Associate Professor Paul Kenny

Academic Status

College of Business, Government and Law

place Law & Commerce Building (3.60)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Associate Professor Paul Kenny has been a lecturer in Taxation Law with Flinders University since 1995. He has completed a Bachelor of Economics, Master of Taxation Law and Doctor of Juridical Science degrees and worked in a broad range of accounting and taxation law settings.

Associate Professor Kenny has authored more than 100 books, refereed journal articles and national and international conference papers. His Australian Tax and Concise Tax Legislation books are now in 15th editions. These books are widely used by Australian universities, the tax profession and the Australian Taxation Office.

Associate Professor Kenny regularly gives talks and interviews on topics like taxation and tax reform. He has ongoing engagements with small business and the local community, being part of the Tanunda Hill vineyard in the Barossa Valley and organises Yellow Day during the Adelaide Test to raise funds for a child cancer charity.

His research interests include: digital economy and small business, taxation policy, capital gains tax, small business taxation and wine taxation.


Deakin University
Doctor of Juridical Science (2008)

Deakin UniversityMasters of Taxation Law (1999)

University of Adelaide
Bachelor of Economics (Majoring in Accounting) (1986)

Honours, awards and grants

Finalist Lexis Nexis Centenary book prize 2013

Flinders Business School Research prize 2012

Vice Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching Award 2006

School of Commerce Research prize 2002

School of Commerce Research prize 2001

School of Commerce Research prize 1999

School of Commerce Teaching prize 1998

Ausawards Internet award for Oz Tax, Australian Taxation Index for good contents, visibility and variety, 2000

Key responsibilities

Topic co-ordination and teaching of taxation law at the undergradute and masters level.

Research - primarily into Australian tax reform.

Research interests

small business taxation, wine tax, tax policy

Teaching interests
Taxation law
Topic coordinator
BUSN3054 Taxation Law and Practice
Topic lecturer
BUSN3054 Taxation Law and Practice
Supervisory interests
Taxation policy
Higher degree by research supervision
Associate supervisor: tax law (2)
Expert for media contact
Taxation Policy
Taxation and The Internet
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