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John Barrick

Associate Professor,
School of Accountancy

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Professor Barrick has been on the BYU’s School of Accountancy since 2000. From 2007 to 2009, he worked for the US Congress as a Legislative Accountant at the Joint Committee on Taxation. While there, he worked on numerous tax acts and had jurisdiction over accounting methods and periods, property transactions, cost recovery, and administrative policies and procedures.

Selected Publications

  • "Lobbying Expenditures of the Health Sector During the COVID-19 Pandemic", Journal of General Internal Medicine, Edition 10, Volume 35, Pages 3133-3136, 2020
  • "Tax Corporate Political Activity: A Literature Review.", Journal of the American Taxation Association, Volume Spring, American Accounting Association, Sarasota Florida, 2019
  • "Tax Corporate Political Activity: A Literature Review"



  • Accountant, Joint Committee on Taxation, 2007–2009


  • Swedish

Certificates and Licenses

  • Certified Professional Accountant — Washington State Board of Accountancy — 1994