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Kirk J. Stark

Harry Graham Balter Professor of Law

Kirk J. Stark B.S.F.S. Georgetown, 1989
J.D. Yale, 1994
UCLA Law faculty since 1996
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Federal Income Taxation (with William Klein, Joseph Bankman and Daniel Shaviro). Aspen Legal Publishers (2009).

State and Local Taxation (with Walter Hellerstein, John Swain and Joan Youngman). West Publishers (2009).

War and Taxes (with Steven A. Bank and Joseph J. Thorndike). Full Text

Business Tax Stories (edited by Kirk J. Stark and Steven A. Bank). Foundation Press (2005).

Articles and Chapters

Tax Reform and the American Middle Class (with Eric Zolt), 40 Pepperdine Law Review 1209 (2013). Full Text

Too Good to be True? How State Charitable Tax Credits Could Increase Federal Funding for California (with Phillip Blackman), California Policy Options (2013). Reprinted as Capturing Federal Dollars with State Charitable Tax Credits, 139 Tax Notes 53 (2013). Full Text

Beyond Bailouts: Federal Tools for Preventing State Budget Crises (with Brian Galle), 87 Indiana Law Journal 599 (2012). Full Text

Houdini Tax Reform: Can California Escape its Fiscal Straitjacket?, California Policy Options (2011).

Rich States, Poor States: Assessing the Design and Effect of a U.S. Fiscal Equalization Regime, 63 Tax Law Review 957 (2010).

The Federal Role in State Tax Reform, 30 Virginia Tax Review 407 (2010). Full Text

Proposition 13 as Fiscal Federalism Reform, in Proposition 13 at 30: The Political and Fiscal Impacts (edited by ack Citrin and Isaac Martin, Berkeley Public Policy Press, Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2009).

State Tax Shelters and U.S. Fiscal Federalism, 26 Virginia Tax Review 789 (2007). Full Text

Taxation Over Time, 59 Tax Law Review 1-64 (2006). Full Text

Should California Adopt an Earned Income Tax Credit?, California Policy Options (2006). E-Scholarship Full Text

What Do We Know About the Interstate Economic Effects of State Tax Incentives? (with Daniel J. Wilson), 4 Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy 133-64 (2005). Full Text

Enslaving the Beachcomber: Some Thoughts on the Liberty Objections to Endowment Taxation, 28 Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence 47-68 (2005). Full Text

Fiscal Federalism and Tax Progressivity: Should the Federal Income Tax Encourage State and Local Redistribution?, 51 UCLA Law Review 1389-1435 (2004). Full Text

Is Capitalization the Achilles’ Heel of School Choice?,, 31 State Tax Notes 751 (2004). Full Text

The Uneasy Case for Extending the Sales Tax to Services, 30 Florida State University Law Review 435-65 (2003). Full Text

Tiebout & Tax Revolts: Did Serrano Really Cause Proposition 13? (with Jonathan Zasloff), 50 UCLA Law Review 801-58 (2003). Full Text

Compaq v. Commissioner – Where is the Tax Arbitrage? (with William A. Klein), 12 Tax Notes International 1353-59 (2002). Abstract

The Right to Vote on Taxes, 96 Northwestern University Law Review 191 (2001). Full Text

The Quiet Revolution in U.S. Subnational Corporate Income Taxation, 55 Bulletin for International Fiscal Documentation 523-31 (2001). Abstract

The Unfulfilled Tax Legacy of Robert H. Jackson, 54 Tax Law Review 171-259 (2001). Abstract

United States Partnership Taxation: Current Structure and Proposals for Reform, 54 Bulletin for International Fiscal Documentation 326 (2000).

State and Local Government Taxation, in Encyclopedia of the American Constitution 2nd ed. (edited by Leonard W. Levy, Kenneth L. Karst, Macmillan, 2000).

The Elusive Transition to a Tax Transition Policy, 13 American Journal of Tax Policy 145-87 (1996).

City Welfare: Views From Theory, History, and Practice, 27 Urban Lawyer 495-529 (1995).

Letting States Sell Their Right to Issue Tax-Exempt Bonds, 61 Tax Notes 1619 (1993).

Rethinking Statewide Taxation of Nonresidential Property for Public Schools, 102 Yale Law Journal 805-34 (1992).


What's Old Is New Again: Historical Perspectives on Tax Law & Policy (with Steven A. Bank and Joseph Thorndike), 109 Tax Notes 529-30 (2005).

Commentary, Smart Tax Laws Would Put More Money in California’s Pocket, L.A. Times (Dec. 3, 2003).