Benjamin Osswald

Benjamin Osswald

Instructor of Accountancy

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., International Business Taxation, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna University of Economics and Business, 2018
  • M.Sc., Business Administration, University of Bayreuth, University of Bayreuth, 2010

Positions Held

  • Instructor of Accountancy, Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020 to present
  • Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin School of Business, 2017-2020
  • Assistant Manager, Strategy & Marketing Team, Samsung Electronics, System LSI Division, 2013-2014
  • Associate, Strategy & Marketing Team, Samsung Electronics, System LSI Division, 2011-2013
  • Intern, Audit Financial Services, KPMG Bayerische Treuhandgesellschaft, 2008-2008

Honors and Awards

  • Douglas Clarke Memorial Teaching Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin School of Business, Accounting Department, 2019
  • Edmund Outslay Outstanding Paper Award, University of Illinois - Tax Doctoral Consortium IV, 2019
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin School of Business, 2018
  • Ph.D. Scholarship, FWF (Austrian Science Funds), Vienna University of Economics and Business, 2015-2017

Research Interests

Tax planning of multinational firms, R&D tax incentives, corporate information environment

Current Courses

  • Principles of Taxation (ACCY 312) Introduction to the United States federal income tax system with an emphasis on income tax determination and the taxation of property transactions. Topics include the tax environment, tax provisions relevant to businesses, employees and business owners. Projects facilitate self-discovery of knowledge and development of a variety of professional skills and attitudes.