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Editor: Paul L. Caron, Dean
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Saturday, June 17, 2017

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Friday, May 26, 2017

The Last Weekly Tax Highlight And Roundup?

TaxProf Blog LogoOn August 1, 2016, I announced that, due to my growing other commitments, I was reducing the amount of time that I devote to TaxProf Blog by dropping my weekly tax, legal education, SSRN, and student tax note roundups.  Happily, Joe Kristan took over the weekly tax roundup, Scott Fruehwald took over the weekly legal education roundup, and David Gamage (Indiana), Ari Glogower (Ohio State), Daniel Hemel (Chicago), and Erin Scharff (Arizona State) took over the weekly SSRN roundup — and frankly have done better jobs than I did. (Regrettably, no one volunteered to take over the weekly student tax note roundup and it remains dormant.) 

As Joe describes below, this is the 31st and last installment of his weekly tax roundup on TaxProf Blog.  On behalf of all of my readers, I thank Joe for sharing his great work with us.  Joe belongs on the Mount Rushmore of tax bloggers.  We will miss him greatly. 

As I get ready to assume the Pepperdine deanship on June 1 (more here, here, here, here, and here), I am struggling to fulfill my commitment to continue TaxProf Blog.  If you are a law professor who has found TaxProf Blog a helpful resource and would like to help it continue by contributing legal education or tax content on a regular basis, please email me.

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May 26, 2017 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Tax Roundup | Permalink | Comments (1)

Saturday, May 6, 2017

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Monday, May 1, 2017

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May 1, 2017 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax | Permalink | Comments (0)

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May 1, 2017 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax | Permalink | Comments (0)

Saturday, April 29, 2017

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Future Of TaxProf Blog

Pepperdine Law School (2016)ABA Journal, Popular Blogger and Scholar Tapped as Pepperdine Law Dean; He Plans to Keep Blogging:

Paul L. Caron, a professor at Pepperdine School of Law, has been selected as its new dean. The tax law scholar also blogs at TaxProf Blog, and owns and publishes the Law Professor Blogs Network.

Besides tax matters, the Tax Prof Blog also has many posts on various challenges in legal education. In 2016, National Jurist named Caron the third most influential person in legal education.

Caron has not shied away from posting about controversial topics in legal education, including bar passage rates in California and elsewhere. When asked if he plans to continue blogging as dean, Caron said yes.

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

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Monday, January 30, 2017

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Monday, January 23, 2017

A 'Snow Day' In Malibu

Snow DayAfter a weekend of historic rains in Southern California, Pepperdine cancelled classes today, throwing a monkey wrench into the planned inaugural presentation by Adam Chodorow in our 2017 Tax Policy Workshop Series.  Since my wife and I had already purchased the food for the post-presentation lunch, we opened up our home for lunch with hardy students who ventured to campus and faculty who live on campus.  We ended up having a delightful break in our workdays, reminiscent of the glorious "snow" days of a boy growing up in Boston and of a father raising two children in Cincinnati.  I previously blogged how the wonder of snow days gives way as we grow older, captured by my amazing daughter in this touching article for her high school newspaper:

I almost wish I didn't have these snow days off school.  It was depressing sitting in my house all day, working away to meet adult-like goals rather than simply enjoying the unexpected free time to play in the snow or sled like I did when I was younger. ...

And so the sleds lay dormant in our garage.  Each member of the family worked quietly and separately in different rooms.  Our driveway even lacked the telltale crunched-in snow footprints left by excited children running around in the snow.  Now, the snow seems more of a nuisance than an actual blessing. ...

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January 23, 2017 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax | Permalink | Comments (1)

Saturday, January 14, 2017

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Sunday, January 1, 2017

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Saturday, December 31, 2016

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

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Saturday, October 29, 2016

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The 100 Most Influential People In Tax And Accounting

Accounting Today CoverI am honored to be included on the list of Accounting Today's 100 Most Influential People in Tax and Accounting for the eleventh consecutive year:

A prolific blogger, Caron’s widely read site thoroughly covers the latest developments in the field of tax, particularly with his ongoing coverage of the scandal involving IRS employees’ extra scrutiny of tax-exempt applications from conservative groups. Caron also blogs extensively about issues related to academia.

Accounting Today also mentioned tax bloggers in its discussion of Just a Few More ...:

We need to find a way to cram more people into the Top 100, because new and interesting people keep rising up to change the profession. Until we can get 150 or so people into a 100-person list, however, we offer our annual list of Ones to Watch — men and women whose influence is waxing, and whom we’ll be keeping an eye on. ...

While we’ve long noted the influence of tax blogger Paul Caron, many others are now using the blogosphere to share tax information, analysis, insights and, occasionally, humor. This year we’re going to cite two, both of whom appear on Forbes.com: WithumSmith+Brown partner Anthony Nitti (who also writes on taxes for many other outlets, and frequently teaches well-received CPE courses), and Kelly Phillips Erb, a tax lawyer whose Tax Girl blog draws lots of eyeballs. And while we’re on the subject of taxes, you might want to keep an eye on Howard Gleckman, a fellow at the Tax Policy Center think tank, whose thoughts on tax policy are often sought after by the mainstream media.

I am honored to be on the Top 100 list with such high-powered people in the tax and accounting worlds, including:

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Saturday, September 3, 2016

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

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Saturday, August 27, 2016

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Jayne Caron (M.D. 2020, NYU)

My beloved, brilliant, and beautiful daughter Jayne launched her medical career today:

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Jayne is named after my sister, who died shortly after birth. My late mother, a secretary at a nursing school, absolutely loved the medical profession.  Shortly before my mother died in 1992, my pregnant wife and I told her we were going to name our daughter Jayne.  My mother would be bursting with pride and gratitude today, as Jayne's parents and brother are.  For more on my journey with my amazing daughter, see:

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Saturday, August 6, 2016

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