John Hasseldine is Associate Professor of Accounting in the Paul College of Business & Economics at the University of New Hampshire. He obtained his Ph.D (1997) from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University-Bloomington. Until 2011 he was Professor of Accounting and Taxation at Nottingham University Business School where he was also Head of the Accounting and Finance Division.
John’s major research interests are in tax compliance (of both individuals and corporates), tax administration and the compliance costs of taxation. He was a member of the U.K. government’s Hidden Economy Advisory Group and of HMRC’s Panel of International Academic Expertise on Business Tax and its Consultative Committee on Modernising Powers Deterrents and Safeguards from 2005-2011. While at Nottingham he led an ESRC Future Governance project on comparative tax compliance. As part of this project a nation-wide tax compliance field experiment testing various persuasive communications issued by a tax agency to sole proprietors was conducted and subsequently published in Contemporary Accounting Research.