Linda Burilovich

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Professor of Accounting

Accounting and Finance

525 Owen



  • Ph.D. University of Michigan
  • MSA Eastern Michigan University

Professional Summary

Dr. Burilovich's commitment to teaching has resulted in numerous awards including the College of Business Teaching Excellence Award, The Ronald W. Collins Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching, the Internal Revenue Spirit of America Award and two nominations for the Michigan Association of CPA's Teaching Excellence Award. She was also nominated by EMU for the 2016 State of Michigan Distinguished Professor Award. She has been featured in interviews on, Yahoo Finance, Fox Business News and She has written and lectured extensively in the area of small business taxation and her publications have appeared in The Tax Adviser, The CPA Journal, The Journal of Business Research, The Journal of Accounting Education, The Michigan CPA, Today's CPA and the National Public Accountant. Her prior career experience included five years as a field auditor for the Internal Revenue Service and she has also served as a coordinator and instructor for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program for 25 years.

Courses Taught

  • ACC 344 Principles of Taxation
  • ACC 479 Special Topics in Accounting
  • ACC 544 Taxation of Entities
  • ACC 584 Tax Research Methods - Practice and Problems
  • ACC 585 Business Tax Planning
  • ACC 599 3 Credit Independent Study
  • ACC 644 Tax Research Methods - Practice and Problems
  • ACC 672 Investment and Tax Financial Planning
  • ACC 699 3 Credit Independent Study

Research Interests & Projects

Corporate taxation, individual taxation, financial planning

Selected Publications

"Protecting Communications and Documents from IRS Summons Enforcement", The Tax Adviser, April 2013, Vol. 44, No. 4, pp. 230-235
"Required Minimum Distribution Alternatives for IRA Beneficiaries", The Tax Adviser, Vol. 42, No. 3, March, 2011, pp. 178-185.
"Substantially Equal Periodic Payments from an IRA", (co-authored), The Tax Adviser, Vol. 39, No. 10, October, 2008, pp. 670-676.
"Planning Techniques for Avoiding the Reclassification of Shareholder Debt" The Tax Advisor, December 2006.
"Managing the S-Corporation Built-in Gains Tax" National Public Accountant, (coauthored), November 2003, pp. 20-23.

Professional Affiliations

  • Certified Public Accountant

Additional Information

Interview on Retirement Planning: Fox Business
Yahoo Finance