Roberta Mann, School of Law

Roberta Mann, Mr. and Mrs. L.L. Stewart Business Law Professor

Professor Emerita
Practice Areas: Tax Law

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Roberta Mann is an academic expert in tax law. At the University of Oregon, she is a professor of law. Mann teaches and writes about tax law, with a particular emphasis on how the tax system affects the environment. She is active with the ABA Tax Section, the National Tax Association, and the Portland Tax Forum, and regularly speaks at the annual Global Conference on Environmental Taxation. Before beginning her teaching career, Mann served on the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation and worked for the Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C.

Recent Media:
The Plastic Problem: Using Tax To Protect The Environment (Forbes, Feb. 13, 2024)
Consumers have a host of new ‘green’ tax incentives to consider (Marketplace, April 6, 2023)
2021’s Tax Burden by State (WalletHub, March 31, 2021)
Should we tax robots? (Austaxpolicy, May 3, 2018)
Can taxes control the environmental costs of obesity? (Radio New Zealand, March 8, 2018)
Tax reform could lead to a huge commercial real estate crash (Portland Business Journal, June 16, 2017)
How much would you pay under Measure 97? Families weigh uncertain costs, benefits (The Oregonian, Oct. 25, 2016)
Why lawyers and economists can't communicate, and what it means for tax policy (Forbes, Oct. 23, 2014)