Washington (Dec. 12, 2003) -- The American Institute of CPAs has tapped former Grant Thornton partner Thomas P. Ochsenschlager as vice president of taxation.

He replaces Gerry Padwe, who retired from the institute after 10 years. In his new role, Ochsenschlager will work with the Tax Executive Committee in developing AICPA tax policy positions, shaping and communicating the institute’s initiatives in tax matters, and providing tax products and services for members. He will also be responsible for interaction with the federal government on tax-related issues, acting as a liaison with the national office of the Internal Revenue Service and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for Tax Policy, and working closely with congressional tax committees on tax-related issues. He will also be responsible for tax relations with state CPA societies and helping guide the work of AICPA volunteer committees, technical resource panels and the Tax Division’s professional staff.

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