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Building Bridges Between Tax Scholars, Policymakers and Practitioners


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Early Bird Registration has started for the 2023 UNC TAX SUMMIT!


Join us Friday, November 3rd from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Friday Conference Center. This continuing education event is for accountants and lawyers to earn 8.4 CPE and/or 7 CLE credits. Our keynote speaker will be the Internal Revenue Service Commissioner, Danny Werfel. Learn more ›


Welcome Back, Dean Frank!


On August 15th, Triple Tar Heel and UNC Tax Center Academic Fellow, Mary Margaret Frank started as the dean of the Kenan-Flagler Business School.


Welcome Back Margot Howard!


We are excited to welcome Margot Howard as our newest UNC Tax Center Research Scholar! Margot returns to UNC as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Accounting after earning her PhD in 2015. Margot’s research interests include how tax policy relates to investment, financing, and reporting decisions. This upcoming year she will teach financial accounting courses to undergraduate and MAC students.


Raising less revenue than originally hoped


Jeff Hoopes, Research Director of the UNC Tax Center, was quoted in The Washington Post recently about his warning to Congress that its vision of the new corporate minimum tax may not translate to good policy. Read more


The Tax Foundation’s annual staff meeting


As part of his role as a member of the Board of Advisors to The Tax Foundation, Jeff Hoopes, Research Director of the UNC Tax Center, presented at The Tax Foundation’s annual staff meeting as the keynote lunch speaker in Washington DC. He spoke about the role of tax academics in public policy and on taxing book income.




August 16, 2023 was the 1st CAMT-versary (Corporate Alternative Minimum Tax). Listen to the recent Tax Chats podcast: Happy (?) Birthday, IRA!!! Read more


Save the Date


2024 UNC Tax Symposium


April 12-13, 2024 • Rizzo Center - Chapel Hill, NC


Papers should be well developed, but at a stage where they can still benefit from the group’s discussion. Please submit an electronic PDF version of the well-developed paper no later than December 15, 2023 to:


Contact Us › UNC Tax Center


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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