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Research Interests

Alvin’s main research area focuses on critically analysing the taxation policy on small businesses and entrepreneurial enterprises. His other research areas include: investigating the relationship between corporate income tax and corporate social responsibility, exploring tax audit and tax compliance in business practice, analysing the general anti-tax avoidance regime, and investigating the tax challenges faced by going abroad Chinese companies that invest in the Belt and Road Initiatives countries. Alvin is a Chartered Accountant and has published in several practitioners’ journals such as The Chartered Accountants Journal and The New Zealand Business Law Quarterly.

Research Interests

  • Capital gains taxation
  • Corporate income tax
  • Corporate social responsibility reporting
  • Internet financial reporting
  • International taxation
  • Value added tax
  • Tax avoidance
  • Tax compliance

Personal profile

Alvin has been working at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) since 2014. Before joining the UNNC, Alvin has worked for about 10 years at the University of Waikato and 3 years at the Unitec Institute of Technology in New Zealand. He is a Chartered Accountant (CA) and Certified Practising Accountant (CPA). Alvin also holds a doctorate degree in Accounting with working experience in a Chartered Accountancy firm. He has strong working relationship with the international accounting professional bodies.

Alvin has over 15 years’ experience as an academic researcher. He has published in numerous journals and has reviewed papers for journals based in Asia and Australasia. He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Alvin’s research interests are in capital gains taxation, corporate income tax, corporate social responsibility reporting, internet financial reporting, international taxation, value added tax, tax avoidance and tax compliance.



Financial Reporting

Tax Compliance

Business Planning Taxation

Honour and Awards

2012 USU Students' Association Top 20 Lecturers Award

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