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Thomas Lester Dickens

Alumni Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Accounting


Office: 300 Sirrine Hall
Phone: 864-356-2823
Fax: 864-656-4892
Email: DICKENT@clemson.edu

 


 Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Accounting
    Texas A & M University 1983
  • MBA Accounting
    Virginia Commonwealth University 1977
  • BA History and English
    University of Richmond 1968

Courses Taught

  • Tax Research -- MPAcc class.
  • Special Topics / International Taxation -- MPAcc class.
  • Flowthrough Entities -- MPAcc class.
  • Business Taxation -- MPAcc class.
  • Business Taxation -- undergraduate class.
  • Individual Income Taxation -- undergraduate class.
  • Intermediate Accounting -- undergraduate class.

Profile

Assistant Professor, Longwood College (VA), 1977-1980. Assistant Professor, LSU, 1983 - 1984. Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Alumni Distinguished Professor, Clemson University, 1984 - 2012, Alumni Distinguished Emeritus Professor, 2012 - 2020. College Graduate Teaching Award, SC Accounting Educator of Year Award. Have served on various professional, university, college, and school committees. Clemson University MPAcc Coordinator, 1999 - 2011.

Research Interests

  • Federal income taxation generally, Federal entity taxation specifically, Federal income taxation research methodology.

Research Publications

  • "Liabilities and the Relocation Management Company." Real Estate Law Journal. Fall 2008. With Steve Cash and Megan Mowrey.
  • "Revised Section 6694 Tax Preparer Penalty." Practical Tax Strategies. September 2009. With Steve Cash and Megan Mowrey.
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protection Limited by Recent Decisions." William and Mary Business Law Review. April 2010. With Steve Cash and Megan Mowrey.
  • REASONABLE COMPENSATION FOR S CORPORATION SHAREHOLDER-EMPLOYEES, Tom Dickens and Judson Jahn, Practical Tax Strategies (Vol. 94, 2015).
  • MINIMIZING THE IMPACT OF THE PASSIVE ACTIVITY RULES AS A REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONAL, Judson Jahn and Tom Dickens, Practical Tax Strategies (Vol. 100, 2018).
  • MINIMIZING THE IMPACT OF THE PASSIVE ACTIVITY RULES AS A REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONAL, Reprinted, Real Estate Taxation (Vol. 45, 2018).
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