Thomas M. Long, is managing editor for the Federal Tax News Group, with Thomson Reuters Checkpoint within the Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting business. Tom is a member of the New Jersey and New York bars, with over 30 years in tax publishing. He is a federal tax generalist who is primarily responsible for writing daily tax news articles for Federal Taxes Weekly Alert. He holds a B.A. in English literature from Rutgers University, a J.D. from New York Law School, and an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University.