About Bloomberg Tax

A suite of tax resources to help you confidently manage every tax function with the greatest efficiency and least risk

Bloomberg Tax history

Bloomberg Tax was built on the deep history of The Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) – combining respected tax research and proven software into a suite of resources that continues to innovate, differentiate, and lead the industry with powerful calculations, trusted intelligence, and modeling software.

History of Bloomberg Tax

History of Bloomberg Tax & Accounting

  • 1929: The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (BNA) is founded by David Lawrence
  • 1959: Tax Management Portfolios are created by Leonard Silverstein
  • 1984: Launch of Income Tax Planner software
  • 1987: Launch of Fixed Assets software
  • 1994: Launch of State Tax Practice Center | Published first electronic version of the research product | Launch of Financial & Accounting
  • 2001: Launch of first web-hosted Fixed Assets software
  • 2002: Acquisition of SuperForms Tax Form (STF Services)
  • 2011: Bloomberg L.P. acquires BNA, kicking off a decade of heavy expansion
  • 2014: Launch of International Tax Practice Center
  • 2016: Launch of new Bloomberg Tax Research technology platform
  • 2019: First to market with State Books, allowing easy state depreciation calculations for nonconforming states
  • 2020: Complete expansion of Bloomberg Tax Research to cover more than 220 countries | Bloomberg Tax & Accounting selected by the IRS to provide online tax research solution
  • 2021: Acquisition of Tax Prodigy software, now Bloomberg Tax Provision
  • 2024: Launch of Bloomberg Tax Workpapers | Product integrations enable connected suite of solutions

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Bloomberg Tax leadership

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Lisa Fitzpatrick


Heather Rothman

Vice President,
Analysis & Content

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Warren Hoppmeyer

Director, Strategy & Operations

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Evan Croen

Senior Vice President,

Bloomberg Tax authors

Meet our author award winners

Bloomberg Tax has long recognized that the outstanding reputation we enjoy in the tax and accounting community is due in large part to the efforts of our Tax Management Portfolio authors and contributors. Creating Portfolios and timely news articles that help professionals, these thought leaders deserve special recognition for helping our customers crack the code on any tax and accounting challenge.

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