Tax Exchange Cases

Introductory Taxation

Types of Income

Advanced Taxation

Change in Accounting Method

Retirement Income Planning

Corporate Taxation

Bootstrap Purchase and Sale of a Business

Debt/Equity Issues in an International Context

Partnership Taxation
S Corporation Taxation
Estate and Gift Taxation
Tax Research

S Corporations

Property Dispositions by Individual Taxpayers

Expensing versus Capitalization of Business Expenditures

Business Taxation Planning

Taxation Over Time and Tax Clienteles

Goodwill in Mergers and Acquisitions

Trademarks and Goodwill in Mergers and Acquisitions

Multinational Taxation

Income Shifting using a Sales-leaseback Transaction

Income Tax Footnotes

Revaluing deferred tax items

Stock Option Compensation

International Taxation

Business Combinations



Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award Winners

2013 Anne Christensen, Montana State University

2012 Thomas Omer, Texas A&M University

2011 Ed Schnee, University of Alabama

2010 Shelley Rhoades-Catanach, VillanovaUniversity

2009 Bryan Cloyd,Virginia Tech

2008 Gene Seago,Virginia Tech

2007 John O. Everett, Virginia CommonwealthUniversity

2006 Douglas A. Shackelford, University of NorthCarolina, Chapel Hill

2005 Terry Shevlin, University of Washington

2004 Edmund Outslay, Michigan State University

2003 Silvia Madeo, University of Georgia

2002 Anna Fowler, University of Texas

2001 Jack Kramer, University of Florida

2000 Sally Jones, University of Virginia

1999 James E. Wheeler, University of Michigan

1998 No award made

1997 Jane O. Burns, Texas Tech University

1996 N. Allen Ford, University of Kansas

1995 G. Fred Streuling, Brigham Young University

1994 Donald H. Skadden, University of Michigan

1993 Ray M. Sommerfeld, University of Texas atAustin

Letter from the President

To ATA Members and Visitors,

If you attended the AAA Annual Meeting you know we had an excellent ATA representation in research sessions and panels.  I want to thank Steven Savoy (Chair), Andrew Finley (Vice Chair), and the 33 members of the Annual Meeting Program Committee for all of their work in planning this program.  By all accounts it was a huge success!  Thanks to each of you for your service.

If you did not attend the AAA/ATA Business Meeting, all ATA committee reports are finalized and should be available on the website soon.  Please take a few moments to review them and apprise yourself.

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The 35th Annual American Taxation Association (ATA) Midyear Meeting

February 23-25, 2023
The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC

We promise a diverse and cutting-edge program in the heart of our nation’s capital!  Please join us in fostering lifelong CONNECTIONS and experiencing new LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES. The 2023 Midyear Meeting Planning Committee is planning a great program.


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