• The TCJA Effects Tracker: What Do We Know About the Effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act?

    On December 22, 2017, the U.S. tax code was dramatically changed when what is commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was signed into law. As tax scholars, we have a keen interest in knowing how the TCJA will change the world.

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July 17, 2019

Call for Papers: 22nd Annual UNC Tax Symposium


Recent News & Media

Hoopes Weighs in On Trump Tax Records

October 07, 2019

Kenan-Flagler Business School professor and UNC Tax Center Research Director Jeff Hoopes comments on the intricacies of interpreting the president’s tax records if the push to release them ever comes to shove. Hoopes was quoted in this NPR article, which has been posted by more than 50 media outlets so far. More

Coming Up

Leadership Council Meeting

Thursday October 24, 2019

This event is Invitation Only. The UNC Tax Center Leadership Council is a distinguished group of industry leaders and alumni who provide support and strategic input to center leadership. Council members offer insights and ideas for new event programming, help expand key industry partnerships to support student-facing and other center activities, advise on tax curriculum issues for the MAC program and help in other ways to develop and execute the center’s mission. More


Write-Off: The Tax Blog

Don’t Politicize the FASB! A Plea from the Accounting Academy

October 14, 2019

Andrew Belnap, Scott Dyreng and I recently wrote the following letter to the FASB, which was cosigned by about 45 accounting professors. The full letter, and list of cosigners, can be seen here. We wrote it after reading several of the letters here, many of which suggested we should have public country-by-country reporting because it would help to enforce the tax law. We disagree that this is a valid reason to have public country-by-country reporting, as we write below: More