Tate & Tryon is pleased to announce that Deborah G. Kosnett, CPA, Tax Principal, has been named to the AICPA Tax Executive Committee (TEC) for 2015-2016. The TEC is a senior AICPA committee responsible for policy-setting in the area of taxation. The TEC has the general authority to speak and act on behalf of the AICPA in tax matters, including legislation, administration, ethical standards, and member practice support. The TEC plans, initiates, supervises, and coordinates projects, programs, and activities of the AICPA Tax Division, and must approve all policy recommendations of the working groups, and authorize all AICPA statements on taxation.

As part of her Committee duties, Ms. Kosnett will serve as TEC liaison to the AICPA Exempt Organizations Taxation Technical Resource Panel (EOTRP), a committee on which she has served as both a regular and an associate member in prior years.

Ms. Kosnett first began her career with Tate & Tryon in 1999, after serving as a senior tax manager at Ernst & Young and KPMG. She has nearly 30 years' experience in not-for-profit taxation, and works with a number of highly visible organizations in the Washington area.

About Tate & Tryon

Providing consistent quality and service for over 20 years, Tate & Tryon is a public accounting, technology and advisory firm specializing exclusively in nonprofit organizations.  Our clients represent a broad range of national and international organizations including foundations, arts and cultural organizations, advocacy groups, educational institutions, professional societies, trade associations, and research organizations. Our focus in the nonprofit sector enables us to provide a full range of services to address key areas of operations including reserves strategy, financial governance, risk management, internal control enhancement, process efficiency, benchmarking and metrics development.  With over 120 professionals, Tate & Tryon is among the 160 largest accounting firms in the United States.  Locally, the Washington Business Journal ranks Tate & Tryon among the 20 largest CPA firms in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area.  For additional information visit our website at http://www.tatetryon.com.