Employee Benefits Tax Technical Resource Panel
Type Of Group:Panel
Status:Accepting Applications
Reports To:Tax Executive Committee
# Of Meetings:2
Proposed # Of Members:9
# Of Vacancies:2
Current Chair:Thomas Pevarnik
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
Arazi, AlbertMemberYes2
Bierma, ChristaMemberYes1
Bushman, AnneMemberYes5
Esposito, KristinStaff LiaisonYes11
Friel, MargaretMemberYes1
Germano, LisaMemberYes1
Pevarnik, ThomasChairYes6
Shankle, ChristopherMemberYes4
Tackney, StephenMemberYes1
Vines, JoanMemberYes2
Walker, DeborahImmediate Past ChairYes8