Call for Papers: Indian Journal of Tax Law

[Announcement from the Indian Journal of Tax Law]
The Indian Journal of Tax Law (‘IJTL’)
is a biannual journal dealing with taxation. The Journal is published by an
independent organization of students from National Law University Odisha.
IJTL is India’s first student
edited, peer reviewed law journal focusing on taxation. The journal is focused
towards enabling innovative academic research and discussion on issues in the
given area.
The Journal calls for
submissions of manuscripts on all areas of taxation of contemporary relevance
from the body of legal academia, professionals within India and overseas, and
students for Issue 2 of Volume III of the journal.
Types of Submissions: IJTL welcomes submissions of Articles,
Essays, Case Notes, and Book Reviews. The submission length should be a as
1.   Articles (between 5000-10000 words including footnotes)
Articles are comprehensive publications that analyze
important themes of contemporary relevance in the realm of taxation.
An abstract of up to 250 words must accompany the Article.
2.   Essays (between 4000-5000 words including footnotes)
Essays usually
focus on a specific issue and posit a central argument.
3.   Case Notes (1500-5000 words including footnotes)
Case notes are
the examination of recent cases significant in the area of taxation.
4.   Book Reviews (1000-2500 words including footnotes)
Book Reviews are welcome in the form of a short summary of
the book in the context of existing positions the book explores.
Mode of Submission: We do not accept hard copy of
manuscripts for publication. All submissions must be emailed in Microsoft Word
format to [email protected].
Date of Submission: The last date for submission of
manuscript for publication in Issue 2 of Volume III is March 30, 2017. For
contributors not being nationals of India, submissions are accepted on a
rolling basis.
Style & Format: Submissions must follow the following
style and format-
– Main Body must be in font size 12, Times New Roman font
theme, and 1.5 line spacing.
– Footnotes must be in font size 10, Times New Roman font
theme, and 1 line spacing.
– Citation Format: Please use footnotes rather than endnotes.
– Footnotes should conform to the Nineteenth Edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation
Publication Conditions:
– Copyright
Submissions must not violate
copyright of third parties.
– Liability
Submissions must not contain
any defamatory, offensive, or racially prejudicial material. In case any such
material gets published, the authors shall be liable for the same, and the
Indian Journal of Tax Law, its Board of Editors, Board of Advisors, and any
other person associated with the Indian Journal of Tax Law shall not be
– Indemnity for Liability
Submission are accepted on
the acceptance of these conditions and in case of any liability arising out of
violation of the first two conditions, the authors shall accept the same
unconditionally and shall forthwith indemnify the Indian Journal of Tax Law and
all persons associated with it.
Submissions may be emailed
to [email protected]
under the subject title –
“IJTL (Volume 3) –
[Submission Category] – [Name(s) of Author(s)]”
– Contact:
– Arka Saha (Editor in Chief) – 9439911516
– Akash Srinivasan (Managing Editor) -9731964765
– Website:

About the author

Umakanth Varottil

Umakanth Varottil is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore. He specializes in corporate law and governance, mergers and acquisitions and cross-border investments. Prior to his foray into academia, Umakanth was a partner at a pre-eminent law firm in India.

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