University of Illinois/Deloitte Tax Symposium XVI

Conference date

27 Sep 2019


Chicago, Illinois


Call For Papers
University of Illinois/Deloitte Tax Symposium XVI

The Sixteenth Symposium on Tax Research sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Deloitte Tax LLP will be held in Chicago, Illinois, on Friday, September 27, 2019 (evening reception on Thursday, September 26). The goal of the Symposium is to bring together scholars, practitioners, and regulators working on current issues in taxation. For examples of prior successful programs, please visit the Symposium website:

A Doctoral Consortium will precede the Symposium on Thursday, September 26 in the afternoon. The aim of the Consortium is to help develop doctoral students' presentation and critical thinking skills in an informative and collaborative environment.

TOPICS: The organizers encourage submission of theoretical, archival, experimental, field, and survey studies, as well as suggestions from practitioners and regulators, on broad issues in taxation. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Tax uncertainty, tax avoidance, and tax risk
- Taxes in a changing economic, regulatory, and fiscal environment
- Corporation, manager, and auditor responses to tax issues
- The informativeness of taxes to investors and financial regulators
- Taxes in domestic and international settings
- Taxpayer behavior and judgment processes
- The current and evolving duties of tax administrators and policymakers.

PAPER SUBMISSIONS: The deadline for paper submissions is May 28, 2019. Selections will be completed by June 28, 2019. Paper submissions with doctoral student authors will also be considered for the Doctoral Consortium (unless authors designate otherwise upon submission). Please email a PDF or MS Word version to For inquiries, contact:

Michael Donohoe, Chair