At the AICPA National Conference on Federal Taxes held in Washington,
D.C., Robert M. Rosen, CPA, received from Thomas J. Purcell III, CPA,
chairman of the tax executive committee, the 2004 Arthur J. Dixon
Memorial Award, the profession’s highest recognition for achievement in
the area of taxation. Rosen is a retired partner of Ernst & Young,
where—as a national director of tax education and also of quality
control—he specialized in consolidated returns. His extensive record of
AICPA service and leadership includes chairmanship of several
tax-related committees and task forces and many years as co-editor of
the Tax Clinic column in The Tax Adviser.
The annual award honors CPAs for outstanding service to the tax
profession and the AICPA tax division.