Professor Stephanie Hoffer is an expert in United States federal income taxation. Her research explores the way in which procedural and substantive aspects of tax law affect the lives of individuals and businesses. She has published extensively and presented her work both at home and abroad. Her research on due process in IRS collections actions, which has been cited by federal courts, won the John Minor Wisdom Award for best lead article in the Tulane Law Review. She is also the coauthor of a treatise on international taxation and has testified before both the IRS and state legislative committees on the role of taxation in the lives of individuals with disabilities.
Professor Hoffer joined The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law faculty in 2008 after her appointment as a visiting assistant professor at the Northwestern University School of Law. She previously served as a law clerk for Judge Alice M. Batchelder of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and following graduation from law school, she worked in the tax department of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. She holds an LL.M. in taxation from the New York University School of Law and a J.D. from Case, and she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio, as well as the chair of its governance committee.
Professor Hoffer teaches Taxation of Business Entities, International Taxation, Basic Federal Income Tax, Tax Policy, and Contracts.