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Tad D. Ransopher

Assistant Professor    

J.D., Woodrow Wilson College of Law
M.P.A., Georgia State University
M.Tx., Georgia State University
M.B.A., Stetson University
B.A., University of Indianapolis


Tax litigation
Estates & trusts
International accounting
IRS practice and procedure


Ransopher, partner in Ransopher & Tedrick LLP, Attorneys at Law, teaches tax administration practice and procedures, tax planning for the highly compensated, and income taxation of estates and trust corporate taxation. He is the co-author of the article “Individual and Corporate Tax Update,” which appeared in the Journal of Accountancy. Ransopher lectures around the country on taking the Tax Court Exam and lectures to CPA groups on tax updates. Ransopher received the 2015 Sparks Award for outstanding service to the university and college and the 2014 Tau Alpha Chi Outstanding Professor award; he was a co-recipient of the 2004 Deloitte Teaching Innovation Award from the American Tax Association.

  • “Tax Compliance and Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples,” Tad D. Ransopher and Samuel H. Grier, Estate Planning and Community Property Law Journal, Texas Tech University School of Law Vol. 5 Summer 2013 Book 2.
  • How to Pass the Tax Court Exam was published from 1995 to 2005 and is no longer in print.