Deborah G. Kosnett, CPA, is a Tax Principal with Tate & Tryon, CPAs and Consultants, in Washington, DC, a firm specializing solely in not-for-profit organizations. She has 30 years' experience as a tax advisor to many types of not-for-profit organizations in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining Tate & Tryon in 1999, Ms. Kosnett was a senior tax manager with both KPMG and Ernst & Young in Washington, DC, where she worked with numerous exempt organizations, as well as with not-for-profit hospitals and multi-entity health systems. Ms. Kosnett currently serves on the AICPA Tax Executive Committee (TEC), a senior AICPA committee responsible for policy-setting in the area of taxation. As part of her role with this committee, Ms. Kosnett functions as the TEC liaison to the AICPA Exempt Organizations Technical Resource Panel. Ms. Kosnett frequently presents on not-for-profit tax topics for Tate & Tryon, the AICPA, and the GWSCPA.