Richard Pomp

Alva P. Loiselle Professor of Law
Professor Pomp headshot.
Office: Hosmer 281
  • State Taxation
  • Federal Taxation
  • Indian Taxation

Richard Pomp, a graduate of Harvard Law School, has dedicated his academic career to the teaching and study of tax law. An internationally known expert on local taxation, he is the author of State and Local Taxation, a casebook that has been used in more than ninety law schools and translated into several languages, Joining the Law School in 1976, Pomp also has taught tax law at Harvard, New York University, the University of Texas and Boston College. Author of more than eighty articles, his views on tax law are regularly solicited by local, state and national and international media.

Professor Pomp has served as a consultant to cities, states, the Multistate Tax Commission, the Navajo Nation, the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Treasury, the Department of Justice, the IRS, the United Nations, the IMF, the World Bank, and numerous foreign countries. In 2012, he conferred with government officials in Iceland about the challenges they face collecting a value-added tax on items purchased outside the country via the Internet.

Professor Pomp also frequently serves as an expert witness in courts, and as counsel and a litigation consultant to law firms, corporations, accounting firms, and state tax administrations. The 2011 recipient of the BNA Lifetime Achievement Award, Professor Pomp was a member of the California Commission on the 21st Century Economy. He serves on numerous advisory and editorial boards and is chairman of the board of the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. In 2012, he was awarded the University of Connecticut’s Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award.

Richard Pomp, The Unfilled Promise of the Indian Commerce Clause and State Taxation 63 Tax Law. 897(2011)

Richard Pomp, et al., Aren't Bellas Hess and Quill Still the Law? (Chapter Four) Proceedings of the NYU Institute on State and Local Taxation (2012)

Richard Pomp, 2012 Guidebook to Connecticut Taxes (CCH State Guidebooks, 2012)

Richrad Pomp, Apportionment Formula: Economische Unie en de Verdeling Van Inkomen 24 Fofaitair 19 (2011)

Richard Pomp, The Unfulfilled Promise of the Indian Commerce Clause and State Taxation 63 Tax Law. 902 (2010)