Detailed Information for Ralph Fritzsch

Dr. Ralph Fritzsch 
Accounting / MIS
 » Chair
Office Location
Dillard College of Business Administration 287A
Office Hours

 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4364
Fax: (940) 397-4693
 
 

Management Information Systems
 » Chair
Office Location
Dillard College of Business Administration 287A 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4364
Fax: (940) 397-4693
 
 

Accounting / MIS
 » Professor
Office Location
Dillard College of Business Administration 287A 
  

Contact Information

ralph.fritzsch@mwsu.edu

My Websites

Interests

Research Interests

Retirement-related Tax Issues, State Certification Process

Teaching Interests

Managerial and International Accounting


Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2014 ACCT 2243  201  Managerial Accounting    Dillard College of Business Administration 129

TR 930 1050

Details Spring 2014 ACCT 2243  202  Managerial Accounting    Dillard College of Business Administration 129

TR 1100 1220

Details Spring 2014 4893, 5893  201  Internship    Dillard College of Business Administration 
Details Spring 2014 4553  201  Ind Study in Accounting    Dillard College of Business Administration 
Details Fall 2013 ACCT 3203  101  Cost Accounting I    Dillard College of Business Administration 338

TR 930 1050

Details Fall 2013 ACCT 3203  170  Cost Accounting I    Dillard College of Business Administration 338

MW 1730 1850

Details Fall 2013 4893, 5893  101  INTERNSHIP    Dillard College of Business Administration 
Details Summer II 2013 4893, 5893  401  Internship    Dillard College of Business Administration 
Details Summer I 2013 MIS 4893  301  Internship in Mgmt Info Sys    Dillard College of Business Administration 
Details Summer I 2013 ACCT 4553  301  Ind Study in Accounting    Dillard College of Business Administration 
Details Spring 2013 ACCT 2243  201  Managerial Accounting    Dillard College of Business Administration 338

TR 930 1050

Details Spring 2013 ACCT 2243  202  Managerial Accounting    Dillard College of Business Administration 338

TR 1100 1220

Details Spring 2013 4893  201  Internship    Dillard College of Business Administration 
Details Fall 2012 ACCT 3203  101  Cost Accounting I    Dillard College of Business Administration 338

TR 930 1050

Details Fall 2012 ACCT 3203  102  Cost Accounting I    Dillard College of Business Administration 338

TR 1100 1220

Details Fall 2012 4893  101  Internship    Dillard College of Business Administration 
Details Summer II 2012 4893  401  Internship     Dillard College of Business Administration 
Details Spring 2012 3033  270  Intermediate Accounting I    Dillard College of Business Administration 338

MW 17:30-18:50

Details Spring 2012 3033  201  Intermediate Accounting I    Dillard College of Business Administration 336

Tr 9:30-10:50

Details Fall 2011 4893, 5893  101  Internship    Dillard College of Business Administration 
Details Fall 2011 3203  101  Cost Accounting I    Dillard College of Business Administration 336 TR 0930am-1050am
Details Fall 2011 3203  170  Cost Accounting I    Dillard College of Business Administration 338 MW 0530pm-0650pm
Details Summer II 2011 4893  401  Internship in Accounting    Dillard College of Business Administration Internship
Details Spring 2011 3203  270  Cost Accounting I    Dillard College of Business Administration 336

MW 5:30-6:50pm

Details Spring 2011 3033  201  Intermediate Accounting I    Dillard College of Business Administration 338

TR 9:30-10:50am

Details Spring 2011 3033  202  Intermediate Accounting I    Dillard College of Business Administration 338

TR 11:00-12:20

Details Fall 2010 5213  180  Cost Analysis & Control    Dillard College of Business Administration 338

R
7:00 p - 9:50 p

Details Fall 2010 3203  101  Cost Accounting I    Dillard College of Business Administration 338

TR 11:00 am - 12:20 p.m




Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
United States Air Force Academy B.S., Engineering Management 1966 
Ohio State University M.A., Economics 1967 
George Washington University D.B.A., MIS and Finance 1972 



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 USAF  Operations Research Analyst  1966  1975
 University of Texas  Professor  1973  1975
 Trinity University  Professor  1973  1973
 St. Mary's University  Professor  1974  1975
 John B. Barbour Trucking Company, Inc.  Vice President  1976  1984



Research and Publications

Refereed Articles 

Fritzsch, R., VanZante, N., & Gaharan, C. (2012).  Social Security Benefits Taxation: Issues and Present Status.  Journal of Business and Economic Research, 10 (12), 1-6.  

VanZante, N. & Fritzsch, R. (2012).  Senior Citizens and the Marriage Tax on Social Security Benefits.  CPA Journal.  

VanZante, N. & Fritzsch, R. (in press, 2011).  Guidance for Increasing Retirement Income with Emphasis on Social Security Benefits.  Central Business Review, XXX (1-2), 25-30.  

VanZante, N. & Fritzsch, R. (2011).  Don't Let Social Security Torpedo Your Roth IRA Conversion Decision.  CPA Journal, 2-3.  

VanZante, N. R. & Fritzsch, R. B. (2010).  Roth: Still the Right Choice.  CPA Journal, 11-13.  

Fritzsch, R., Neal, V., & George, W. (2008).  Practical Guidance for Including a Roth 401K in Your Retirement Investment Portfolio.  Journal of Business and Economic Research, 6 (9), 35-38.  

VanZante, N. & Fritzsch, R. (2008).  Social Security Planning: Emphasis on Married Couples.  CPA Journal.  

Fritzsch, R. & VanZante, N. (2008).  The Current Status of Taxation of Social Security Benefits.  The Journal of 21st Century Accounting, 8 (1).  

VanZante, N. & Fritzsch, R. (2006).  Comparison of Board of Accountancy Continuing Professional Education Requirements with an Emphasis on Ethics.  CPA Journal, LXXVI (10), 58-65.  

VanZante, N. R., Wagman, G. R., & Fritzsch, R. (2006).  Tips for Maximizing the Value of Your Research Investment Portfolio.  Journal of Applied Business Research.  

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2005).  Social Security Benefits: Evaluating When to Begin Collecting Social Security Benefits.  Practical Tax Strategies.  

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2003).  Dodging the Bullet: High Marginal Tax Rates on Social Security Benefits.  Today's CPA.  

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2002).  Private Mortgage Insurance: When Should it be Discontinued?  Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Economics.  

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2001).  An International Comparison of Taxation of Married Individuals: Is the 'Marriage Tax' Unique to the United States?  Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Economics.  

Fritzsch, R. & VanZante, N. (1999).  IRA Contributions: Keep it Simple to Offer the Best Advice.  Today's CPA, 25 (4).  

Refereed Proceedings 

Full Paper

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2005).  Tips for Maximizing the Value of your Retirement Investment Portfolio.  International Applied Business Research Conference.  

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2005).  Taxation of Social Security Benefits: An Update.  Southwest Business Symposium.  

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2004).  When to Begin Social Security Spousal Benefits.  Mountain Plains Management Conference.  

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2003).  Analyzing the Elimination of Private Mortgage Insurance Through the Use of Secondary Financing.  Southwest Regional Meeting, American Accounting Association.  

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2003).  A Comprehensive Collection of Practical Suggestions for Maximizing the Value of Social Security Benefits.  Mountain Plains Management Conference.  

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2003).  The Accounting Information Systems Course: Integrating Technology Across the Curriculum.  Mountain Plains Management Conference.  

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2002).  The Marriage Penalty and the Tax Relief Act of 2001.  Southwest Business Symposium.  

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2002).  Private Mortgage Insurance: When Should it be Discontinued?  Mountain Plains Management Conference.  

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2001).  An International Comparison of Taxation of Married Individuals: Is the 'Marriage Tax' Unique to the United States?  Southwest Business Symposium.  

Abstract Only

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2000).  Comparative Tax Treatment of Married Couples in the U.S, Canada, and the U.K.  Mountain-Plains Management Conference.  

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

International

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2005, March). Tips for Maximizing the Value of your Retirement Investment Portfolio.   International Applied Business Research Conference, Unknown, Unknown.

National

Fritzsch, R. & VanZante, N. (2011). The Taxation of Social Security Benefits: The Effects of Evolving Patterns in Income and Benefits.   Mountain Plains Management Conference, Grand Junction, Colorado.

VanZante, N. & Fritzsch, R. (2011). Senior Citizens and the Marriage Tax on Social Security Benefits.   Mountain Plains Management Conference, Grand Junction, Colorado.

Fritzsch, R. (2009, October). The Taxation of Social Security Benefits: Evolving Patterns in Income and Benefits.   Mountain-Plains Management Conference, Grand Junction, Colorado.

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2004, October). When to Begin Social Security Spousal Benefits.   Mountain Plains Management Conference, Unknown, Unknown.

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2003, October). The Accounting Information Systems Course: Integrating Technology Across the Curriculum.   Mountain Plains Management Conference, Unknown, Unknown.

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2003, October). A Comprehensive Collection of Practical Suggestions for Maximizing the Value of Social Security Benefits.   Mountain Plains Management Conference, Unknown, Unknown.

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2002, October). Private Mortgage Insurance: When Should it be Discontinued?   Mountain Plains Management Conference, Unknown, Unknown.

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2002, April). The Marriage Penalty and the Tax Relief Act of 2001.   Southwest Business Symposium, Unknown, Unknown.

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2001, April). An International Comparison of Taxation of Married Individuals: Is the 'Marriage Tax' Unique to the United States?   Southwest Business Symposium, Unknown, Unknown.

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2000, October). Comparative Tax Treatment of Married Couples in the U.S, Canada, and the U.K.   Mountain-Plains Management Conference, Unknown, Unknown.

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2000, April). Retirement Portfolio Allocations: An Expanded View.   Southwest Business Symposium, Unknown, Unknown.

Regional

Fritzsch, R. & VanZante, N. (2012). Social Security Benefits Taxation- Issues and Present Status.   Southwest Region, AAA, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Fritzsch, R. & VanZante, N. (2011). Working Beyond Full Retirement Age: Alternative Strategies for Social Security Beneficiaries.   Southwest Region, AAA, HOUSTON, Texas.

Fritzsch, R. & VanZante, N. (2010). Delaying Social Security Benefits Beyond Full Retirement Age.   Southwest Region, AAA, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

VanZante, N. & Fritzsch, R. (2009). Effective Use of Roth Accounts and Social Security Planning can Increase your After-Tax Retirement Income.   Southwest Regional Meeting, American Accounting Association, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Fritzsch, R. & VanZante, N. (2008, March). The Taxation of Social Security Benefits-An Update.   American Accounting Association, Southwestern Regional Meeting, Houston, Texas.

VanZante, N. & Fritzsch, R. (2007, February). Continuing Professional Education Requirements: Evolving, but Still Miles Apart.   Southwest Regional Meeting, American Accounting Association, San Antonio, Texas.

VanZante, N. R. & Fritzsch, R. B. (2006, March). Comparison of Boards of Accountancy Continuing Educational Requirements with Emphasis on Professional Ethics.   Southwest Regional Meeting, American Accounting Association, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2005, April). Taxation of Social Security Benefits: An Update.   Southwest Business Symposium, Edmond, Unknown.

Fritzsch, R. B. & VanZante, N. (2003, March). Analyzing the Elimination of Private Mortgage Insurance Through the Use of Secondary Financing.   Southwest Regional Meeting, American Accounting Association, Houston, Texas.