Press Release

Moss Adams partner is appointed chair of AICPA’s IRS Advocacy & Relations Committee

Andy Mattson brings years of knowledge and experience to key tax liaison group

SEATTLE, Oct. 15, 2015—Moss Adams LLP, one of the largest accounting and business consulting firms in the nation, today announced that one of its partners, Andy Mattson, was appointed chair of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Internal Revenue Service Advocacy & Relations Committee.

The committee, which serves as the principal connection between the IRS and the AICPA, monitors legislative and regulatory changes, reviews tax forms and recommends improvements.

Mattson has served as an appointed member of various AICPA committees for 17 years—most recently as vice chair of the IRS Advocacy & Relations Committee for two years. He’ll spend another two years as chair and then one year as immediate past chair. He also chairs the AICPA Passive Foreign Investment Company Task Force.

“I’m honored to be part of an important volunteer community that’s able to make a difference and positively influence tax policy,” Mattson said. “I’m excited to continue working with commissioners and executives at the highest levels of the IRS.”

Mattson has been providing tax solutions to technology companies in Silicon Valley since 1985 and also heads the Brazil Desk for Moss Adams. He has authored numerous tax policy comment letters to Congress and the IRS and is a frequent speaker nationally and a sought-after source for news articles.

“With his significant experience and expertise, Andy is an excellent representative to advocate for our profession and positively impact tax policy,” said Chris Schmidt, CEO and chairman of Moss Adams. “We’re incredibly proud to have him leading the IRS Advocacy & Relations Committee.”

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