Bloomberg Tax
Sept. 1, 2021, 7:26 PMUpdated: March 16, 2023, 4:13 PM

Author Submission Guidelines for Bloomberg Tax Insights & Commentary

Bloomberg Tax Insights & Commentary offer inside views and expert analysis of current events and issues in tax practice and policy, including recent tax trends and topics such as cannabis and crypto, Tax Court cases and IRS Regulations, and firm practice and management.

Insights & Commentary are popular and read by tax professionals, corporate executives and business owners, lobbyists, and government leaders. They are published outside the paywall on The Exchange, as well as a variety of Bloomberg Tax sites such as Daily Tax Report.

Our goal is to help you publish the best work possible. Our team will work with you from submission to publication and distribution. Articles should feature original analysis, helpful insights, and thoughtful opinions. Articles that examine new trends, technologies, or practices that impact tax professionals are always welcome.

Editorial Guidelines

  • Articles must be no longer than 1,000 words.
  • Our deadline is two weeks from the date of your pitch unless we’ve agreed otherwise.
  • Works must be original. We don’t publish articles that have been or will appear elsewhere.
  • We don’t use footnotes or endnotes, but we encourage hyperlinks to sources.
  • We encourage you to suggest a headline for your draft as long as it’s no more than 64 characters, including spaces. We reserve the right to change headlines.
  • We have a limit of three authors per article.
  • You can submit charts or graphs that make your article more compelling, which we can work to re-create with our graphics team.
  • Drafts need to be submitted in MS Word and emailed to
  • We will send you an author agreement when we receive your draft. We won’t publish without a signed author agreement.
  • When we receive your draft, we will assume that you have already reviewed your organization’s internal guidance and have the necessary approvals.
  • Please submit a complete article. While you may make minor changes before publication, such as a citation update, we want submissions to be as close to ready for publication as possible.
  • Please submit a headshot and a bio to be published with your article. Bios should be 40 words or fewer and should describe your current role. It can describe a past role if it’s relevant to the article.
  • We don’t include external disclaimers.
  • The article will include a contact icon to allow readers to email you unless you notify us otherwise in advance.
  • We value our readers’ time and want to publish Insights that are current and impactful. Keep that in mind as you consider the timeliness of your submission.
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(Revises and updates editorial guidelines as of March 16, 2023.)