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Tax Law Outline

June 20, 2020

Last Updated,

This is an up-to-date outline of how to approach tax law with extensive footnotes on a variety of important topics.

Estate Planning Worksheet


June 20, 2020

Step-by-step guide to estate planning for those just starting out on this process.

Joseph (“Jay”) B. Darby III has more than thirty years of experience representing clients in a wide range of tax, estate planning, and related business matters. His goal is to help clients enjoy their lives by reducing taxes, avoiding (or resolving) problems with taxing authorities, and passing wealth to the appropriate next destination.  


Jay provides comprehensive tax planning, business structuring, and tax compliance advice. His clients range from individuals to large public and private business entities. An early proponent of Opportunity Zones (an investment incentive created under the 2017 Tax Act), Jay has become one of the country’s go-to experts in the area, helping clients bring business investment and ultimately prosperity to some of the most challenged areas of the country.

White Feather

December 23, 2020



Seminar Materials

Joseph Darby has developed a range of materials for his seminars and lectures. 

Joseph Darby Law

Joseph Darby Law PC is a specialized law firm founded by tax guru Jay Darby that focuses first and foremost on providing superior expertise in all areas of tax law.

The firm is committed to providing outstanding service, with large-firm tax knowledge combined with the responsive and client-friendly ambience of a small firm. 


Best Lawyers in America® (2010–2021)
Legal 500 U.S. (2014, 2015, 2019–2020)


Writer's Council, OZ Magazine (2019)

University Appointments

  • Adjunct Professor, Boston University School of Law, Graduate Tax Program (2003–present)

  • Adjunct Professor, Masters in Taxation Program, Bentley University (2007–2017)

  • Adjunct Professor, Advanced Tax course, Boston College Law School (2015–2020)

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