Amy Dunbar is an accounting professor at the University of Connecticut. Professor Dunbar earned her Ph.D. in 1989 from the University of Texas at Austin. Before that, she worked for the IRS, KPMG, and industry. Professor Dunbar currently teaches in the doctoral, MSA, and undergraduate accounting programs She has taught Introduction to Taxation, Taxation for Business Entities, Tax Research, Research for Accounting Professionals, and Data Analysis. She has received departmental and school-wide teaching awards for her teaching in UConn’s online MSA program. Professor Dunbar’s research interests are in the tax policy area, particularly the intersection of accounting and tax regulation. She is a recipient of two IRS grants to examine corporate tax aggressiveness. Her research has been published in the Journal of the American Taxation Association, the National Tax Journal, Public Finance Review, Journal of Public Economics, and Tax Notes. She is also a co-author of two Tax Management Portfolios™ relating to accounting for income taxes. In addition to her teaching and research interests, she participates actively in the American Taxation Association and received its 2008 Outstanding Service Award.
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
B.B.A., Macalester College
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
Accounting for Income Taxes: Uncertain Tax Positions (FIN 48) (Portfolio 5002)
This Portfolio provides a comprehensive analysis of FASB Interpretation No. 48, addressing the accounting for uncertainty in income taxes recognized in a company's financial statements.
Accounting for Income Taxes: Uncertain Tax Positions — Selected Topics (Portfolio 5003)
This Portfolio analyzes issues that arise due to FASB Interpretation No. 48, which addresses the accounting for uncertainty in income taxes in a company's financial statements.