Anthony Curatola


Tony Curatola is the Joseph F. Ford Professor at Drexel University. His research interests in the area of taxation are focused on individuals, small businesses, and employee benefits.  He has authored over 200 articles in his field and has completed sponsored research for the Louisiana Accounting and Education Foundation and the International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans.  His findings on the source tax by states have appeared in media such as Forbes, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times, to name a few. He is the editor of the tax column for Strategic Finance, author of Interactive education courses for CeriFi (formerly, Thomson Reuters) and until 2020, the Enrolled Agent review course for Surgent CPE. He holds a variety of leadership positions and currently serves as chair emeritus of the IMA Research Foundation. Dr. Curatola earned his B.S. in Accounting ’75 and MBA in Finance ‘77 from Drexel University, M.A. in Accounting ’79 from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and Ph.D. in Accounting ‘81 from Texas A&M University.