U.S. loses $3.1 trillion of taxable profits through international trade, FIU Business professor Zdanowicz research reveals.

U.S. loses $3.1 trillion of taxable profits through international trade, FIU Business professor Zdanowicz research reveals.

Tax evasion strategies in international trade have cost the U.S. government more than $3.1 trillion in taxable income, reveals updated research from Florida International University College of Business professor John Zdanowicz. A fraud expert, Zdanowicz conducted an in-depth computer analysis of U.S. customs data from 2003 to 2017. In the most current study, figures from […]

College of Business Finance professor Zdanowicz study finds U.S. loses $2.3 trillion in tax revenue due to strategic mispricing of international trade goods.

College of Business Finance professor Zdanowicz study finds U.S. loses $2.3 trillion in tax revenue due to strategic mispricing of international trade goods.

Trillions of dollars may be missing from U.S. government coffers due to widespread corporate tax evasion and criminal money laundering strategies, according to Florida International University College of Business professor John Zdanowicz. The Department of Finance professor conducted an analysis of 12 years’ worth of U.S. Customs data and found that abnormally priced goods imported […]

Faculty Notes: May-June 2015

School of Accounting Kenneth Henry (PhD Business Administration ’08, MAAC ’94), clinical associate professor, was the subject of an article entitled “The Virtual Professor” which appeared in a 2015 special supplement of Accounting and Business, a magazine from the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). Miriam Weismann, clinical professor and academic director of the Healthcare […]

Faculty Notes: March 2014

School of Accounting Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, presented a Federal Tax Update at the Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA) in Industry Conference on March 20, 2014. Department of Finance John Zdanowicz, professor, presented “Detecting Income Tax Evasion and Money Laundering: Analysis of the U.S. Trade Data Base” at the Academy of Business Research Conference […]

Faculty Notes: March 2013

School of Accounting Antoinette Smith, associate professor, was the subject of an article titled “Going for it” in the spring 2013 issue of FIU Magazine. Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Chris Ellis, instructor, was featured in Florida’s MBA professors are pushing the limits, an article in the March issue of Florida Trend. Department […]

John Zdanowicz addresses international leaders on trade fraud.

Trade-based money laundering is an increasingly sophisticated business with high-stakes implications. Spotting an irregular pattern in the shipment of goods across borders is an important tool in the battle against a plethora of financial crimes, from tax evasion to terrorist financing. Florida International University (FIU) College of Business faculty member John Zdanowicz, Department of Finance, […]

College of Business honors its own at awards event.

College of Business honors its own at awards event.

On November 27, 2012, faculty members of the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) were recognized for their teaching excellence, their research contributions and their dedication to service. The annual Faculty Awards Reception holds special significance for faculty members because it is the students who select the recipients of the teaching awards—an expression […]

Faculty Notes: November 2012

Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems On November 13, 2012, Nancy Borkowski, clinical associate professor, presented the webinar “Teaching Change Management: A Mini-Case Simulation Approach” for the Association of University Programs in Health Administration. On November 15th, she served as the panel moderator for “Developing High Performance Teams,” sponsored by South Florida Healthcare Executive […]

Annual Faculty Awards Luncheon honors professional accomplishments.

All awards are welcome, but recognition by one’s peers, and for professors, recognition by one’s students, is particularly meaningful. Each year, the dedication of members of the faculty of the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) gets special attention at the Faculty Awards Luncheon. Held this year on October 20th, the luncheon […]

Faculty Notes: November 2010

Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems At the invitation of the Secretary of Defense (DoD), Robert M. Gates, Irma Becerra-Fernandez (PhD ’94 ), professor and Pino Entrepreneurship Center director and fellow, will serve on the National Multidisciplinary Committee. The committee will assist DoD in conducting an independent assessment—mandated by Congress—of the participation of Historically […]