Kathleen DeLaney Thomas

University of North Carolina School of Law

Assistant Professor

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, 160 Ridge Road

CB #3380

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Presumptive Collection: A Prospect Theory Approach to Increasing Small Business Tax Compliance

67 Tax Law Rev. 111 (2013)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 848 (40,548)
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Tax, Tax Policy, Tax Compliance, Tax Evasion, Prospect Theory, Framing, Cash Economy, Behavioral Economics

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Taxing the Gig Economy

166 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1415 (2018), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2018
Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 747 (48,093)
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Tax, taxation, gig economy, sharing economy, 1099 economy, on-demand economy, tax policy, tax enforcement, tax administration

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The Psychic Cost of Tax Evasion

56 Boston College Law Review 617 (2015)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
University of North Carolina School of Law
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Tax Evasion, Tax Compliance, Tax Fraud, Behavioral Economics, Law & Economics, Nudges

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Revisiting the Taxation of Fringe Benefits

91 Washington Law Review 761 (2016), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2679062
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2016
Jay A. Soled and Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
Rutgers University and University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 385 (109,323)

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Income taxation, fringe benefits, tax policy

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The Case Against a Strict Liability Economic Substance Penalty

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Vol. 13, 2011
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 285 (150,493)
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tax penalties, tax shelters, economic substance

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User-Friendly Taxpaying

92 Indiana Law Journal 1509 (2017), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2660218
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2017
Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 279 (153,701)

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Tax Evasion, Tax Compliance, Behavioral Economics, Law & Economics, Nudges, Tax Policy, Tax Simplification

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Regulating Tax Return Preparation

58 Boston College Law Review 151 (2017), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2854186
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Jay A. Soled and Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
Rutgers University and University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 258 (166,386)
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Taxation, tax return preparers, tax software, tax compliance, behavioral law and economics, tax policy

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Taxing Nudges

107 Va. L. Rev. 571 (2021), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 04 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2021
Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
University of North Carolina School of Law
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tax, taxation, tax policy, behavioral law and economics, nudges

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Advocating A Carryover Tax Basis Regime

93 Notre Dame Law Review 109 (2017), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-27
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2017
Richard Schmalbeck, Jay A. Soled and Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
Duke University School of Law, Rutgers University and University of North Carolina School of Law
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Taxation, estate tax, tax policy, step-up in basis, section 1014

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The Modern Case For Withholding

53 UC Davis Law Review 81 (2019), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2019
Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
University of North Carolina School of Law
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taxation, tax policy, income tax, withholding, tax administration, tax enforcement

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Automation and the Income Tax

Columbia Journal of Tax Law, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2018, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Jan 2019
Jay A. Soled and Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
Rutgers University and University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 146 (276,213)

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tax policy, automation, technology, taxation, income tax, capital gains tax

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AI, Taxation, and Valuation

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming 2023, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Apr 2022
Jay A. Soled and Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
Rutgers University and University of North Carolina School of Law
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Tax, taxation, tax policy, artificial intelligence, machine learning, valuation, wealth tax, tax administration, tax compliance

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The Surprising Significance of De Minimis Tax Rules

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 2, 2021, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Oct 2020
Leigh Osofsky and Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 119 (322,260)

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tax, legal rules, legislation, regulation

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The Standard Business Deduction

Harvard Journal on Legislation Online (Aug. 31, 2019), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2019
Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 113 (334,200)
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tax, tax policy, small business, tax simplification, standard business deduction

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Implicit Legislative Bias: The Case of the Mortgage Interest Deduction

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 2, 2022, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4130609
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Jun 2022
Leigh Osofsky and Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina School of Law
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Trump and a Populist Tax Agenda?

Tax Notes, Vol. 154, No. 9, 2017, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Apr 2017
Jay A. Soled, James Alm and Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
Rutgers University, Tulane University and University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 101 (360,452)

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Taxation, Tax Policy, Carryover Basis

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A New Carryover Tax Basis Regime for Marketable Securities

Tax Notes, Vol. 154, No. 7, Feb. 2017, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2932272
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Jay A. Soled, James Alm and Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
Rutgers University, Tulane University and University of North Carolina School of Law
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Taxation, Tax Policy, Carryover Basis

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Amicus Brief of Tax Scholars in Support of Appellants

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2021
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, New York University School of Law, George Washington University Law School, Fordham University School of Law, Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Brooklyn Law School, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Stanford Law School, University of Richmond - School of Law, Loyola Law School Los Angeles, University of Connecticut - School of Law, University of California, Davis - School of Law, New York University School of Law, Rutgers University, University of North Carolina School of Law and Brookings Institution - Governance Studies
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Taxation, Initiative, Voter