Dr. John Leavins Dr. John Leavins Tenure Professor of Accounting: Chair, Accounting

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  • Doctor of Philosophy - Business Administration - University of Houston (1987)
  • Master of Business Admin - Business Administration - Lamar State College of Technology (1972)
  • Bachelor of Business Admin - Accounting - Lamar State College of Technology (1968)


  • "Avoiding the Imposition of Penalties and Sanctions Under Circular 230 On Tax Practitioners"
    Journal of Business & Economics Research
  • "Improving Internal Controls over Inventory with RFID"
    Review of Business Information Systems
  • "IRS Collection Options and Procedures"
    Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly
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