William A Raabe, PhD, CPA

November 2015
Bill and Nancy Raabe

William A Raabe, PhD, CPA, lives in Madison WI.  He writes and lectures about tax law and its effects on the economy.  A prolific author and an expert in educational technologies, Dr Raabe has shared his work with taxpayers and their advisors around the world through traditional and electronic media.

Bill Raabe was the Wisconsin Distinguished Professor of Taxation at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Distinguished Professor of Accounting in the College of Business and Economics of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.  He also taught at other institutions, including Ohio State and Arizona State, and the Capital University (OH) Law School.  He was the Founding Dean of the Captial 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.

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.

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:  Taxation of Business Entities

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