for practicing attorneys in the area of tax law, corporate law or general business law.

Learning Outcomes for Loyola’s Tax Law Program

  • Students will be able to restate the basic concepts underlying the field of taxation.
  • Students will know how to apply the relevant statutory rules in a variety of situations.
  • Students will be able to describe the role of case law in the development of tax law.
  • Students will be able to explain the impact of administrative pronouncements on the tax law.
  • Students will be able to analyze tax issues. 
  • Students will be able to describe the role of the lawyer as planner.
  • Students will be able to identify the ethical issues posed by the practice of tax law.