David M. Duren is a principal with the Firm with more than 30 years of experience in employee benefit and exempt organization tax. In addition to his 25+ years of public accounting experience in the nonprofit arena, Mr. Duren has an extensive background as a director of finance for tax-exempt organizations in the Washington, DC area including the National Cable Telecommunications Association and the Aluminum Association.
Mr. Duren has extensive experience advising associations and nonprofit organizations and their executives on a variety of issues and has worked closely with the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Government Relations Section in interpreting proposed legislation and regulations affecting associations while providing testimony to the IRS on ASAE’s behalf.
Mr. Duren is well known throughout the nonprofit community as a leading expert and speaker on topics such as lobby tax reporting, fringe benefit reporting, associate member dues, and the use of taxable subsidiaries and related foundations. He has made numerous presentations on these and other topics before symposia sponsored by the New York, Greater Washington, and Texas CPA societies. In addition, he has also been a guest lecturer on tax-exempt organization topics for American University’s Graduate Tax Program.