Eileen Sherr is a Director – Tax Policy & Advocacy
of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the
Association, also includes and referred to as AICPA) in Washington, DC.
She assists in the development and implementation of the Association’s tax
policy and advocacy, including the formulation, review, and submission to
Congress, Treasury, and the IRS of tax technical and policy
recommendations. She also plays a key role in the development of the
Association’s testimony for tax-related Congressional hearings. She also
represents the Association with various tax related organizations, including the
American College of Trust and Estate Council (ACTEC), American Bankers
Association Trust Tax Committee, and Tax Executives Institute.
Ms. Sherr staffs the Association’s Tax Executive Committee and Trust, Estate,
and Gift Tax Technical Resource Panel and its Foreign Trust Task Force; writes
and presents on emerging tax legislative and regulatory issues; and interacts
with government officials, other organizations, and the media.
Ms. Sherr obtained her Master of Taxation degree and Bachelors of Accountancy
degree from The George Washington University. She is a Certified Public
Accountant (CPA) and has earned her Chartered Global Management Accountant
Ms. Sherr is a frequent speaker at national and state CPA society tax
conferences and webcasts. Ms. Sherr has authored articles in The Tax
Adviser, Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Accountancy Online, CPA Letter
Daily, Bloomberg Tax, Practical Accountant, Practicing CPA, and Rethinking65
and; has written blogs for AICPA Insights; has recorded podcasts, webcasts, and
videos for the AICPA website; has been interviewed on CNBC, CNN, Fox Business
News, and Scripps; and has been quoted in many publications, including the CBS
News, CNBC.com, Forbes, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington
Post, as well as Accounting Today, Allwork.Space, Bloomberg BNA, Bloomberg Tax,
BNA Daily Tax Reports, Builtin.com, Business Insider, CCH Tax Day, CCH Federal
Tax Weekly, Checkpoint Newstand, CFODive.com, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free
Press, Digisensus.com, Grow.acorns.com, Law360, Marketwatch, NerdWallet, NYSSCPA
Trusted Professional, Politico, Reuters, Rockville Gazette, San Francisco
Chronicle, Tax Notes Today, The Hill, and WEBCPA.