Tax Center UNC

Building Bridges Between Tax Scholars, Policymakers and Practitioners


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Please join us on Friday, November 3, 2023, for this continuing education event for accountants and lawyers to earn 8.4 CPE and/or 7 CLE credits. The UNC Tax Summit will take place at the Friday Conference Center located in Chapel Hill, NC from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm followed by a networking reception.


Keynote Speaker:
Danny Werfel
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner and UNC Alumnus


Confirmed Speakers:
Nita Asher,Ellen Balfrey, Richard Blumenreich, David Brunori, Scott Dyreng, Gary Hecimovich, James Holmes, Rohit Kumar, Bruce McGovern, Deanne Morton, Kevin Stults Learn more and Register ›


Congratulations, Eva Labro!


On June 1, 2023, Eva was appointed as an Editor at The Accounting Review and an Associate Editor at Journal of Accounting Research.


Impact on Tax Policy & Practice


The UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Newsletter showcases how the UNC Tax Center fulfills its unique vision by hosting yearly events where industry leaders from academia, industry, and government come together to discuss relevant tax research and its impact on tax policy and practice. Read more


Need CPE? Get CPE for listening to Tax Chats!


Most recently, Jeff Hoopes and Scott Dyreng interview trade economist Chad Bown about recent trade complications of the Inflation Reduction Act. Free CPE is available for listening to Tax Chats approximately one week after episodes are published. Visit Earmark CPE to download the free app. Go to the Tax Chats channel, register for the course, take a short quiz, and earn your CPE certificate. Earmark is NASBA certified, and, is an app which allows you to listen to many different accounting and tax podcasts, and, provides CPE for doing so (after passing a quiz). You can get a little credit for free, or, a lot of credit for a fee.


Interesting Tax Fact


Bolivia is a landlocked country because of a war over TAXES


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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