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

22nd Annual UNC Tax Symposium

April 05, 2019

On March 29, researchers from across the country, as well as Spain, Germany and Canada, gathered in Chapel Hill for the 22nd annual UNC Tax Symposium. This event, hosted by the UNC Tax Center, provides a forum each year for researchers from accounting, finance, economics and other related fields to discuss their latest work. More

Coming Up

Effects of Corporate and Business Provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Thursday June 6, 2019

Sponsored by UNC Kenan-Flagler School of Business and the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. More


Latest Research

Tax Reform Made Me Do It!

November 29, 2018

This paper examines corporations’ actions, and statements about actions, following the tax law change known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). Specifically, we examine four different outcomes — bonuses (or other actions that benefit workers), announcements of new investments, share repurchases, and dividend announcements. More