Eileen Sherr CPA, CGMA, MT

Director - AICPA Tax Policy & Advocacy, AICPA

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, 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.