David W. LaRue

Professor Emeritus, University of Virginia
David W. LaRue

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Ph.D., taxation, accounting, and economics, and M.S., accountancy, University of Houston Bauer College of Business

Summary of Experience

Professor LaRue has been recognized as an expert in federal and international taxation, financial and cost accounting, and economic and financial analysis in several cases before the US Tax Court, US District Courts, and the US Court of Federal Claims. He has provided invited testimony on tax policy issues before the US House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee and the US Department of the Treasury. As a faculty member at the University of Virginia for 25 years, Professor LaRue taught undergraduate and graduate courses on financial accounting, federal taxation, economic analysis, and international finance and business at the McIntire School of Commerce, and served as the director of its graduate accounting program. He also developed and taught in-house continuing education courses on federal taxation for KPMG; PwC; Ernst & Young; Deloitte Touche; and the NYU School of Law in connection with the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS’s) Office of Chief Counsel; among others. Professor LaRue has authored articles on various aspects of taxation that have appeared in publications including NYU’s Tax Law Review and the American Bar Association’s The Tax Lawyer. He has chaired and served on committees and task forces for numerous organizations, including the Tax Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the American Taxation Association, the American Accounting Association, and others. In recognition for his work as an instructor, researcher, and expert, Professor LaRue has won over a dozen teaching awards, including the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Outstanding Educator Award and the Ernst & Young Tax Literature Award, as well as commendations from both the US Department of Justice’s Fraud Section and the Criminal Investigation Division of the IRS.

David W. LaRue