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Does the Tax System Favor Superstar Firms?


John Gallemore, Research Scholar, Ed Maydew, Senior Executive Director and UNC Tax Center investigate the assumption that “superstar firms” have tax advantages relative to other firms. Read their surprising results.


2023 UNC Tax Symposium


The 26th Annual UNC Tax Symposium sponsored by the KPMG Foundation will occur on April 28-29. This event, which is sponsored by the KPMG Foundation and the James C. and Ethel M. Crone Fund in Tax Excellence, will bring together tax scholars and practitioners from different areas who share a common interest in tax research. CPA’s attending the event in person can earn up to 9.4 CPE credits. Learn more


Federal Corporate Tax Enforcement and Local Business Activity


John Gallemore, Research Scholar, UNC Tax Center and Martin Jacob, Professor of Business Taxation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management explore the impact of tax enforcement for business activity, and in particular how it varies across regions. Read more


Interesting Tax Fact


Tax avoidance has been in existence for a very long time. In the 16th century, the Dutch were taxed on the width of their house. Today, you can travel to Amsterdam and admire the unique and famously narrow houses that were built specifically to pay as little as possible in taxes. Read More


Save the Date


UNC Tax Summit a continuing education event for accountants and lawyers will be Friday, November 3, 2023 at The Friday Conference Center, Chapel Hill, NC.


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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