John Hasseldine

Accounting and Option Coordinator, Accounting
Phone: (603) 862-3342
Office: Accounting & Finance, Paul College Rm 270B, Durham, NH 03824
john hasseldine

Dr. Hasseldine is a Professor of Accounting and Taxation in the Department of Accounting and Finance and has been at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics since August 2011. He teaches advanced managerial accounting and international taxation. Previously he taught for 14 years at the University of Nottingham in the U.K. where he established the Taxation Research Institute – the first of its kind in a UK Business School. John, a Kiwi, qualified as an accountant in New Zealand and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) based in London. He is the Editor of the international journal Advances in Taxation published by Emerald.

John has served on three government committees in the U.K. and was a contributor to the Mirrlees Review of the U.K. tax system conducted by the London-based Institute of Fiscal Studies. He has been an external expert at the International Monetary Fund, a visiting professor at the Australian School of Business in Sydney, and a keynote speaker at their international tax administration conference. He travels widely, speaking at national and global conferences, including one on VAT organized by the OECD, World Bank and IMF, and a conference on dealing with the national tax gap held at the U.S. Library of Congress in Washington DC.

Dr. Hasseldine has over 80 publications, including five books and monographs and over 1800 citations. He has served on the UNH Faculty Senate and Senate Finance Committee, chaired the Paul College Undergraduate Research Conference committee and is the Program Director of the Paul College Master of Science in Accounting program. His prior executive education experience includes teaching on programs for the U.K. Treasury and for Thomas Cook (a U.K. package holiday company).

John received his Ph.D in Accounting in 1997 from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University-Bloomington, his M.S. in Accounting and B.S. in Commerce from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.


  • Ph.D., Accounting, Indiana University
  • M. Com., Accounting, University of Canterbury
  • B. Com., University of Canterbury

Courses Taught

  • ACFI 620: Top/Adv. Topics in Taxation
  • ACFI 723: Adv Mangrl Acct Concepts& Apps
  • ACFI 740: Top/Adv. Topics in Taxation
  • ACFI 750: Internships in Accounting
  • ACFI 896: Top/Advanced Topics in Tax

Selected Publications

van der Rijt, P., Hasseldine, J., & Holland, K. (2019). Sharing corporate tax knowledge with external advisers. Accounting and Business Research, 49(4), 454-473. doi:10.1080/00014788.2018.1526058

Hasseldine, D., & Fatemi, D. (2019). Tax Practitioner Judgements and Client Advocacy: The blurred boundary between capital gains vs. ordinary income. eJournal of Tax Research, 16(2), 303-316.

Hasseldine, D. J., Peggy, H., & Darius, F. (2018). Inherent outcome-favorable biases and mitigating effects of principles-based standards: A study of accounting students' tax decisions. Advances in Taxation, 22, 145-175.

Evans, C., Andy, L., Cedric, S., John, H., & Robert, R. (2017). Comparative Taxation Why Tax Systems Differ.

Hasseldine, J. (2017). Advances in Taxation (Vol. 24). D. J. Hasseldine (Ed.).

Hasseldine, J., & Morris, G. (2013). Corporate social responsibility and tax avoidance: A comment and reflection. Accounting Forum, 37(1), 1-14. doi:10.1016/j.accfor.2012.05.001

Hasseldine, J., Hite, P., James, S., & Toumi, M. (2007). Persuasive Communications: Tax Compliance Enforcement Strategies for Sole Proprietors. Contemporary Accounting Research, 24(1), 171-194. doi:10.1506/p207-004l-4205-7nx0

Diacon, S., & Hasseldine, J. (2007). Framing effects and risk perception: The effect of prior performance presentation format on investment fund choice. Journal of Economic Psychology, 28(1), 31-52. doi:10.1016/j.joep.2006.01.003

Hasseldine, J., Salama, A. I., & Toms, J. S. (2005). Quantity versus quality: the impact of environmental disclosures on the reputations of UK Plcs. The British Accounting Review, 37(2), 231-248. doi:10.1016/

Hasseldine, J., & Hite, P. A. (2003). Framing, gender and tax compliance. Journal of Economic Psychology, 24(4), 517-533. doi:10.1016/s0167-4870(02)00209-x

Most Cited Publications