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Ross is available whether you need a white paper written or are a fellow researcher looking to collaborate on a project in one of the following areas:

  • Tax Planning Strategies

  • Tax Policy

  • Impact of Taxation on Investor Decision-Making

  • Education Planning Strategies

  • Student Loan Advising Strategies

  • Higher Education Policy

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  • Riskin, R. 2019. "Education Planning and the SECURE Act: Creating a Tax Law Paradox." Tax Notes, Vol. 164 (10): 1600-1605.

  • Riskin, R. 2019. "Tax Deductions v. Tax-Free Growth: A Closer Look at 529 College Savings Plans Under the TCJA." Journal of Multistate Taxation (Thomson Reuters/Tax & Accounting), Volume 29, Number 6, September 2019.

  • Riskin, R. 2019. "Choice of Entity Under the TJCA: Tax and Financial Aid Implications." Tax Notes, Vol. 164 (7): 1046-1064.

  • Riskin, R. 2019. "529 College Savings Plans Under the TCJA: Evaluating Age-Based Portfolios." The Journal of Wealth Management, Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 2019.

  • Riskin, R. 2019. "Previous Reliance on Tax Form May Require Amending Returns." Tax Notes, Vol. 163 (3): 391-398.

  • Riskin, R. 2019. "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Employer-Provided Student Loan Repayment Assistance Programs." Journal of Financial Planning, Vol. 32 (2): 34-42.

  • Riskin, R. 2019. "The Adviser's Guide to Education Planning: 1st Edition." AICPA PFP Section, January 2019: 1-114.

  • Riskin, R. 2018. "Help Clients Balance Retirement and Education Planning." Journal of Accountancy, February 2018: 22-26.

Research in Progress

  • "The Asset Location Decision: Evidence of Tax Inefficiency in Non-White Households" with Su Hyun Shin, Kenneth White, and Martha Fulk

  • "The Minuses of PLUS Loans: Trends, Issues, and Opportunities for Parents Who Borrow for College."

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