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UNC Tax Center to host CPE webcast in partnership with the AICPA


Join us on December 8, 2020, from 1-2:30 p.m. EST for Tax Policy and Planning: How States Propose to Bridge COVID-19 Revenue Shortfall. This webinar, which provides 1.5 CPE credits, is the first in a series of tax policy webcasts jointly hosted by the UNC Tax Center and the AICPA. Use promo code UNCTW1 to receive a special discounted rate of $63.20.


2021 UNC Tax Symposium Call for Papers


The UNC Tax Symposium gathers top tax scholars from accounting, economics, finance, law, and political science to discuss current tax research. Papers should be well developed, but still benefit from the group’s discussion. Papers are due no later than December 15, 2020 to Submit Here


Distinguished Research Award


The American Accounting Association awarded their Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award to Tax Center Director, Ed Maydew, PhD alumni and academic fellow, Scott Dyreng, and academic fellow, Michelle Hanlon. Their paper focused on the implications of long run corporate tax avoidance.


Leadership Council


July 29 and October 29, 2020 - The UNC Tax Center leadership council had virtual working sessions to develop new initiatives to support both the Tax Center and the UNC MAC program. Special thanks to Ed Cook, George Harrison, and Keegan Stroup for chairing the sessions.


Opportunity Zones: Incentive for new investment or reward for politically connected investors?


UNC Tax Center Research Director Jeff Hoopes and Kenan Institute Research Data Scientist Dave Fisher look to academic research to help answer this question in this latest Kenan Insight.


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UNC Kenan-Flagler established the UNC Tax Center in 2001 to build bridges between tax scholars, policymakers and practitioners who share an interest in evidence-based tax research. Leveraging partnerships with other leading universities and tax policy think tanks, the UNC Tax Center helps develop future tax researchers and provides forums for practitioners, policymakers and academics to examine important tax policy issues.

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