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Building Bridges Between Tax Scholars, Policymakers and Practitioners

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Congratulations Mary Margret Frank!


Congratulations to Mary Margaret Frank (’92 MAC, ’99 Ph.D.), senior associate dean for faculty development at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, and UNC Tax Center Academic Fellow, for being selected as the next dean of Kenan-Flagler Business School.


Does the Tax System Favor Superstar Firms?


John Gallemore, Research Scholar, UNC Tax Center and Ed Maydew, Senior Executive Director, UNC Tax Center investigate the assumption that “superstar firms” have tax advantages relative to other firms. John presented their research at the London Business School Accounting Symposium on June 15-16. Read more


In Over Our Head: The Debt Ceiling and Taxes


Is Our Debt Ceiling Problem a Tax Problem? Jeff Hoopes, Research Director of the UNC Tax Center, provides his commentary around how the debt ceiling crisis interacts with tax and fiscal policy.
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Save the Date


2023 UNC Tax Summit


Friday, November 3, 2023 • The Friday Center - Chapel Hill, NC


Our keynote speaker will be Internal Revenue Service Commissioner, Danny Werfel. Learn more


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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