William A Raabe, PhD, CPA

November 2015
Bill and Nancy Raabe

William A Raabe, PhD, CPA, lives in Philadelphia.  He writes and lectures about tax law and its effects on the economy.  Dr Raabe has shared his thoughts with taxpayers and their advisors around the world through traditional and electronic media.

Bill Raabe was the Wisconsin Distinguished Professor of Taxation.  He taught at Ohio State, Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Arizona State, and the Capital University (OH) Law School.  He was the Founding Dean of the Capital University School of Management.

Bill is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Carroll University (WI), and Milwaukee Lutheran High School.  He has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1979.

William Raabe was named to the Alumni "Hall of Fame" at both Carroll University and Milwaukee Lutheran High School.  He was named an honorary Doctor of Letters by  Concordia University Chicago.

Bill has been active as a director and consultant for several not-for-profit organizations, and he has worked for a number of consulting firms, universities, CPA societies, and bar associations as a lecturer and educational designer.

Gifts by Bill and Nancy Raabe have established the following. This is not an all-inclusive list.

William A Raabe Honors Academy at Milwaukee Lutheran High School. Link
Raabe Prize for Excellence in Sacred Composition. Link
(Former) Raabe Accounting Scholarship at Carroll University.
(Former) Raabe Merit Scholarship at Milwaukee Lutheran High School.

William A Raabe is author or editor of over twenty book titles and over one hundred editions.  Listed below are some of the most important titles, published by Cengage Learning unless otherwise noted. 

Southwestern Federal Taxation:  Individuals

Southwestern Federal Taxation:  Corporations, Partnerships, Estates, Trusts

Southwestern Federal Taxation:  Comprehensive

Southwestern Federal Taxation:  Essentials of Taxation

West Federal Taxation:  Advanced Entity Taxation

Federal Tax Research

Schedule M-3 Compliance, Commerce Clearing House

Multistate Corporate Income Tax Guide, Aspen

Income Shifting after Tax Reform, Prentice Hall

Tax Planning for Decision Making, West

Income Tax Fundamentals, Harcourt

California Income Tax Fundamentals, Thomson