William A. Raabe
Taxation, Accounting & MIS
Areas of Expertise
William A. Raabe is one of the country's leading tax educators and authors.
For many years, Bill was the Wisconsin Distinguished Professor of Taxation at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Bill also has taught at Arizona State University, the Capital University (OH) Law School, and Samford University (AL). He has been active in the tax education functions of the major accounting firms, and he created nationally marketed software for estate and gift planners.
His scholarly articles appear in journals for both academics and tax advisors. His books include undergraduate and graduate texts, as well as several professional reference works. Bill has testified as to tax matters before legislative committees and in the courtroom as an expert witness. He often is quoted in the media on the topics of tax law, tax reform, and economic development effects.
Bill is an advisor to OSU's teams in the PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Policy Case Competition ("xTax") and the Deloitte Tax Student Case Competition.
Bill founded in 2004 and continues to direct the Fisher/OSU Tax Clinic. Fisher students volunteer annually to provide free tax preparation services for low-income Columbus taxpayers.