john hasseldine

John Hasseldine

International Fellow
Phone: (603) 862-3342
Office: Accounting & Finance, Paul College Rm 270B, Durham, NH 03824

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 accounting and taxation courses on the undergraduate, MBA and MS Accounting programs. 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 a chartered accountant in New Zealand in 1985 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 2500 citations. He has served on the UNH Faculty Senate and chaired its Library Committee. 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.

Courses Taught

  • ACC 501: Survey of Accounting
  • ACC 723: Adv. Managerial Acct.
  • ACC 726: Intro Tax
  • ACC/ACFI 720/896: Top/Advanced Topics in Tax
  • ACFI 723: Adv Mangrl Acct Concepts& Apps
  • ACFI 726: Intro to Federal Income Tax
  • ACFI 740/896: Top/Adv. Topics in Taxation
  • ACFI 752: Ind Studies in Accounting
  • ADMN 919: Management Accounting
  • ADMN 992: Special Projects & Ind Study


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

Research Interests

  • Accounting
  • Tax Reform
  • Taxes and Taxation

Selected Publications

  • Nash, J., Hasseldine, J., & Hultgren, A. (2022). Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud in the United States. eJournal of Tax Research, 19(2), 213-231.

  • Hasseldine, J., & Clothier, S. (2021). A Comment on Corporate Inversions by US Multinational Firms. New Zealand Journal of Taxation Law and Policy, 27(2), 113-119.

  • Fatemi, D., Hasseldine, J., & Hite, P. (2020). The Influence of Ethical Codes of Conduct on Professionalism in Tax Practice. Journal of Business Ethics, 164(1), 133-149. doi:10.1007/s10551-018-4081-1

  • Hasseldine, J., & Fatemi, D. (2019). Framing effects on preferences for the income tax system. Journal of Tax Administration, 5(2), 58-73.

  • van der Rijt, P., Hasseldine, J., & Holland, K. (2019). Sharing corporate tax knowledge with external advisers. Accounting and Business Research, 49(4), 1-20. doi:10.1080/00014788.2018.1526058

  • 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