Top Tax Award Goes to Abbin


On behalf of the Institute, Pamela J. Pecarich, tax executive committee chairman, bestows the profession’s highest tax commendation, the Arthur J. Dixon award, on Byrle M. Abbin, CPA, a nationally recognized expert on estate, gift and trust tax issues. The annual prize honors the memory of a CPA known for his outstanding service to the tax profession and the AICPA tax division.

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News quiz: IRS enforcement, a hot job, and audit value

The IRS’s 2016 Data Book, a “hot job” of particular interest at this time of year, and insight into how executive and audit committees view the insights from financial statement audits received attention recently. See how much you know with this short quiz.