Dr. Charles Gnizak, CPA


Charles Gnizak

McCartney Hall 209C
(785) 628-4328

Ph.D. in Accounting, Minor in International Business, Kent State University, 1993
M.B.A. in Management, University of Montana, 1988
B.B.A. in Accounting, Kent State University, 1981

Courses Taught:

  • Principles of Accounting I
  • Income Tax Procedure
  • Governmental and Institutional Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Advanced Tax Procedure

Fields of Specialization:
Income Tax, Financial Accounting

Other Professional Activity:
Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Kansas Society of CPAs, and American Accounting Association


"Tax Court: Top Ten Most Litigated Federal Tax Issues and What We Can Learn from Them," TAXPRO Journal, Vol. 19, No. 4, Fall 2012.

"IFRS and Texas Industry Clusters: Likely Intersections," Midwestern Business and Economic Review, No. 46, Fall 2010. (Co-authored with Joan Rumpel and Mark Collado)

"IRS Releases Draft of Schedule UTP -- Stresses GAAP Disclosures of Uncertain Tax Positions Not Enough," TAXPRO Journal, Summer 2010.

"Sharing GAAP Disclosures -- Benefits of Disclosing Uncertain Tax Positions Are One-Sided," TAXPRO Journal, Spring 2010.

"Ethical Standards in Tax Research -- Achieving Sufficient Support for a Tax Position," Today's CPA, Vol. 35, No. 5, March/April 2008.

"The More-Likely-Than-Not Standard -- A Band-aid Approach to Tax Position Certainty," TAXPRO Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, Winter 2008.

"Circular 230 -- A Guide for Opinion Writers and Tax Professionals," TAXPRO Quarterly Journal, Fall 2005.