Miranda researches on tax law and policy, including taxation of business entities in the context of globalisation; not-for-profits; tax and development; budget laws and institutions; and legitimacy of tax reform processes and institutions nationally and internationally. Recent books include as co-editor, Not for Profits Law (Cambridge University Press, 2014); Sham Transactions (Oxford University Press, 2013); Tax, Law and Development (Edward Elgar, 2013). Miranda is co-author of Death and Taxes (Thomson Reuters, 5th ed, 2012) and Cooper Krever Vann’s Income Taxation Commentary and Materials (Thomson Reuters, 7th ed, 2012).
Before her appointment as Director of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Miranda was a Professor at Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne where she retains an affiliation. Miranda commenced at the University of Melbourne in 2000, after holding a position at New York University School of Law, NY, USA, in the leading International Tax program in the US. She previously worked in private legal practice and in the Australian Tax Office on business tax policy and legislation. Miranda has also taught in the graduate tax law programs at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada and the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Miranda is a Fellow of the Research School of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University.