We build bridges between tax scholars, policymakers and practitioners.
Building bridges between tax scholars, policymakers and practitioners.
UNC will host its 21st annual Tax Symposium April 20, 2018.  Keynote speaker will be Jeff Jones, President & CEO of H&R Block. Call for papers deadine: Dec. 15, 2017!
Leading PhD programs sent their students to UNC Kenan-Flagler to attend the 10th annual UNC Tax Doctoral Seminar January 3-6, 2018.
The 2018 NC Tax Reform Summit on May 14, 2018 - The purpose of this nonpartisan event is to consider the effect of recent NC tax reform on the economic outcomes in the state.  US Senate Thom Tillis, North Carolina Speaker of the House during the reform process, will present a keynote address.
Tax Reform will have significant financial accounting implications. This event will provide a forum for accountants and economists to share insights from academic research, as well as well as practitioners and corporate tax leaders to share their perspectives from the field.

Recent News & Media

2019 Doctoral Consortium

January 21, 2019

The 2019 Doctoral Consortium, hosted at the Rizzo Conference Center, brought together students of all backgrounds to learn about current tax research and tax research fundamentals. The Consortium, designed for students from doctoral programs without a PhD tax seminar, featured classes led by Ed Maydew, Doug Shackelford, and other top professors from Duke and UNC. More

Coming Up

22nd Annual 2019 UNC Tax Symposium

Friday March 29, 2019

This event is invitation only. Bringing together accountants, economists, and lawyers from academe, practice, and government who share a common interest in tax research. More


Latest Research

Strategic Subsidiary Disclosure

March 10, 2018

We use data multinational firms provide to the Internal Revenue Service regarding their foreign subsidiary locations to explore whether some firms fail to publicly disclose subsidiaries in some countries, even when the subsidiaries are significant and should be disclosed per Security and Exchange Commission rules. More