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April 25, 2016
2016 Outstanding Women in Tax
Tax Analysts today announced its 2016 Outstanding Women in Tax. This year’s 10 honorees include government trailblazers, rising stars, and women who have been distinguished standard-bearers in the tax field for years. Those being recognized include the leader of a key congressional tax committee, a jurist, an IRS official, scholars from around the world, and partners in major accounting and law firms.

The honorees were chosen from a pool of 300 noteworthy women working in tax. All of the nominees inspire, mentor, and lead through words and actions. They all deserve recognition, and those honored truly earned this distinction.

The 2016 Outstanding Women in Tax honorees are:

    Barbara Angus, chief tax counsel, House Ways and Means Committee
      Rita de la Feria, chair in tax law, University of Leeds School of Law
        Diane Hay, special adviser on international tax, PwC
          Helen Hecht, general counsel, Multistate Tax Commission
            L. Paige Marvel, Incoming Chief Judge (June 1, 2016), U.S. Tax Court
              Nina Olson, national taxpayer advocate, Internal Revenue Service
                Carley Roberts, partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan
                  Marlies de Ruiter, head of tax treaty, transfer pricing and financial transactions divisions, OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration
                    Karen Gilbreath Sowell, co-director of mergers and acquisitions, EY
                      Marilyn Wethekam, partner, Horwood Marcus & Berk Chtd.

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