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Professor Caron Named One of the Most Influential in Tax and Accounting


Paul Caron, the Charles Hartsock Professor of Law, has been named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Tax and Accounting for the sixth year in a row by Accounting Today. Wrote the magazine about him “In seven years Caron has gone from an upstart exploring social media to one of the most important sources of tax news in any format, with close to three million visitors in 2010.”

The list of the 100 Most Influential include many notable people, such as President Barack Obama, Max Baucaus, chair, Senate Finance Committee; Orin Hatch, ranking member, Senate Finance Committee; Nina Olson, national tax payer advocate, IRS; Mary Schapiro, chair, SEC; and Douglas Shulman, commissioner, IRS.
 
Professor Caron is the publisher and editor of TaxProf Blog, the most popular tax blog on the Internet. He is also the publisher and editor-in-chief of the Law Professor Blogs Network of more than 50 blogs edited by law professors around the country in other areas of law.

In addition, Professor Caron was mentioned in the September 14, 2011 New Republic article  "Elizabeth Warren vs. GE" about the controversy whether GE pays (or has paid) taxes.