In the Media

Apple’s $38 Billion Tax Bill? The Company Has Eight Years to Pay

Jan 25, 2018 // Cites research by Leslie Robinson and her coauthors Jennifer Blouin and Linda Krull, in an article about multinationals planning to repatriate foreign earnings and the tax bills they will face as a result. Robinson, Blouin, and Krull found that multinationals hold just over half of their “permanently reinvested” foreig
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Public Shaming of Big Companies Not as Big a Deal as You'd Think, but Not Going Away Anytime Soon

Jun 26, 2017 // Leslie Robinson discusses a new working paper which looks at the effects of large-scale public disclosure of corporate tax information in Australia.
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The U.S. Tax Code: Love It, Leave It, or Reform It!

Jul 22, 2014 // Leslie Robinson gives a witness testimony during the U.S. Senate hearing of the current U.S. system of international taxation.
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Best 40-Under-40 Professor Leslie Robinson

Feb 12, 2014 // Students say she, "brings accounting to life."
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The 40 best B-School professors under 40

Feb 12, 2014 // Poets&Quants recognizes rising stars who represent elite schools from around the world and have excelled in research while overcoming the green-professor label in the classroom.
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The Best 40 B-School Profs Under the Age of 40

Feb 15, 2011 // Poets and Quants searched near and far to uncover this remarkable group of men and women, some of whom have barely reached the age of 30, yet they have made a name for themselves as rising stars in business academia.
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External media

Research: "Is U.S. multinational dividend repatriation policy influenced by reporting incentives?" and/or "The location, composition, and investment implications of permanently reinvested earnings."

  • "Minding the book-tax gap." By Joann M. Weiner, Tax Notes International, February 2, 2009 (p. 371-375).
  • "Overseas cash and the tax games multinationals play." By Victor Fleisher, New York Times, October 3, 2012.
  • "When permanent reinvestment assertions just don't hold up." By Tammy Whitehouse, Compliance Week, November 6, 2012.
  • "Tax incentive helps multinationals pay 20% less, study finds." By Kathleen Hoffelder, CFO.com, November 12, 2012.
  • "Accounting tool keeps billions in profits overseas", By Terri Eyden, Accountingweb.com, November 15, 2012.
  • "More U.S. profits parked abroad, saving on taxes." By Scott Thurm and Kate Linebaugh, Wall Street Journal, March 10, 2013.
  • "Do multinationals abuse the indefinite reinvestment exception?" By Lee A. Sheppard, Tax Notes Today, October 21, 2013.
  • "Foreign tax reserves are 'crack cocaine' for earnings manipulation, study says." By Daniel Fisher, Forbes, October 25, 2012.
  • "Offshore profit shifting and the U.S. tax code" Memo to Members of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations from Senator Carl Levin and Senator Tom Coburn, September 20, 2012.
  • "Tax reform: Tax havens, base erosion and profit-shifting." Testimony of Prof. Edward D. Kleinbard to the U.S House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, June 13, 2013.

Research: "FIN 48 and tax compliance."

  • "Black holes, tax shelters, and other surprises - Proof by data." By Joann M. Weiner, Tax Notes International, February 11, 2008 (p. 459-464).

Research: "Understanding multidimensional tax systems."

  • "Black holes, tax shelters, and other surprises - Proof by data." By Joann M. Weiner, Tax Notes International, February 11, 2008 (p. 459-464).

Research: "Conflicting transfer pricing incentives and the role of coordination."

  • "Transfer Pricing Research Reveals Priority on Tariff Minimization" by Amy Elliot, Tax Notes Today, September 28, 2011.

Opinion: "Kastljós: Álverin koma sér hjá skattgreiðslum" by Helgi Seljan, Icelandic National Television Commentary, March 2013.

Opinion: "Casella Reports $68M Loss." Rutland Herald, June 17, 2009.

Tuck communications

Research: "Location of decision-rights within multinational firms." With P. Stocken.

Research: "Is U.S. multinational dividend repatriation policy influenced by reporting incentives?" With J. Blouin and L. Krull.

Research: "Corporate non-income-tax avoidance" Sole-authored.

Opinion: "Tax Policy and the Fiscal Cliff." December 20, 2012.