Kess Award recognizes excellence in continuing education


John J. Connors, president of Tax Educators’ Network, received the 2013 Sidney Kess Award for Excellence in Continuing Education.

The award, created in 2010 in honor of Kess, a nationally renowned tax expert, recognizes individual CPAs who have made significant contributions in the areas of tax and financial planning, and whose public service exemplifies the CPA profession’s values and ethics.

Connors previously served on the graduate tax faculty at the University of Wisconsin’s School of Business in Milwaukee. He also publishes Monthly Tax Update, a tax newsletter for practitioners, has written books published by the AIPCA, and is a frequent speaker at workshops and conferences around the country.

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