The 2023 Tannenwald
Writing Competition

Sponsored by

The Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship


The American College of Tax Counsel

Named for the late Tax Court Judge Theodore Tannenwald, Jr., and designed to perpetuate his dedication to legal scholarship of the highest quality, the Tannenwald Writing Competition is open to all full- or part-time law school students, undergraduate or graduate.  Papers on any federal or state tax-related topic may be submitted in accordance with the Competition Rules.

Cash prizes of $5,000, $2,500 and $1,500 for the top three papers.

Deadline for submitting papers:  9:00 p.m. EDT, July 10, 2023.

Mail or e-mail papers to: 

Tannenwald Prize Competition
375 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611-3069
Attn: Genevieve Tokic

Email: (with “Tannenwald Competition Submission” in the subject line)

For more information contact: Benjamin Leff at or Genevieve Tokic at