Dr Hilary Qualter

School of Business

Lecturer / Assistant Professor

Rhetoric House
59
(01) 708 3480

Biography

Dr Hilary Qualter is an assistant professor in Accounting at Maynooth University School of Business lecturing mainly in the area of taxation at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Having graduated with a B.Comm degree from National University of Ireland, Galway she completed her accountancy training with Deloitte. Prior to joining Maynooth University she spent a number of years working in practice and  has extensive industry experience, specialising in the financial services sector.

She is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and completed her PhD in tax policy development at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Her research interests focus on taxation as a social and institutional practice, from the perspectives and interaction of a range of stakeholders.

She is a council member of the Irish Accounting and Finance Association and acts as external examiner for TU Dublin.

Research Interests

Hilary's research interests focus on taxation as a social and institutional practice, from the perspectives and interaction of a range of stakeholders.

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2015 Participation in tax policy development in Practice: Preliminary Findings.
Qualter, H. (2015) Participation in tax policy development in Practice: Preliminary Findings. [Oral Presentation], Irish Accounting and Finance Association Doctoral Colloquim, Dublin [Details]
2015 Public Participation in Tax Policy Development : A Literature Review.
Qualter, H. (2015) Public Participation in Tax Policy Development : A Literature Review. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], 24th Annual Tax Research Network Conference, Hull University Business School [Details]
2014 Participation in tax policy development in Practice: A Research Agenda.
Qualter, H. (2014) Participation in tax policy development in Practice: A Research Agenda. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Critical Perspectives in Accounting Conference, Emerging Scholars Colloquium, Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto [Details]
2014 Public Participation in Tax Policy Development: Paths to Participation.
Qualter, H. (2014) Public Participation in Tax Policy Development: Paths to Participation. [Oral Presentation], Irish Accounting and Finance Association Doctoral Colloquium, Belfast [Details]
2013 Tax Policy and Lobbying.
Qualter, H. (2013) Tax Policy and Lobbying. [Oral Presentation], Irish Accounting and Finance Association Doctoral Colloquium, Dublin [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Irish Accounting and Finance Association Council Member 01-MAY-19 /
Tax Research Network Member /
Chartered Accountants Ireland Associate 01-JAN-91 /
Chartered Accountants Ireland Fellow 01-JAN-01 /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Irish Accounting and Finance Association Council Member 2019 /
Irish Accounting and Finance Association Conference Chair 2022 2022 /
School of Business Maynooth University Accounting Accreditation Committee Member 2017 /

Other Activities

  Description

External Tax Examiner on TU Dublin accounting programmes (2019 to date)

Teaching Interests

Hilary teaches taxation to undergraduate and postgraduate students. She has designed of all taxation modules at Maynooth University School of Business, delivers modules that include corporation tax, income tax, capital gains tax, capital acquisitions tax , stamp duty, value added tax, and incorporates  the theory of taxation across all modules.
At both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, the tax modules are aligned with requirements of the professional accounting bodies. 

Her teaching philosophy is based around ensuring technical accuracy whilst contextualising tax theory and practice in an ever-changing environment.

Current taught modules
:
Undergraduate
AC207 Personal and Business Taxation
Postgraduate   AC608 Advanced Taxation