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COVID-19 and Financial Reporting: 5 Things to Know

June 4, 2020

As the upheaval brought on by the coronavirus continues, the fallout has affected how accounting firms carry out financial statement audits, as well as how companies manage taxes, asset valuation, loan loss reserves, and more. WSB's Dan Wangerin shares five things to know about COVID-19 and financial reporting.

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Will Tangible Rewards Make Your Employees Work Harder? It Depends

June 18, 2019

Advocates often claim that tangible rewards—vouchers, merchandise, gift cards—are more effective employee motivators than cash. Associate Professor Willie Choi tests this theory using the three most commonly cited differences between tangible and cash rewards, and explains why the former isn’t a surefire way to keep employee motivation soaring.

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Video: Dan Lynch a Featured Expert on Tax Policy Center Panel

June 7, 2019

WSB's Dan Lynch weighed in on the effects of 2017's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act during a conference sponsored by the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and the University of North Carolina Tax Center.

Anatomy of HQ2: A Discussion About Amazon, Subsidies, and Spin-Outs

April 23, 2019

In a panel facilitated by Jonathan O'Connell, a Washington Post reporter and WSB's Business Writer in Residence, WSB faculty members discuss the pros, cons, and complications of Amazon's aborted move to New York City.

CEOs and Tax Payment: Too Much Is More Than Enough (To Get You Fired)

April 18, 2017

In October 1999,The Wall Street Journal  featured an article on new Xerox head Richard Thoman: “CEO Finds Jam in Xerox Machine; What Successful Model Will He Copy?” Within six months, Thoman was ousted. The Journal  …

WSB Faculty Weigh In on Big-League Changes to Tax, Trade, and Regulations

March 29, 2017

Issues around tax, trade, regulation, and corporate governance fluctuate with every changing of the guard in Washington. With a new administration in the White House, Wisconsin School of Business faculty are keeping pace with the …

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