October Town Hall: Tax Update Webcast
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October Town Hall: Tax Update Webcast


Oct. 25
1:00 - 1:50 p.m.

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PICPA Member: $0 | Nonmember: $50

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Stay up to date on new state and federal tax changes at the PICPA's October Town Hall. Discuss recent Pennsylvania policy decisions surrounding the sales and use tax. On the federal level, learn new developments regarding the tax provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 and get a forecast of year-end congressional tax legislation, including the possible extension of expiring provisions. This session will also cover recent AICPA tax legislative advocacy efforts.


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 (CGMA) designation.      

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.



Jason Skrinak is the Founder of Pivot Consulting LLC. With over 20 years’ experience in public accounting, he is highly regarded throughout the region for his deep knowledge and expertise in SALT consulting. As a State and Local Tax professional consultant, he has specialized knowledge in various Pennsylvania taxes including sales and use, corporate net income, and the bank shares tax. He has also assisted with numerous multi-state tax issues dealing with various corporate taxes.

Jason has significant experience representing taxpayers before Pennsylvania’s Board of Appeals and the Board of Finance and Revenue. In addition, Jason has testified before the PA Senate Finance Committee on topics including state tax reform.

Prior to Pivot Consulting, Jason was the Leader of RKL’s State and Local Taxes (SALT) Practice. In his role at RKL, Jason was responsible for overseeing the growth and development of the firm’s SALT practice, helping identify tax-savings opportunities, ensuring compliance and representing taxpayers in tax controversies. Prior to joining RKL, Jason was a Principal and State and Local Tax Practice Leader for a regional firm. In addition, he brings more than 11 years experience as a SALT professional with a “Big Four” firm with an office in Harrisburg.

B.S. Accounting, Villanova University


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Member
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), Member
  • PICPA’s State and Local Tax Committee, Member and Former Chair
  • PICPA’s Conference of Pennsylvania Taxes, Member and Former Chair
  • PICPA’s Fiscal Responsibility Committee and PICPA Legislation Committee, Member
  • Board of Auditors, Lower Paxton Township, Member


  • Leadership Harrisburg Area, Graduate
  • PICPA 40 Under 40, Class of 2009
  • PICPA South Central Chapter’s 2013 Volunteer Service Award

Jason resides in Lower Paxton Township with his wife and two children and enjoys attending sporting events, golfing and spending time with his family.


Quoted in Feb. 9, 2016, Central Penn Business Journal story, ‘You have to run with what you have’: Pa. budget uncertainty makes it hard for businesses to plan ahead for tax obligations



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