Walker Wins Top Tax Award

At the AICPA National Conference on Federal Taxes held in November in Washington, D.C., Michael Walker, CPA, received from Robert A. Zarzar, CPA, chairman of the tax executive committee, the Institute’s Arthur J. Dixon Memorial Award, the profession’s highest recognition for achievement in the area of taxation. He has been a member of the Institute’s governing council and, as a tax division volunteer, has served on the AICPA tax, managerial and governmental accounting and reporting subcommittee and as chairman of the fringe benefits task force, the domestic relations task force and the tax determination subcommittee. He is a principal with the firm REDW Business & Financial Resources LLC in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The annual prize honors Mr. Dixon, a CPA known for his outstanding service to the tax profession and the AICPA tax division.


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