Journal of the American Taxation Association (JATA)

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The Journal of the American Taxation Association
A journal of the American Taxation Association Section of the American Accounting Association


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The Journal of the American Taxation Association promotes the study of, and the acquisition of knowledge about, taxation. Dedicated to disseminating a wide variety of tax knowledge with research that employs quantitative, analytical, experimental, and descriptive methods to address tax topics. It prints semi-annually in Spring and Fall, and is indexed in Scopus and ESCI.

Click here to view The Journal of the American Taxation Association Editorial Board. For more information on the journal and the American Taxation Association Section, please click here. For additional journal data and citation analysis, see The Journal of the American Taxation Association Journal Information Packet. 

Senior Editor:
Ryan J. Wilson
The Journal of the American Taxation Association
University of Oregon, School of Accounting, Eugene, OR, U.S.A.
E: rwilson3@uoregon.edu 

Editorial Office: JATA@aaahq.org

AAA Editorial Assistant:
David Twiddy
P: 941.556.4115
E: david.twiddy@aaahq.org 

How to Submit a Manuscript:

Step 1: Pay submission fee online (VISA, MasterCard, American Express). If you are unable to pay by credit card or have any questions, please contact the AAA Member Services Team at 941.921.7747 or info@aaahq.org. You will need your payment number when submitting to the journal. See the image below to locate the payment number.

Step 2After you receive your Order Confirmation, read the Editorial Policy and Manuscript Prep Guide to ensure your manuscript is ready for submission.

Step 3: Submit manuscript to the JATA Manuscript Submission System.

Additional Information:

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Letter from the President

To ATA Members and Visitors,

The American Taxation Association (ATA) is home to a broad group of members with interests in tax research, policy, practice, and education.  We welcome you to join us in our mission.

These are unusual times.  Our last in-person meeting was in February in Fort Worth.  Thank you to Jenny Brown, Kerry Inger, Dan Lynch for their efforts in organizing their portions of the conference weekend, as well as thanks to all those on their committees.  Then, all of a sudden, the world went virtual, with the Annual Meeting moved on-line.  But even in a virtual setting, the ATA had...

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ATA News

John Doyle Phillips, Jr.
August 7, 1958 - May 15, 2020

It is with great sadness that we share the news that John Phillips passed away on Friday, May 15, 2020. John received his BS and MPA from The University of Texas at Austin, and his PhD from The University of Iowa. He spent his entire career as a faculty member at the University of Connecticut, from 1999 until his early retirement in 2016.

John was a gifted researcher, teacher, and mentor. He was a recipient of the American Taxation Association/PricewaterhouseCoopers Outstanding Dissertation Award, the American Taxation Association (ATA)/Deloitte Innovation in Teaching Award, and served as the editor of The Journal of American Taxation Association. In 2015, he received the ATA’s Ray Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award and directed the funds to help establish an endowment for the accounting PhD program at UConn. 

Please hold Amy Dunbar, and the rest of John’s family, in your thoughts. 

To read the John's obituary please CLICK HERE.

Amy has asked that in lieu of flowers you consider a donation to the John D. Phillips Doctoral Award https://uconn.networkforgood.com/causes/7792-the-john-d-phillips-doctoral-student-award.