Selected Publications

  • Rupert, T., Anderson, K., Pope, T. (2018). Pearson’s Federal Taxation, 2019 edition. Prentice Hall.
  • Noga, T., Rupert, T. (2017). Reducing Written Communication Apprehension in Tax Students. Advances in Accounting Education, 21, 57-98.
  • Jurney, S., Rupert, T., Wartick, M. (2017). Generational Differences in Perceptions of Tax Fairness and Attitudes Towards Compliance. Advances in Taxation, 167-201.
  • Rupert, T., Yang, S. (2017). Tax Depreciation Benefits Related to Realty: An Update on Recent Changes. Journal of Property Management, 82(5), 14-17.
  • Cenedella, D., Goldman, W., Rupert, T. (2016). The PATH Act of 2015: Increasing the Certainty for Federal Tax Extenders Legislation. SumNews(May 2016), 22-25.
  • Morrow, M., Rupert, T. (2015). The Effect of Federal-State Conformity on Taxpayer Decisions. Advances in Taxation, 22, 37-73.
  • Rupert, T., O’Kelly, P., Ginsberg, L. (2015). Everything Old is New Again: An Update on Recent Federal Income Tax Legislation. SumNews(Winter II), 4-8.
  • Morrow, M., Rupert, T., Zullo, R. (2013). Analysis of Rev Proc 2013-13: Safe Harbor Option for the Home Office Deduction. The Tax Adviser(August 2013), 522-529
  • Zullo, R., Morrow, M., Rupert, T. (2013). Rev Proc 2013-13: A New Option for the Home Office Deduction. The Tax Adviser, American Institute of CPAs.
  • Hogan, B., Maroney, J., Rupert, T. (2013). The Relation Among Voice Value, Policy Outcome and Intensity of Support on Fairness Assessments of Tax Legislation. Journal of American Taxation Association, 35(1), 85-109.
  • Falsetta, D., Rupert, T., Wright, A. (2013). The Relation between the Timing and Direction of Tax Changes and Investment in Risky Assets. The Accounting Review, 499-520.

Selected Presentations

  • Rupert, T., Northeast Region of the American Accounting Association, “Editor Panel: Accounting Education Journals,” American Accounting Association, Quincy, MA. (October 15, 2016).
  • Moore, R. (Presenter & Author), Rupert, T. (Author Only), Davis, A. B. (Author Only), ABO MidYear Meeting, “The Effect of Tax Expense Management and CSR Ratings on Investor Perceptions of Firm Value.,” Accounting, Behavior, and Organizations of the AAA, Albuquerque, NM. (October 8, 2016).
  • Moore, R. (Presenter & Author), Rupert, T. (Author Only), Davis, A. B. (Author Only), Behavioral Tax Symposium, “The Impact of Tax Information in CSR Supplemental Reports,” George Mason University, Reston, VA. (June 4, 2016).
  • Moore, R. (Presenter & Author), Rupert, T. (Author Only), Davis, A. B. (Author Only), ATA Midyear Meeting, “The Effect of Tax Expense Management and CSR Ratings on Investor Evaluations of Equity Value,” American Taxation Association, Orlando, FL. (February 27, 2016).
  • Rupert, T., Northeast Region of the American Accounting Association, “Editor Panel: Accounting Education Journals,” American Accounting Association, Providence, RI. (October 24, 2015).

Education

  • PhD in Accounting, Pennsylvania State University
  • MS in Taxation, University of Akron, Ohio
  • BS in Accounting, University of Akron, Ohio

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Rupert’s research interests include cognitive and decision making processes of taxpayers and tax practitioners. His research uses behavioral methodologies to examine the impact of changes in the structure of the tax system on decision making and fairness perceptions.

Services to the Profession

Professor Rupert is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of the American Taxation Association, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Advances in Taxation, and Advances in Behavioral Accounting Research.

Awards & Recognition

  • Hall of Fame for the Northeast Region of the American Accounting Association (2012)
  • Teacher of the Year Hall of Fame, Beta Gamma Sigma (April, 2008)
  • Teacher of the Year, Beta Gamma Sigma (April, 2008)