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Faculty and Staff Profile

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).