IRS National Director of Appeals, Vincent S. Canciello, to Join Ernst & Young.
"Vince brings to Ernst & Young 33 years of experience at the IRS where he has had a distinguished career," said Beth A. Brooke, Managing Partner of Ernst & Young's National Tax Department and National Director of Tax Consulting Services. "He is held in high esteem by private industry for his open, service-oriented approach to the appeals process. We look forward to working with Vince, who will play an integral role on our industry leading IRS practice and procedure team," she said.
At the IRS, Canciello has been very active in developing new approaches to assist taxpayers in resolving controversies quickly, efficiently and at the lowest possible level of the IRS. Under his leadership, IRS Appeals has instituted a number of taxpayer-friendly dispute resolution techniques including mediation, collection and bankruptcy appeals.
Canciello has earned an excellent reputation with such leading organizations as the Tax Executives Institute, the American Bar Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
The Ernst & Young Practice and Procedure group has among its members such leading figures as David Jordan, former acting-Chief Counsel of the IRS, and Robert Carney, currently National Director of Tax Controversy, who joined the firm earlier this year from the Houston-based law firm of Fulbright and Jaworski.
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