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

UNC Tax Center Co-hosts D.C. Conference on Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

June 14, 2018

On June 6, 2018, representatives from academia, the private sector and government convened at the Urban Institute in Washington D.C. to examine the effect of the recently enacted federal tax reform on financial reporting and investment incentives. The UNC Tax Center, an affiliated of the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, co-hosted the event with the D.C.-based Tax Policy Center, a joint venture of the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institution. More

Coming Up

2019 Doctoral Consortium

Monday January 7, 2019

The seminar exposes students of all backgrounds to current tax research and is designed for students from doctoral programs without a PhD tax seminar. Students learn the fundamentals of tax research, and some might wind up adding tax to their set of research interests.
This event is invitation only. 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