Call for Papers: HPNLU Journal of Tax Law 

Call for Papers: HPNLU Journal of Tax Law 

The HPNLU Journal of Tax Law, (Volume 1) invites scholarly contributions for its maiden issue. The first volume of the Journal is scheduled to be published online in the month of December 2022.
The journal solicits scholarly contributions relating to legal cum theoretical developments in the field of Taxation laws and policies.
The last date for submission of contributions is October 30, 2022.

Selection of entries shall be based on double-blind peer review. Queries about submission of papers and related matters may be directed to [email protected]

The HPNLU Journal of Tax Law is an annual double-blind peer-reviewed journal of the Centre for Law Business and Economics, Himachal Pradesh National Law University Shimla. The Journal aims to promote scholarly research works in the field of tax laws including international taxation and tax policies.
The HPNLU Journal of Tax Law is one of the first its kind in India wherein specific discussion, through research works is being encouraged by academicians, professionals, practitioners and researchers.

Contribution may be made in the form of Research Papers / Article, Notes & Comments and Book Review. The contribution, in given category, should be comprehensive and in-depth analysis of contemporary issues in tax laws and related policies including international taxation.

The following word limits should be observed:
 ARTICLES (≥6000 to <10000 words)

 ESSAYS & COMMENTS (≥4000 to <6000 words)
 Book Review (≥3000 to <4000 words)

(Contribution under this Category is required to be made along with the new hard copy of the Book.)

 Submissions shall be accepted only in the English language.
 All contributions are required to be accompanied with an ‘abstract’ of 250- 300 words. The abstract must expressly include the novelty and usefulness of the idea that the author wishes to put forth and must categorically mention the specific contribution of the article beyond the existing available literature.
 Co-authorship is allowed up to one (01) co-author only.
 The manuscript should not contain any references to the identity of the authors.
 The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 12 and 1.5-line spacing.

The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 10 and single line spacing.
 For Citation, refer the HPNLU-Shimla
Citation Style only. Please click the link for the citation style.
 Manuscripts should only use footnotes as a means of citation. No other method shall be permitted.
 Lengthy Quotations are discouraged. Author(s) should avoid long quotations and keep it at minimum wherever necessary with full and proper acknowledgement.
 Lengthy and multi-paragraphed footnotes are discouraged. The citations must mention the page(s) of the source and in cases where Court Judgments are referred to, the footnote should also mention the paragraph of the judgment in addition to the page number of the Reporter.
 Only authoritative websites may be cited. References to internet sources such as Wikipedia, blogs, commercial websites, etc., are not acceptable.
 Send your manuscript in MS Word (.docx) format to [email protected]
The subject of the email should be “Submission to HPNLU-JTL ”. The submissions must be sent by 11:59 pm, October 30, 2022.</p>

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