Between 1992 and 2001, there was a series of tax research conferences and workshops. Out of these events, informal contacts were made which resulted in the formation of the Tax Research Network. Those early conferences and workshops were supported by the P.D. Leake Trust (a charity associated with the Centre for Business Performance of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) and Warwick Business School. Since 2002, continuing grant support from the P. D. Leake Trust, as well as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Chartered Institute of Taxation and the IFA Congress Trust, makes possible a range of continuing Tax Research Network activities, and in particular, our annual conference.
Academic tax research can be an isolated activity; researchers are spread very thinly across business schools, law faculties, economics departments and beyond. Activities and events that bring this dispersed group together for co-operative, constructive research are very valuable indeed. The tax researchers who have participated in these events are grateful to the sponsors for enabling them to meet and discuss their research in progress and ideas for future research.
ProfessorJane Frecknall-Hughes – University of Hull Email
Dr Dominic de Cogan University of Cambridge Email
Lynda Burkinshaw – University of Sheffield Email
Professor Penelope Tuck – University of Birmingham
The steering group consists of the Executive (above) and the following :
Professor Rebecca Boden – University of Roehampton
Professor Lynne Oats – University of Exeter Email
Professor Kevin Holland – Cardiff University Email
Professor John Hasseldine – University of New Hampshire Email
Dr Simon James – University of Exeter Email
Professor Andrew Lymer – Birmingham University Email
Dr Emer Mulligan – National University of Ireland, Galway
David Massey – University of Central Lancashire Email
Sara Closs-Stacey – Bangor Business School, University of Wales, Bangor PhD Student Representative