Employee Benefits Tax Technical Resource Panel
Type Of Group:Panel
Status:Applications Complete
Reports To:Tax Executive Committee
# Of Meetings:2
Proposed # Of Members:9
# Of Vacancies:2
Current Chair:Deborah Walker
Staff Liaison(s):Kristin Esposito
 Group Objective

Monitor legislative and regulatory activity in the area of employee benefits taxation, such as employee benefit plans (including executive compensation and payroll taxes) and tax provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Identify issues and recommend modifications to and simplification and clarification of the employee benefits tax provisions. Maintain appropriate relationships with the IRS, Treasury, Congress, Department of Labor, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, and other government officials. Collaborate with other organizations that deal with employee benefits, as appropriate. Serve as a subject matter expert in the area of employee benefits taxation for the AICPA conferences team in the planning of relevant conferences. Act as a resource to assist the other committees, technical resource panels and task forces, as appropriate, on matters of employee benefits taxation.

Previous experience in the taxation of employee benefits and/or executive compensation.

Current Group Members
MemberRole©Yrs Of Svc
Ahsmuhs, JanisMemberYes3
Arazi, AlbertMemberYes1
Bushman, AnneMemberYes4
Esposito, KristinStaff LiaisonYes10
Flett, KimberlyMemberYes2
Pevarnik, ThomasVice ChairYes5
Shankle, ChristopherMemberYes3
Stecher, TerriMemberYes3
Swedelson, MarkMemberYes3
Vines, JoanMemberYes1
Walker, DeborahChairYes7