Stephen Clarke is an Executive Director in the Exempt Organizations Tax Services practice of Ernst & Young, LLP, based in Washington DC. He provides tax advisory services to exempt organization clients in the greater DC geographic market and throughout the country in various areas, such as Form 990 reporting and compliance, compliance with the Affordable Care Act, group ruling issues, exemption applications, and private letter rulings.
Prior to joining EY in 2014, he served as a project manager, guidance group manager, and tax law specialist with the IRS Exempt Organizations division, and managed the IRS redesign and revision of Form 990 and Schedule H. He specialized in health care, group rulings, religious organizations, unrelated business income, Form 990 and related filing obligations, and other tax-exempt organizations and issues.
Prior to joining the IRS, he served as an attorney at Gammon & Grange, P.C., a law firm in northern Virginia, where he specialized in tax-exempt organization law, communications law, and trusts and estates. He earned his B.A. from Wheaton College and his J.D. from the College of William & Mary School of Law. He is a member of the Virginia Bar.