Deborah G. Kosnett is a Tax Principal with the Firm and has nearly 30 years of exempt organization tax experience. Before joining the firm in 1999, Ms. Kosnett served as a senior tax manager at the Washington offices of both KPMG and Ernst & Young.
Ms. Kosnett currently serves on the 18-member AICPA Tax Executive Committee (TEC), where she assists in approving tax policy recommendations and authorizing AICPA statements on taxation to the IRS, Congress and similar bodies. In addition, Ms. Kosnett is currently working with the AICPA regarding the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and its effect on exempt organizations. She also has accompanied both AICPA and ASAE representatives to Capitol Hill, IRS, and Treasury, to provide technical assistance on various exempt organization tax topics, including tax reform.