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News Posted on May 13, 2019

Professor Ventry talks to GQ about online tax return preparers' upselling

GQ quoted Professor Dennis J. Ventry, Jr. in a story headlined “The Trick Tax-Prep Companies Use to Get More Money From You.” GQ writer Jay Willis talked to Ventry about how online tax return preparation companies often successfully upsell their services by tying the upgraded product to potentially greater deductions.

Professor Ventry is an expert in tax policy and legal ethics. His research interests include tax expenditure analysis, family taxation, professional responsibility and standards of care, tax filing and administration, tax compliance, public finance, and tax and legal history. He is the former chairman of the IRS Advisory Council, and co-author on the casebook, Federal Income Taxation with Martin McMahon, Jr., Daniel L. Simmons, and Bradley T. Borden.