Jeri K. Seidman

Assistant Professor of Commerce
Accounting

+1 434-924-8976
Office: 
310
Education: 
Ph.D., Accounting, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.Acc., Case Western Reserve University
B.A., Accounting and B.S., Management Science, Case Western Reserve University
Areas of Expertise: 
Accounting
Income taxation
Financial reporting of income tax
Professional Activities: 

Professor Seidman has expertise in income tax and financial reporting. Her research focuses on federal income taxation of firms, including the effect of changes in tax rates on firms’ financial reporting of income taxes, constraints against international income tax minimization, and strategic interactions between revenue authorities and firms. Professor Seidman’s work has been presented at a number of national conferences and she serves on the editorial board of The Journal of the American Taxation Association.

Professor Seidman was a faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin before joining the McIntire School. At The University of Texas, she taught "Introduction to Taxation" and was awarded the McCombs School of Business CBA Foundation Teaching Award for Assistant Professors. Before earning her Ph.D., Professor Seidman worked for Deloitte & Touche in various roles related to income taxation, including income tax compliance and corporate income tax software consulting. Professor Seidman holds an Ohio CPA certification. 

Selected Publications:

"Unprofitable Affiliates and Income Shifting Behavior," The Accounting Review, 2017 (with L. De Simone and K. Klassen).

“Equity Compensation and Tax Avoidance: Disentangling Managerial Incentives from Tax Benefits and Reexamining the Effect of Shareholder Rights,” Journal of the American Taxation Association, forthcoming (with B. Stomberg).

“Conflicting Transfer Pricing Incentives and the Role of Coordination,” Contemporary Accounting Research, forthcoming (with J. Blouin and L. Robinson).

“When are Enhanced Relationship Tax Compliance Programs Mutually Beneficial?” The Accounting Review, 2013 (with L. De Simone and R. Sansing).

“Deferred Tax Positions and Incentives for Corporate Behavior around Corporate Tax Changes,” National Tax Journal, 2011 (with J. M. Poterba and N. S. Rao).