Tax Methods and Periods Technical Resource Panel (TRP) 


The Tax Methods & Periods TRP identifies issues and develops policy by:

  • Monitoring legislative and regulatory developments related to tax accounting issues such as tax depreciation methods (e.g., MACRS), tax capitalization rules (e.g., UNICAP), or tax years (e.g., 52-53 weeks); 
  • Identifying issues and recommend modifications to simplify and clarify existing laws and regulations related to tax method and period issues; 
  • Maintaining appropriate relationships with the IRS, Treasury, Congress, and other government officials; 
  • Acting as a resource to assist the other committees, TRPs, and task forces, as appropriate, on tax accounting matters;
  • Oversees the following Task Forces:
    • Accounting Methods Change
    • Advance Payment Liabilities  
    • Depreciation Website Resource Page
    • Estimate Tax
    • Repair Regs
    • Section 174 R&D Method Change
    • Section 199
    • Section 263A


2015 - 2016 TRP Roster

Jane Rohrs, Chair Deloitte Tax LLP
Jennifer D. Kennedy, Vice Chair PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Katharine Abdoo RSM
Catherine Brandt Ernst & Young LLP
Ellen M. Martin Grant Thornton LLP
Carol Conjura KPMG LLP
Anthony J. Schiavone Crowe Horwath LLP
Jennifer Schmidt Moss Adams LLP
Leslie J. Schneider Ivins Phillips & Baker
Glenn Walberg University of Vermont
Ogochukwu Anokwute, Staff Liaison AICPA



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