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


    2014-2015 TRP Roster

    Jane Rohrs, Chair Deloitte Tax LLP
    Carol Conjura, Immediate Past Chair KPMG LLP
    Katharine Abdoo McGladrey
    Catherine Brandt Ernst & Young LLP
    Ellen M. Fitzpatrick Grant Thornton LLP
    Jennifer D. Kennedy PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
    Anthony J. Schiavone Crowe Horwath LLP
    Jennifer Schmidt Moss Adams LLP
    Leslie J. Schneider Ivins Phillips & Baker
    Ogochukwu Anokwute, Staff Liaison AICPA


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