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About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and flex MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, business master’s, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

Smith School Tax Expert Weighs in on Baltimore Orioles Sale

Spring brings baseball and taxes: Baltimore Orioles navigate $1.725 billion sale amid tax intricacies. David Rubenstein’s acquisition strategy aims to maximize tax benefits. IRS scrutiny looms over potential installment sale complications. Samuel Handwerger's expert insights reveal the complexities of estate planning and tax-saving strategies.

Smith’s Justice for Fraud Victims Offering Pro Bono Control Risk Assessment for Nonprofits, Small Firms

Justice for Fraud Victims (JFV) at UMD offers pro bono risk assessments for small businesses and nonprofits. Led by Samuel Handwerger, CPA-supervised assessments identify control weaknesses, providing pragmatic solutions without budget increases. Launched in 2023, JFV engages students in real fraud cases, supported by local law enforcement.

21 Smith School Professors Named Among Top 2% Scholars Worldwide

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business faculty shapes future leaders in classrooms and drives global impact through groundbreaking research. Recently, 21 professors were ranked among the top 2% most-cited scholars worldwide by Elsevier. Explore their influential contributions elevating knowledge and inspiring the next generation of business leaders.

TerpTax Resumes Free Tax Preparation Services

TerpTax, a free tax service at the University of Maryland, caters to students and low-to-mid-income individuals. Under the direction of Smith Accounting Lecturer Samuel Handwerger, a CPA with a master’s in taxation, it specializes in international student returns. Appointments available until April 15, 2024, offer valuable tax filing assistance.

Smith School Announces New Positions and Titles for Faculty Members

With the start of the spring 2024 semester comes new titles and positions for faculty members at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

‘Collective Action’ a Focus of the 19th Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective

University of Maryland researchers and the U.S. Attorney for Maryland described the significance of cybersecurity as a collective action, as part of the 19th Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective.

Cybersecurity Risk: A Technology Problem Requiring an Economic Solution

By Lawrence A. Gordon, EY Professor of Managerial Accounting and Information AssuranceRepublished with permission from Dataquest Magazine

Earnings Reports Aren't Just for Investors – Consumers Care, Too

Publicly traded companies’ quarterly earnings announcements aren’t just for investors – consumers are also absorbing earnings news and making purchasing decisions accordingly, finds new research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The research, from Michael Kimbrough, accounting professor and area chair of Smith’s accounting and information assurance department, looks at how stakeholders beyond investors respond to earnings reports and what that means for firms.

Smith Secures $150K for AI Initiative for Capital Market Research

GRF CPAs & Advisors has awarded $150,000 to the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to seed an AI Initiative for Capital Market Research.

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