Work with the Download Center

The Download Center is Bloomberg Law: Tax's staging platform for printing, downloading and e-mailing documents. It enables you to monitor the status of print, download and e-mail requests. You can also add documents to Workspaces directly from the Download Center. All documents in the Download Center are deleted after seven days. To store a document for a longer period, consider saving it to one of your Workspaces or use Zip/Download to store on your computer.

You can filter the items in the Download Center by Type, Status, Format.

How to Access the Download Center

  1. To reach the Download Center, click Downloads on the top of the Bloomberg Law: Tax's menu.
  2. Select View All.

How to Download a Document to the Download Center

  1. To download a document so that it appears in the Download Center, in the Downloads drop down menu Print/Download or E-mail links.

How to Print/Download, or Email a Document

The Print/Download and Email links are available either as links at the top of the document or as icons on the top left

On a search results page, select the document(s), and click Print/Download or Email.


Print Portfolios


Click the Print/Download link to display the Print/Download dialog box. Make your selections and click PRINT/DOWNLOAD. When printing, downloading or emailing court opinions, the expanded pop-up box allows you to select dual column format, the BCite analysis or just the opinion text.


To print an entire Portfolio, open the Portfolio to any section, click the Print/Download icon IconPrint%20Download.


On the Download dialog box, select Download the entire Portfolio... and click DOWNLOAD.



For Court Opinions, the Print/Download dialog box displays additional options specific to Court Opinions.



Click the Email icon to display the Email dialog box.

Your email address is included automatically in the To field.

Add additional email addresses in the To field, separated by semi-colons.

The Document Options tab provides the same options that appear when you choose to Print/Download the document.



Bloomberg Tax print, download and email options provide dynamic options according to each type of document. From a Search Results List, you can print individual documents or the entire results list.

  1. Run a search.
  2. Once a search results list has been filtered, either select individual documents or click Select All to print the entire Search Results List.
  3. Click Print/Download or Email.
  4. The Print/Download popup has options for printing/downloading individual documents or the Search Results List, whether or not to include hyperlinks and extracts, a page range, and formatting options. 
  5. The Processing Your Document message appears. All printed, downloaded and emailed documents appear in the Download Center, which can be accessed directly by clicking Downloads in the top menu. An email is also sent advising you that your document is available in the Download Center
  6. The Email popup provides options similar to the Print/Download popup on the Document Options tab.

Batch Print Using Save for Later

Search or browse to locate your document. Click the Save for Later icon IconSaveforLater to move the document to the Save for Later queue at the top of the page.


Or, when viewing Portfolios, click the Save for Later icon IconSaveforLater next to a level in the text.


Or, when viewing Search Results, click the Save for Later link at the top of the list.


To access the documents, click Saved for Later on the menu bar.

The screen displays the documents (up to 50) that have been added to this queue. Select the documents and decide whether you wish to Print/Download, Email, send them to the Workspace, or Delete them.