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Dr. Mark Turner Associate Professor
Accounting Department
713/942-3477
turnerma@stthom.edu

Degrees

  • Doctor of Business Admin - Business Administration-ACCT - Memphis State University (1987)
  • Master of Business Admin - University of Texas at Austin (1976)
  • Bachelor of Science - Education - University of Texas at Austin (1974)

Publications

  • "Right of First Refusal, Protecting the Environment at a Bargain Price"
    Practical Tax Strategies (Taxation for Accountants/Taxation for Lawyers)
    Donation of a right of first refusal failed to meet the criteria required under Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code.
    (2012)
  • "Is Your S Corporation a Hobby?"
    Today's CPA
    Tax code applies the hobby loss rules of Section 183 to S Corporations. Therefore, S corporation must demonstrate an intent to make a profit. Recent court decisions indicate evidence of shareholder activity rather than corporate level activity is appropriate for assessing profit motive.
    (2012) Vol. 40 Page 35-41
  • "Recovering Administrative and Litigations Costs: Reasons for Taxpayers to Have Hope"
    CPA Journal, The
    The tax code provides a means for taxpayers to be reimbursed for administrative and litigation costs under a precise and narrowly defined list of requirements. This article outlines those requriements.
    (2011) Vol. LXXXI Page 30-33
  • "Piercing the Veil of Limited Liabilty Enterprises"
    Strategic Finance
    The courts are reluctand to pierce the veil of corporations in order to hold shareholders accountable for a corporation unless the corporation is the alter ego of the shareholders. This article identifies and explains the conditions that are often present when the courts have pierced the veil of corporations and other limited liability enterprises.
    (2010) Vol. XCII Page 50-55
  • "Conservation Contributions: When Saving Face is a Charitable Event"
    Practical Tax Strategies (Taxation for Accountants/Taxation for Lawyers)
    (2010)
  • "Tax Consideratioins for Buying and Selling Property with a Burdensome Lease"
    Journal of Accountancy
    (2009) Vol. 207 Page 51-54
  • "Limitations on the Federal Tax Levy are Limited"
    Taxes - The Tax Magazine
    (2003) Vol. 87 Page 59-66
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