Li Luo
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Business Administration and Accounting
Areas of Expertise

individual tax, tax treaty, business tax, international tax, tax law compliance, financial accounting, accounting for not-for-profit organization, and accounting information system.


Li Luo

CPA, Assistant Professor of Accounting & SPEC Partner & Site Coordinator of the IRS VITA/TCE Program

Li Luo is an Assistant Professor at Hartwick College. She has created an extraordinary professional development opportunity for her students that is also a service to the community. Her class provides free tax services through the Hartwick College Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. In the program’s 2020 and 2021 year, the IRS-certified students prepared over 500 federal or state returns for clients across the country and earned a 100% acceptance rate with zero errors. Their final exam came in the form of a professional credential: the IRS Advanced certificates. Hartwick is one of just a few colleges and universities to offer the program nationwide in the whole year.

Recent courses taught:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Taxation
  • VITA
  • Taxation I
  • Accounting Capstone

Selected publications:

  • Wang, W., & Luo, L. (2020). An Integrated Framework for Managing Information Technology Security Uncertainty. European Journal of Business and Management, 12-18.
  • Luo, L., & Wang, W. (2017). Disability Discrimination in Employment: Three Countries Comparison. Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization, 65, 14-18.
  • Lee, Mina., & Luo, Li. (2012). The Style of Bad Business: Corruption vs. Loopholes. Asia Academy of Management Conference (AAMC) 2012, Seoul, Korea.

College service and professional affiliations:

  • Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member of National Taxation Association (NTA)
  • IRS SPEC Partner
  • IRS SPEC 6744 Test Committee Member
  • IRS SPEC Publication 4491 Committee Member
  • Hartwick College IRS VITA/TCE Site Coordinator
  • Member of Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for Business
  • Member of Beta Alpha Psi Honor Society for Accounting, Finance, and Information System
  • Faculty Representative for Hartwick College BOT Audit and Compliance

Credentials & Certifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • IRS VITA/TCE Certifications – Advanced; Military; International; Foreign Students; and Federal Tax Law Circular 230