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 Tax Executive Committee
Type Of Group:Executive Committee Senior Technical
Status:Accepting Applications
Classification:Tax
Reports To:Board Of Directors
# Of Meetings:7
Proposed # Of Members:18
# Of Vacancies:11
Current Chair:Jan Lewis
Staff Liaison(s):Edward Karl
Cari Weston
 
 Group Objective
Oversight committee responsible for the work of all Tax Division committees and technical resource panels. As a designated AICPA senior committee and standard setting body, approves all AICPA tax policy positions and Statements on Standards for Tax Services (enforceable tax practice standards for AICPA members), including interpretations. Manages legislative and regulatory monitoring performed across the Tax Division. Coordinates efforts to identify issues and recommend modifications that would simplify and clarify tax law and regulatory guidance. Maintains appropriate relationships with the IRS, Treasury, Congress and other government officials. Supports AICPA’s efforts to position CPAs as the premier provider of tax services by monitoring developments, trends and best practices regarding practice efficiency and service quality, and providing information to assist members with understanding the complex rules of practice before the IRS. Provides guidance to help members understand and maintain the highest ethical standards. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Previous service on Tax Division committees or technical resource panels (TRP). Service as a committee or TRP chair preferred.
 
 Qualifications
Previous experience in the development or approval of tax policy, testimony, comment letters and formal positions (on rulings, legislation, Department of the Treasury regulations, notices, determinations, forms, and other regulatory and administrative guidance on taxation matters).  Also, previous experience in understanding the unique challenges and requirements of CPAs in tax practice in a firm or in the tax department of a company.

Current Group Members
MemberRole©Yrs Of Svc
Anderson, KevinMemberYes2
Dwyer, CindyMemberYes4
Fielman, TraceyMemberYes4
Freeh, CheriMemberYes2
Greenwald, MichaelMemberYes3
Hesse, ChristopherImmediate Past ChairYes7
Jenkins, EdwardMemberYes3
Karl, EdwardStaff LiaisonYes3
Lewis, JanChairYes5
Martin, JeffreyMemberYes2
Pentland, PeterMemberYes3
Prater, MarkMemberYes3
Preusch, NicholasMemberYes3
Ransome, JustinMemberYes5
Schreiber, GerardMemberYes4
Seto, AnnaMemberYes2
Shaw Stanton, CatherineMemberYes2
Vickers, N.MemberYes4
Weston, CariStaff LiaisonYes8
Zidik, DonaldMemberYes3