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Jeffrey L. Hoopes

Research Director, UNC Tax Center and Professor of Accounting

Jeff Hoopes is a Professor of Accounting at the University of North Carolina and the Research Director of the UNC Tax Center. Jeff received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Michigan. He is a CPA in the State of Colorado.
Jeff teaches Taxes and Business Strategy and Accounting and Public Policy to graduate and undergraduate students.
He conducts research related to corporate taxation, and his research focuses on the intersection of accounting, public economics, and finance. He has published in academic research outlets such as the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, The Economic Journal, National Tax Journal, etc., has written opinion pieces published in media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and The Hill, has published in practitioner outlets such as the CPA Journal and Tax Notes, and his work has been cited in media outlets such as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Forbes, CNN, NPR, Fortune, Washington Post, Time, The Atlantic, Bloomberg and USA Today.
Jeff has testified before Congress, advised the Congressional Budget Office and worked on joint research projects with the Internal Revenue Service.
He files married filing jointly, and claims 5 child tax credits.