Mares Earns Top Tax Honors


Mares Earns Top Tax Honors
T he 2006 Arthur J. Dixon Memorial Award, the profession’s highest recognition for achievement in the area of taxation, was presented to Michael E. Mares, CPA, at the AICPA National Conference on Federal Taxes held in Washington, D.C. Mares, CPA/ABV, is an attorney and partner with Witt Mares of Newport News, Va.

For more than 20 years Mares has been a volunteer leader in the Institute, serving on the AICPA board of directors and The Tax Adviser’s editorial advisory board and as chair and member of the AICPA Tax Executive Committee. Mares was named one of Virginia’s “super CPAs” by Virginia Business magazine, received the Outstanding Member Award of the Virginia Society of CPAs and was voted one of the “100 most influential CPAs in the United States” five times by Accounting Today.

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