Student organization offers free tax assistance

According to a 2013 Quinnipiac survey, approximately two-thirds of Americans find the federal income tax system to be too complicated, and therefore resort to outsourcing the work of filing to a third party. More often than not, those who choose this option pay hefty fees for the convenience of having their taxes prepared for them. […]

Why the Flat Tax Is More Popular Than Ever

The simple levy hasn’t been this talked about since 1996 More progressivity means more progress. Especially after 2008. That’s the Democratic tax philosophy seven autumns after the financial crisis. Voters are still frustrated by the arbitrary quality of the rescues and the uneven quality of the recovery. So Hillary Clinton proposes increases in capital-gains-tax rates […]

Examining the Tax Fairness Partisan Divide: Professor Michael Roberts Wins Innovative Research Award

In August, Accounting Professor Michael Roberts and Theresa Roberts, a Master of Science in Accounting student, won the Innovative Research Award for the 20th Annual Symposium on Ethics Research in Accounting, presented by the American Accounting Association (AAA).  The award was made jointly by the Professionalism and Ethics Committee and by the Public Interest Section […]

Research by Dr. Michael Roberts Featured Across News Sites

After you make a purchase, do you notice the sales tax printed on the receipt? What would happen if that amount increased?  Based upon the newest research from Dr. Michael Roberts, Director of the Accounting Program at the University of Colorado, in collaboration with Dr. Cynthia Blanthorne of the University of Rhode Island, you might […]

New Graduate Course: Accounting for Income Taxes

It’s tax season and income taxes continue to be a significant element of almost every company’s financial statements. Understanding how the impacts of complex tax laws are reported in the financial statements is critical to making informed business decisions. To assist decision makers, the MS Taxation Program at the University of Colorado Denver Business School […]

Big Data, Big Tax Code

New MS programs in Taxation and Business Analytics prepare students for fast-growing fields Inspired teaching can make all the difference. Matt Kelsall noticed this last summer when he took a Management of Operations class from Business Analytics Professor Gary Kochenberger, PhD. The material was complicated, but thanks to Kochenberger’s enthusiasm and skill, Kelsall grew more […]

CU Denver Business School’s MS in Taxation Perfect for Working Professional

Taxes. “Everyone has to pay them and they’re fairly complicated,” said Eric Zinn, director of the Master of Science in Taxation degree program at University of Colorado Business School and owner of a private tax law practice. “The tax code is changing all the time because there are always new laws coming into effect.” CU […]