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Just BEAT It

May 12, 2021

Are firms engaging in tax planning to avoid the Base Erosion and Anti-abuse Tax (BEAT), a product of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017? WSB’s Dan Lynch explains.

Corporate Tax Case Helps WSB Students Build Competencies in Data Analytics and Tax Planning

March 3, 2021

The Bucky Company case, designed by WSB Associate Professor Stacie Laplante and doctoral student Mary Vernon, provides master's accounting students with real world data analytics skills in the tax planning process.

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State-Owned Enterprises: Study Suggests Not All of Them Are Better Taxpayers

February 25, 2021

Are all state-owned enterprises similar when it comes to tax planning? David Samuel, a doctoral student in accounting and information systems, explains based on his recent research as featured by Bloomberg.

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.

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