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Sharyn M. Fisk has been selected to lead the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Professional Responsibility. The IRS said this week Fisk will assume her duties early next year.


A tax attorney,  Fisk has most recently been a professor of tax at the College of Business Administration at Cal Poly Pomona. She has represented thousands of all tax practitioners, tax preparers and other third parties before the IRS. Subject include civil examinations and appeals, criminal investigations and tax collection issues.

She was a principal with Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Perez of Beverly Hills, Calif., from 2000 through 2014 and was a tax attorney with the United States Tax Court.

OPR oversees all tax practitioners, tax preparers and other third parties in the tax system who practice before the IRS to ensure they adhere to professional standards and follow the law. The office works to increase education, awareness and understanding of Circular 230 and investigates and enforces cases related to Circular 230.

Bob Scott
Bob Scott has provided information to the tax and accounting community since 1991, first as technology editor of Accounting Today, and from 1997 through 2009 as editor of its sister publication, Accounting Technology. He is known throughout the industry for his depth of knowledge and for his high journalistic standards.  Scott has made frequent appearances as a speaker, moderator and panelist and events serving tax and accounting professionals. He  has a strong background in computer journalism as an editor with two former trade publications, Computer+Software News and MIS Week and spent several years with weekly and daily newspapers in Morris County New Jersey prior to that.  A graduate of Indiana University with a degree in journalism, Bob is a native of Madison, Ind
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