Sonja O. Rego

Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

Professor

1309 E. 10th Street

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

http://kelley.iu.edu/Accounting/faculty/page12887.cfm?ID=33017

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Scholarly Papers (24)

Tax Reporting Aggressiveness and its Relation to Aggressive Financial Reporting

Accounting Review, Vol. 84, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Mary Margaret Frank, Luann J. Lynch and Sonja O. Rego
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
Downloads 3,758 (2,380)
Citation 151

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Tax reporting aggressiveness, tax shelters, book-tax differences, financial reporting aggressiveness, earnings management, discretionary accruals

Tax Reporting Aggressiveness and its Relation to Aggressive Financial Reporting

Accounting Review, Vol. 84, No. 2, 2009
Posted: 20 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Mary Margaret Frank, Luann J. Lynch and Sonja O. Rego
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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Tax reporting aggressiveness, tax shelters, book-tax differences, financial reporting aggressiveness, earnings management, discretionary accruals

Market Reaction to Events Surrounding the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Dec 2003
Haidan Li, Morton Pincus and Sonja O. Rego
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, University of California, Irvine and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
Downloads 3,702 (2,459)
Citation 112

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Sarbanes-Oxley, earnings management, event study

Market Reaction to Events Surrounding the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and Earnings Management

Journal of Law and Economics, February 2008
Posted: 26 Oct 2006
Haidan Li, Morton Pincus and Sonja O. Rego
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, University of California, Irvine and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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Sarbanes-Oxley, earnings management, event study

Earnings Management: New Evidence Based on Deferred Tax Expense

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Jul 2001
John D. Phillips, Morton Pincus and Sonja O. Rego
University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting, University of California, Irvine and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
Downloads 2,690 (4,213)
Citation 113

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earnings management, deferred tax expense, accruals

Earnings Management: New Evidence Based on Deferred Tax Expense

The Accounting Review, April 2003
Posted: 12 Feb 2003
John D. Phillips, Morton Pincus and Sonja O. Rego
University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting, University of California, Irvine and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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earnings management, deferred tax expense, accruals

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Equity Risk Incentives and Corporate Tax Aggressiveness

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Sonja O. Rego and Ryan J. Wilson
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and University of Oregon
Downloads 2,534 (4,751)
Citation 96

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Tax Risk, Tax Aggressiveness, Equity Risk Incentives, Executive Compensation

Decomposing Changes in Deferred Tax Assets and Liabilities to Isolate Earnings Management Activities

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Oct 2003
University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting, University of California, Irvine, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and University of Iowa - Department of Accounting
Downloads 1,557 (10,560)
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earnings management, deferred taxes, valuation allowance account

Decomposing Changes in Deferred Tax Assets and Liabilities to Isolate Earnings Management Activities

Journal of the American Taxation Association, 2004
Posted: 18 Oct 2008
University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting, University of California, Irvine, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and University of Iowa - Department of Accounting

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Deferred tax liabilities, Deferred tax expense, Earnings management

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Does Greater Tax Risk Lead to Increased Firm Risk?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2015
Michelle Hutchens and Sonja O. Rego
University of Illinois and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
Downloads 1,395 (12,838)
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Tax risk, tax avoidance, firm risk, cost of capital, uncertain tax positions

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Tax Implications of Earnings Management Activities: Evidence from Restatements

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
University of Notre Dame, University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting, University of California, Irvine and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
Downloads 1,057 (19,620)
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Earnings management, book-tax differences, earnings restatements, deferred tax expense, current tax expense

Earnings Management Strategies and the Trade-Off between Tax Benefits and Detection Risk: To Conform or Not to Conform?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 28 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
University of Notre Dame, University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting, University of California, Irvine and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
Downloads 1,056 (19,279)
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Earnings management, earnings restatements, book-tax differences, deferred tax expense, current tax expense

Earnings Management Strategies and the Trade-Off Between Tax Benefits and Detection Risk: To Conform or not to Conform?

Accounting Review, 2009
Posted: 18 Oct 2008
University of Notre Dame, University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting, University of California, Irvine and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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earnings management, earnings restatements, book-tax differences, deferred tax expense, current tax expense

Do Managers Use the Valuation Allowance Account to Manage Earnings Around Certain Earnings Targets?

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 03-09
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Aug 2003
Mary Margaret Frank and Sonja O. Rego
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
Downloads 999 (21,009)
Citation 55

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Valuation Allowance Account, Earnings Management, Deferred Taxes

Do Managers Use the Valuation Allowance Account to Manage Earnings Around Certain Earnings Targets?

Journal of the American Taxation Association, Vol. 28, Spring 2006
Posted: 02 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Mary Margaret Frank and Sonja O. Rego
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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Earnings Management, Valuation Allowance Account, Deferred Taxes

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Evidence on Motivations for Downward Earnings Management

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
University of Notre Dame, University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting, University of California, Irvine and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
Downloads 986 (21,744)
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Earnings management, restatements, book-tax differences, book-tax conformity

Tax Avoidance Activities of U.S. Multinational Corporations

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Aug 2002
Sonja O. Rego
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
Downloads 981 (21,528)
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Tax Avoidance Activities of U.S. Multinational Corporations

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 20, No. 4, Winter 2003
Posted: 20 Aug 2003
Sonja O. Rego
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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Early Evidence on the Determinants of Unrecognized Tax Benefits

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Mar 2010
University of Texas at El Paso - Department of Accounting, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and University of Oregon
Downloads 867 (26,216)
Citation 17

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Unrecognized tax benefits, FIN 48, tax contingency, tax cushion, tax avoidance

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Conforming Tax Avoidance and Capital Market Pressure

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2019
University of Notre Dame, INSEAD, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and University of Oregon
Downloads 805 (29,077)
Citation 5

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Tax avoidance, Book-tax conformity, Capital market pressure, Private firms

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The Pricing and Performance of Supercharged IPOs

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming, DOI: org/10.2308/accr-52304
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 02 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2018
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Illinois and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
Downloads 457 (61,164)

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supercharged IPO, deferred tax assets, up-C, tax receivable agreement

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Did FIN 48 Limit the Use of Tax Reserves as a Tool for Earnings Management?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
University of Texas at El Paso - Department of Accounting, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and University of Oregon
Downloads 437 (64,580)
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Tax reserves, unrecognized tax benefits, FIN 48, earnings management, analyst forecasts

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Influencing Profits: The Differential Impact of Lobbying on Corporate Stock Returns

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-41
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 May 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2016
Michelle Hutchens, Sonja O. Rego and Amy Sheneman
University of Illinois, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Accounting & Management Information Systems
Downloads 382 (75,805)
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Corporate Lobbying, Shareholder Value, Stock Returns, Relational Approach, Tax

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Who Invests in Corporate Tax Avoiders?

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 17-16
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Sonja O. Rego, Brian Williams and Ryan J. Wilson
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and University of Oregon
Downloads 275 (109,314)
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tax avoidance, individual investors, stock holdings, investor sophistication, investment strategies

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The Consistency of Mandatory and Voluntary Management Earnings Forecasts and Implications for Analyst and Investor Information Processing

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-42
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 May 2016
University of Texas at El Paso - Department of Accounting, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and University of Oregon
Downloads 227 (132,947)
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Valuation Allowance, Management Forecasts, Voluntary Disclosure, Mandatory Disclosure

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Tax Avoidance, Uncertainty, and Firm Risk

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
Michelle Hutchens, Sonja O. Rego and Brian Williams
University of Illinois, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
Downloads 78 (305,900)

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Tax avoidance, firm risk, stock return volatility, latent class mixture model

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The Impact of Standard Setting on Individual Investors: Evidence From SFAS 109

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-13
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Feb 2018
Michelle Hutchens, Sonja O. Rego and Brian Williams
University of Illinois, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
Downloads 76 (310,612)

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SFAS 109, Standard Setting, Individual Investors, Information Asymmetry

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The Impact of Increased Disclosure Requirements and the Standardization of Accounting Practices on Earnings Management Through the Reserve for Income Taxes

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2015, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 15-47
Posted: 18 Jun 2015
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, University of Texas at El Paso - Department of Accounting, Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and University of Oregon

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Tax reserves, Tax cushion, FIN 48, Earnings management, Change in accounting standard

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Material Weaknesses in Tax-Related Internal Controls and Last Chance Earnings Management

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2016
Cristi A. Gleason, Morton Pincus and Sonja O. Rego
University of Iowa - Department of Accounting, University of California, Irvine and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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Tax, earnings management, internal control weakness, SOX

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The Separation of Ownership and Control and Corporate Tax Avoidance

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Forthcoming, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 13-64
Posted: 06 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Brad A. Badertscher, Sharon P. Katz and Sonja O. Rego
University of Notre Dame, INSEAD and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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Private equity, ownership structure, tax avoidance, tax planning, book-tax differences, cash effective tax rates, marginal tax rates

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Are Corporate Risk-Taking Practices Indicative of Aggressive Reporting Practices?

Journal of American Taxation Association, Forthcoming, Darden Business School Working Paper No. 1066846
Posted: 09 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 17 May 2017
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and University of Calgary

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Aggressive reporting, tax avoidance, earnings management, corporate risk-taking