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Wayne Nesbitt

Assistant Professor
Department: Accounting and Information Systems
North Business Building
632 Bogue St Rm N261
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-4407
Areas of Expertise
  • Biography
    Wayne is an assistant professor in the Accounting and Info Systems Department at the Eli Broad College of Business. His research interest include corporate tax planning, international taxation, and financial reporting disclosure. He teaches federal income tax accounting in the undergraduate program and is an advisor to the MSU's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Wayne received his PhD. from The University of Georgia in 2014. Prior to academia, he was the financial planning manager for BAT U.K. PLC's operations in Jamaica.

  • Publications
    The Relation among Trapped Cash, Permanently Reinvested Earnings, and Foreign Cash. co-authored with Stacie K. Laplante. Journal of Corporate Finance, 2017 (44) p. 126-148.
  • Courses
    • ACC 331: Federal Income Taxation Accounting
  • Media Mentions
      What the unmarried cohabitation bill means for taxes
      April 20, 2023
      Outlet: Wood8
      Wayne Nesbitt, assistant professor of accounting and information systems, spoke to WOOD TV News 8 on April 20 to discuss the Michigan Senate’s recent repeal of a state law banning the cohabitation of unmarried couples and how the repeal would affect taxes. An article was also published at