Phillip J. Korb, M.B.A.
Chair, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Merrick School of Business
Associate Professor of Accounting
Department of Accounting
Office: Business Center 401
- M.S., University of Baltimore
- M.B.A., University of Maryland
- B.S., University of Maryland
Professor Korb is the chair of the Department of Accounting and is a CPA. He has a research interest in income taxation of individuals and estates and trusts. He is the faculty adviser for the Theta Iota Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi.
Income taxation of individuals and estates and trusts.
Taxation, Financial Accounting
Refereed Journal Articles
Gaynor, G., Korb, P. J., Gerlowski, D. A., & Zhang, T. (2019). An alternate state in mind: the effect of CPA exam credit-hour requirements and economic competitiveness on state-level exam candidate pools and pass rates. Accounting Education. 28(6),
Korb, P. J., Williams, J. L., & . (2015). To Defer or Not to Defer: Considering Your Spouse in Planning Social Security Benefits. Today's CPA. 42(4), 30-33.
Korb, P. J., & Demarest, M. (2020). Maryland Taxation of Retirees: A Bigger Picture. Merrick School of Business.
Korb, P. J. CPA Exam Candidate Performance Task Force Meeting, "Maryland CPA Exam Requirements," MACPA, Columbia, Maryland. (2017).
Research in Progress
"An Alternate State in Mind: An Analysis of In-State vs. Out-of-State CPA Exam Candidates and their Effect on State-Level Exam Pass Rates" (Writing Results)
Using the test center location of CPA candidates, we analyze the pass rates of U.S. jurisdictions regarding the performance of both in-state and out-of-state candidates.