Chris Hesse is the chair of the AICPA Tax Executive Committee. He is a principal in the National Tax Office of CLA, focusing on domestic federal income tax issues with an emphasis on S corporation taxation, tax reform changes, and agricultural taxation. He has 40 years of tax experience in public accounting and more than 35 years of speaking and training experience. His involvement with the AICPA provides a rare perspective into tax policy matters. In addition, Mr. Hesse is an author and instructor of CLA's Tax Advisors Update, an annual compilation of court cases, rulings and other authorities created by practitioners for practitioners. In addition, Mr. Hesse is an author and instructor of CLA's Farm Tax Seminar, providing guidance on the unique accounting methods and planning opportunities available for agricultural producers.
In addition to his duties with the Tax Executive Committee, Mr. Hesse is on the AICPA National Tax Conference planning committee. He has served on multiple AICPA task forces and technical resource panels.