One Week Until Tax Deadline, Texas Tech Experts Available For Media Comment

As the 2013 tax deadline draws near, Texas Tech University tax and financial planning experts can provide tips, tax advice and commentary.

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As the 2013 tax deadline draws near, Texas Tech University tax and financial planning experts can provide tips, tax advice and commentary for taxpayers.

Experts

Bob Barnhill, instructor, Department of Personal Financial Planning, (806) 794-1282, or robert.barnhill@ttu.edu.

  • Fiduciary income taxation
  • Estate and gift taxation
  • Retirement distributions
  • Individual income taxation

Bryan Camp, professor, Texas Tech University School of Law, (806) 834-8606, or bryan.camp@ttu.edu.

  • Tax and bankruptcy codes
  • IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998
  • Tax controversies
  • IRS procedures

Bill Gustafson, associate professor, Department of Personal Financial Planning, (806) 742-5050, or bill.gustafson@ttu.edu.

  • Retirement planning
  • Family economics

Russell James, associate professor, Department of Personal Financial Planning, (806) 742-5050, or russell.james@ttu.edu.

  • Charitable donations
  • Estate and charitable planning

Vaughn E. James, professor, Texas Tech University School of Law, (806) 834-3013, or vaughn.james@ttu.edu.

  • Low-income taxpayers
  • Federal income taxation
  • International taxation
  • Federal estate and gift taxation

Mitzi Lauderdale, associate professor, Department of Personal Financial Planning, (806) 742-5050, or mitzi.lauderdale@ttu.edu.

  • Estate planning
  • Special-needs financial planning
  • Federal estate and gift taxation

Robert Ricketts, accounting department head and Frank M. Burke Chair in Taxation, (806) 742-3180, or robert.ricketts@ttu.edu.

  • Changes and tips for 2013
  • Student filing
  • Tax disasters

John Salter, assistant professor and director, Department of Personal Financial Planning, (806) 742-5050, or john.salter@ttu.edu.

  • Retirement planning
  • Wealth management