American Taxation Association

2009 Mid-Year Meeting
and JATA Conference

Orlando, FL

February 20-21, 2009

Platinum Sponsors:
Deloitte LLP
Ernst & Young LLP
The KPMG Foundation
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Gold Sponsor:
Grant Thornton LLP

ATA Midyear Meeting Presentations

Date Session Presentation by
PowerPoint
Other
20-Feb CPE Tax Considerations of Switching from GAAP to IFRS Ashby T. Corum, KPMG
20-Feb CPE Taxation of Sophisticated Financial Instruments Richard Larkins, EY
20-Feb Legal Research

Book/Tax Conformity at Convergence: One Option for Corporate Tax Reform

Luttman
20-Feb Legal Research

   Discussion

Anderson
20-Feb Legal Research

Puerto Rico: U.S. Tax Haven or 51st State?

Schultz, Scott
20-Feb Legal Research

Evaluating the Accelerated Research and AMT Credits Election Under §168(k)(4)

Everett, Hennig, Raabe
20-Feb Legal Research

   Discussion

Sonnier
20-Feb JATA Conference Is U.S. Multinational Intra-Firm Dividend Policy Influenced by Capital Market Incentives? Blouin, Krull, Robinson
20-Feb JATA Conference    Discussion Hanlon
20-Feb JATA Conference Corporate Income Tax Burdens at Home and Abroad Markle, Shackelford
20-Feb JATA Conference    Discussion Klassen
20-Feb JATA Conference The Role of Client Advocacy in the Development of Tax Professionals' Advice

Bobek, Hageman, Hatfield

20-Feb JATA Conference    Discussion Schafer
20-Feb JATA Conference Evaluating the Strength of Tax Authorities: How Experience Affects the Assessment and Combination of Source and Relevance Magro, Nutter
20-Feb JATA Conference    Discussion Barrick
       
21-Feb Research by New Tax Faculty & PhD Students Cross-Jurisdictional Income Shifting:  Employing a Multi-Year Approach LaPlante, Klassen
21-Feb Research by New Tax Faculty & PhD Students    Discussion Krull
21-Feb Research by New Tax Faculty & PhD Students The Psychology of Individual Tax Evasion:  An Exploration of Personality and Social Cognition Meints, Roberts
21-Feb Research by New Tax Faculty & PhD Students    Discussion Cuccia
21-Feb Research by New Tax Faculty & PhD Students Capital Gains Tax, Supply-Driven Trading and Ownership Structure Hanlon, Pinder
21-Feb Research by New Tax Faculty & PhD Students    Discussion Seida
21-Feb Teaching Tricks & Traps for New & Experienced Teachers Taxation of Business Entities: Syllabus, Course Schedule, Survey Dunbar
21-Feb Teaching Tricks & Traps for New & Experienced Teachers

First Day Pop Quiz
Tax Ethics and Role Playing

Rupert
21-Feb Teaching Tricks & Traps for New & Experienced Teachers Understanding Employee Compensation
Teaching Tip for Applying Knowledge to Actual Compensation Plans
Falsetta
21-Feb Teaching Tricks & Traps for New & Experienced Teachers Accounting Jeopardy Fischer
21-Feb Researching Tax Questions from Different Academic Perspectives       The Saver’s Credit and Retirement Saving Behavior Engelhardt
21-Feb Researching Tax Questions from Different Academic Perspectives       Researching Tax Questions from Different
Academic Perspectives: Thoughts from a Financial Accountant / Experimental Economist
Hales
21-Feb Researching Tax Questions from Different Academic Perspectives       Taxes and Savings Robinson
21-Feb Luncheon Understanding and Managing Sales/Use
Tax in a Complex Environment
Lee Young, Disney Company
21-Feb How to Teach Specialized Tax Courses    
21-Feb Innovative Tax Research

Measuring the Impact of Tax Systems on Economic Behavior Using New Cross-Country Data

Robinson, Slemrod
21-Feb Innovative Tax Research    Discussion Paquette
21-Feb Innovative Tax Research Inventory Method Choice and Product Market Competition Guenther, Sansing
21-Feb Innovative Tax Research    Discussion Seida
21-Feb Innovative Tax Research

Minimum Taxation Concepts and Their Impact on Corporate Investment Decisions

Dahle, Sureth
21-Feb Innovative Tax Research    Discussion Harris
21-Feb Developing Assessment Tools for Assurance of Learning Assurance of Learning: Rubrics in the College of Business Christensen
21-Feb Developing Assessment Tools for Assurance of Learning Assessment Tools for AoL: Writing and Critical Thinking, with supporting Word files (zipped) Magro
21-Feb Developing Assessment Tools for Assurance of Learning MBA Assessment, 1040 Rubric, and AMT Rubric Hora
21-Feb ATA/Deloitte Teaching Award The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global World of Taxation Muehlmann
21-Feb ATA/Deloitte Teaching Award Service Learning in the Tax Curriculum Alexander, Witczak
21-Feb What the AAA Commons Can Do For You Visit the AAA Commons! (follow this link!)  
 

Chair: Marty Wartick (University of Northern Iowa)

Final Program (pdf) (as of February 15, 2009 )

Call for Papers - NEW Innovative Tax Research session
Call for Papers - New Faculty and Doctoral Research session
Call for Papers - Legal Research session

Doctoral Consortium
JATA Conference
 
Registration (Preregistration is now closed. You may still register onsite.)
  Online Registration (registration info & link to online registration)
  Mail/Fax Registration (if you aren't using online registration)
(doc format) or (pdf)
Hotel Information
Ernst &Young JATA Conference Travel Grant Application for PhD Students (pdf )

 

The Ernst & Young Foundation has generously supported PhD student attendance at the JATA conference by providing us with $5,000/year to allocate to applicants. They have done this since 2003 and have continued to commit to this generous grant.

The application deadline is Friday, January 30, 2009.  Disbursement amounts will be communicated by February 6, 2009.

General Information:

  • The chair of the New Faculty Concerns Committee will make the initial grant allocations, which will be modified/approved by the committee..
  • An individual may receive a maximum of two grants throughout their Doctoral program, total.
  • All PhD students are encouraged to apply, however students in the second and third years of their program are more likely to receive grants (students in their sixth year are unlikely to be recipients).
  • Reimbursement occurs through the AAA; if you receive a grant, you must send copies of your receipts to the AAA in order to receive it.

Directions/Notes:

  • Please use the application link: Application Form and complete the web form to apply
  • Only submit one application, you will receive an email confirmation
  • You must use a valid email with an ".edu" extension (if you are applying from a school outside of the US then please email Julia Camp directly with your information)
  • If you make a mistake then email Julia Camp
  • You will need to know your hotel and airfare costs to apply
Roommate Search Teresa Stephenson set up a google group to help ATA Midyear Meeting attendees find roommates. Click on the Roommate Search link to sign up for the group; you will see the following screen. Then sign in and apply for membership.

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