Jay L. Zagorsky

Jay L. Zagorsky

Jay L. Zagorsky teaches at Boston University's Questrom School of Business. From 1988 to the present his teaching has spanned a wide range of levels from senior executives taking intensive classes to high school students encountering economic theories for the first time. From 1995 to 2018, he held the position of research scientist at The Ohio State University, where he collected data as part of the National Longitudinal Surveys on income, wealth, and life experiences of thousands of Americans.

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I tried to pay my taxes in cash — here’s what happened, and why the IRS should make it easier

By: - April 16, 2023

About two-thirds of all U.S. residents who file federal income taxes typically get a refund. Unfortunately, this year I am among the other third who owe the Internal Revenue Service money. So I tried something I’ve never done before and few people do: I wanted to pay my tax bill in cash — that is, with real […]