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AICPA to Testify at House Hearing on Resolving Taxpayer Disputes

Chastity Wilson, JD, LLM, CPA, vice chair of the American Institute of CPAs’ (AICPA) Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Advocacy & Relations Committee, will testify on Wednesday, September 13, at a hearing of the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee on “IRS Reform: Resolving Taxpayer Disputes.”

The hearing is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. ET in Room 1100 of Longworth House Office Building in Washington, D.C. It will focus on the taxpayer perspective and ways the IRS can resolve taxpayer disputes in a timely, efficient, and cost-effective manner.

Wilson, who is principal partner in charge of the national tax office of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, will focus her testimony on recommendations to improve the independence and efficiency of the dispute resolution process. She will also offer suggestions to help ensure that the IRS understands the taxpayer perspective and delivers “customer-focused” service.

The AICPA’s testimony will be available from Shirley Twillman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 2:00 pm ET on September 13.

About the American Institute of CPAs
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for its members and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, offers specialized credentials, builds the pipeline of future talent and drives professional competency development to advance the vitality, relevance and quality of the profession.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

Media representatives are invited to visit the AICPA Press Center at www.aicpa.org/press.

About the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association) is the most influential body of professional accountants, combining the strengths of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) to power opportunity, trust and prosperity for people, businesses and economies worldwide. It represents 650,000 members and students in public and management accounting and advocates for the public interest and business sustainability on current and emerging issues. With broad reach, rigor and resources, the Association advances the reputation, employability and quality of CPAs, CGMAs and accounting and finance professionals globally.