Luke Richardson

Luke Richardson

Associate Professor of Instruction and Kerkering Barberio Fellow
Room: BSN 3304
Phone: (813) 974-6534

Luke Richardson is an associate professor of instruction and Kerkering Barberio Fellow in the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy. He teaches courses in taxation of individuals and business entities and is a past recipient of the Advisory Council’s Outstanding Teaching Award. He also serves as a faculty advisor for the Delta Gamma chapter of Beta Alpha Psi.

Richardson, a licensed CPA and lawyer in Florida, worked with Deloitte prior to taking his position at the university. He serves as an editor and author on Pearson’s Federal Taxation textbook and has published articles in practitioner journals such as Tax Notes, The Tax Adviser, and the Journal of Accountancy. He also continues in his professional practice and has been featured as a tax expert in many print and television news media outlets.

Richardson completed a juris doctorate at the Stetson University College of Law and bachelor’s and graduate degrees in accountancy at the University of South Florida. 


  • TAX 6134 – Advanced Corporate Taxation
  • TAX 6065 – Contemporary Issues in Taxation
  • TAX 5015 – Federal Taxation of Business Entities
  • TAX 4940 – IRS VITA Internship
  • TAX 4001 – Concepts of Federal Income Taxation
  • ACG 6915 – Directed Research


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  • McKinley, J. and L. Richardson, (July 2020), "A Simple Fix to the “Retail Glitch”", TAX STRINGER (a publication of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA))
  • McKinley, J., L. Richardson, and J. Lee, (September 2020), "The new charitable deduction for nonitemizersJournal of Accountancy
  • McKinley, J., M. Geiszler, and L. Richardson, (2018), "To Deduct or Not Deduct: 'Qualified Performing Artists’," 161 Tax Notes 185
  • McKinley, J., M. Geiszler, and L. Richardson, (2018), "New Form May Simplify Tax Compliance for Seniors" AICPA The Tax Adviser: Tax Insider 


  • Faculty advisor, Beta Alpha Psi Delta Gamma chapter (2022–present)
  • Member, Muma College of Business Faculty Executive Committee (2024–present)
  • Member, USF Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy Scholarship Committee (2015–present)
  • Member, Muma College of Business Teaching Academy (2022–present)
  • Chair, FICPA Accounting Careers and Education Committee (2023–2024)
  • Chair, FICPA Federal Taxation Committee (2021–2022)
  • Vice Chair, FICPA Federal Taxation Committee (2020–2021)
  • Member, FICPA Federal Taxation Committee (2016–present)
  • Member, FICPA Accounting Careers and Education (2019–present)
  • Member, FICPA USF Accounting Conference Committee (2016–present)
  • Faculty thesis advisor, Judy Genshaft Honors College (2016–present)
  • Treasurer and board member, Hope Street of Tampa [a 501(c)(3) nonprofit] (2015–2017)