Thomas F. Field
Founder of Tax Analysts, Adjunct Professor of Law (Retired)
B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Oxford; J.D., Harvard; LL.M. (Taxation), Georgetown
Thomas F. Field is the founder of Tax Analysts, a nonprofit publisher located in Arlington, Virginia, and is a retired Adjunct Professor of Law at...Continue Reading
Thomas F. Field is the founder of Tax Analysts, a nonprofit publisher located in Arlington, Virginia, and is a retired Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Law. Field holds advanced degrees in law and economics from Harvard, Georgetown, and Oxford Universities. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Notre Dame. Prior to founding Tax Analysts in 1970, Field was a trial attorney in the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice from 1961 through 1966. From 1966 through 1970, he was an attorney-advisor in the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Tax Legislative Counsel. He served Tax Analysts from 1970 to 2005, first as Executive Director and later as President and Publisher. Field’s recent publications include “Tax Competition in Europe and America”, Tax Notes, March 31, 2003, p. 2045; “The Emperor Has No Clothes” (advocating substitution of a federal consumption tax for the income tax), Tax Notes, December 1, 2003, p. 1125; and “Transparency in Revenue Estimating” Heritage Foundation, Center for Data Analysis, December 2004 and Tax Notes, January 17, 2005, p. 329.