Accounting

How the College Admissions Scandal Is Rocking Foundations

Of all of the potential repercussions of the college admissions scandals – expulsions, arrests, tougher scrutiny on admissions practices – this one you probably didn’t see coming.

Apr 25, 2019
Do Lenders Care When Your Auditor Gets Sued?

Financial auditors risk being sued for substandard performance. Their clients also face exposure, but differently, new Maryland Smith research shows.

Mar 21, 2019
How Can Investors Reduce Uncertainty?

Companies reveal information about risk and uncertainty at peer firms when they issue earnings announcements.

Mar 16, 2019
This Is the Car You’ll Wish You Bought at Tax Time

In the market for a new car in 2019? Hoping to buy a plug-in hybrid or full electric vehicle for the tax credit? They don't all qualify, warns Maryland Smith's Samuel Handwerger. 

Jan 23, 2019
Survive Holiday Travel, With Tips From the Experts

Maryland Smith faculty share their best travel hacks, from traveling early to the best ways to tolerate traffic, to make your holidays easier.

Nov 15, 2018
Two Things You Should Do This Year To Save Money on Taxes

It’s probably never too soon to start thinking about tax season. Particularly this year, says Maryland Smith’s Samuel Handwerger.

Nov 14, 2018
How a 4-Day Workweek Story Went Viral

A recent four-day workweek trial program at a small New Zealand company drew a disproportionately large amount of outside interest. This is why.

Jul 31, 2018
Capital Gains Tax: Are We Doing It Wrong?

Maybe there's something fundamentally flawed about the way the IRS calculates capital gains. The Smith School's Samuel Handwerger discusses the merits of indexing.

Jul 23, 2018
What To Know About the Supreme Court's Sales Tax Decision

In a rare move this week, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned its own ruling, with a 5-4 decision that allows states to collect sales tax from out-of-state retailers who sell to their in-state residents.

Jun 21, 2018
A Last-Ditch Plan To Avoid Paying Taxes

Sometimes the solution to a problem falls into a tax preparer's lap, the Smith School's Samuel Handwerger says. And sometimes that solution is a traditional Individual Retirement Account (IRA).

Apr 04, 2018

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