J. William Harden, Ph.D., CPA, ChFC, is an associate professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics at the University of North Carolina (UNC) -- Greensboro, where he teaches tax courses on flow-through entities, individual and corporate tax, tax research, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) practices and international tax. Prior to teaching, Harden was a senior tax accountant with an international CPA firm as well as a tax accountant for an international oilfield exploration company. In addition to his university teaching, Harden consults on tax and financial planning issues. He has testified before the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee on Internet taxation issues. The recipient of a Lybrand Certificate of Merit in 2002, Harden is actively involved in several committees at UNC -- Greensboro.