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James L. Wittenbach

Professor

BIO

James L. Wittenbach is a Full Professor in the Department of Accountancy since 1972. He teaches taxation courses to both graduate and undergraduate students and has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards. In 1979, Professor Wittenbach received the Most Outstanding Professor Award from the University of Notre Dame's Graduate School of Business. In 1988 and 1994, he was the recipient of the College of Business Administration's Senior Class Outstanding Teacher Award. In 1999, 2003, and 2006 he received a Kaneb Teaching Award from the University of Notre Dame for excellence in undergraduate teaching. In 2007, he was the recipient of the Master of Science in Accountancy Outstanding Professor Award.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

EDUCATION

TEACHING

  • Federal Taxation
  • Tax Research
  • Taxation of corporations and Shareholders
  • Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders

PUBLICATIONS

"Acquisition Indebtedness Can Also Qualify as Home Equity Indebtedness,"  Taxes-The Tax Magazine, 89, November, 2011, 25-28 and 53-54.

"FICA Factors for S Corporation Payments to Owner/Employees," (with Ken Milani),  Practical Tax Strategies, 75, number 6, 2005, 338-345.

"IRS Launches Assault on Frivolous Tax Evasion Schemes,"  Practical Tax Strategies, 73, Number 6, December, 2004, 359-368.

"Who Qualifies, and When, for the Parsonage Allowance for 'Ministers?'," (with Ellen Onsi Bonito),  Taxation of Exempts, 14, Number 5, March/April, 2003, 227-235.

"Charting the Interacting Provisions of the Charitable Contribution Deduction for Individuals," (with Ken Milani),  Taxation of Exempts, 13, Number 1, July/August, 2001, 22-Sep.

"Charting the Provisions of the Charitable Contribution Deduction for Corporations," (with Ken Milani),  Taxation of Exempts, 13, Number 13, Nov/Dec, 2001, 125-130.

Book Articles and Chapters

Taxation Series (Contributing Author) 2010, (with ), Cengage Learning ().

Taxation Series (Contributing Author), (2009).

Books

Taxation Series (Contributing Author), Thomson Publishing (2005).

Taxation Series (Contributing Author), ARC Publishing Company (2003).

Taxation Series (Contributing Author), ARC Publishing Company, Inc. (2001).

Taxation Series (Contributing Author), ARC Publishing Company, Inc. (2000).

Taxation Series (Contributing Author), Dame Publishing Company (1998).

PRESENTATIONS

James L Wittenbach, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Imperial Palace Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, "The Good Old Days Weren't So Great," (February23, 2008).