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Jeri Kristina Seidman

Associate Professor
Unit: McIntire School of Commerce
Department: McIntire School of Commerce
Office location and address
Rouss & Robertson Halls, Room 310
125 Ruppel Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Ph.D., Accounting, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.Acc., Case Western Reserve University
B.A., Accounting and B.S., Management Science, Case Western Reserve University

Professor Seidman has expertise in income tax and financial reporting. Her research focuses on federal income taxation of firms, including the effect of changes in tax rates on firms’ financial reporting of income taxes, constraints against international income tax minimization, and strategic interactions between revenue authorities and firms. Professor Seidman’s work has been presented at a number of national conferences and she serves on the editorial board of The Journal of the American Taxation Association.

Professor Seidman was a faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin before joining the McIntire School. At The University of Texas, she taught "Introduction to Taxation" and was awarded the McCombs School of Business CBA Foundation Teaching Award for Assistant Professors. Before earning her Ph.D., Professor Seidman worked for Deloitte & Touche in various roles related to income taxation, including income tax compliance and corporate income tax software consulting. Professor Seidman holds an Ohio CPA certification. 

COMM 3110: Intermediate Accounting I
Credits: 3
Intensive study of the generally accepted accounting principles for asset valuation, income measurement, and financial statement presentation for business organizations, and of the processes through which these principles evolve. Focuses on important areas in financial accounting, including accounting for leases, pensions, and income taxes. Prerequisite: COMM 2020 or instructor permission.
COMM 5460: Taxes & Business Strategy
Credits: 3
Tax rules are pervasive in their effect on the decisions of businesses. This course uses the economics-based framework of "all parties, all taxes, all costs" to consider how both tax and non-tax factors affect business activities. Specific decision settings examined include mergers and acquisitions, compensation, and multi-jurisdictional tax planning. How firms report these tax effects in their financial statements will also be covered.
GCOM 7440: Advanced Corporate Tax
Credits: 3
The course addresses the various business, tax, and accounting issues arising in connection with the formation, operation, and termination of domestic corporations and their shareholders. It provides in-depth coverage of the technical rules of Subchapter C, and places special emphasis on the identification and implementation of tax planning strategies available to corporations and their shareholders. Restricted to MS in Accounting Students.
GCOM 7993: Independent Study and Supervised Research
Credits: 1–9
Students taking this course will explore areas and issues of special interest that are not otherwise covered in the graduate curriculum. This course is offered at the discretion of the supervising professor.