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Kevin Trout

author Image Kevin Trout is an assistant professor of business administration and economics at Coe College where he teaches tax accounting and personal financial planning among other courses. He is a lifetime member of AAII.

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Areas of Expertise: taxes, accounting, personal financial planning

Email: ktrout@coe.edu, robert-trout@uiowa.edu

R. Kevin Trout received his bachelor’s in finance from Utah State University, a master’s in finance from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, a master’s in accountancy from the University of Iowa and a Master of Taxation from the University of Tulsa.

For the first 20 years of his career, Trout worked in accounting and finance positions, eventually becoming chief financial officer of a middle market-sized company. After completing his master's in accountancy, Trout worked as a manager for Deloitte Tax in its lead tax services. For the last seven years, Trout has devoted his full-time effort teaching accounting and finance at Coe College and the University of Iowa, where he teaches personal financial planning and taxes and businesses strategies among other courses.

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  1. Tax Strategies »

    Keeping Transactions Clean From the Wash-Sale Rules

    Stocks are not the only security covered by the wash-sale rule; prudence is also required with bonds, preferred stocks, mutual funds and ETFs.

    December 2014 | Journal

  2. Portfolio Strategies »

    An In-Depth Look at the Tax Consequences of Asset Location

    Prudently choosing whether to hold an investment in a taxable or in a tax-deferred account can increase your aftertax rate of return.

    March 2013 | Journal