The AICPA Tax Division's Tax Executive Committee voted to bestow the Arthur J. Dixon Memorial Award for 2008 on Albert B. Ellentuck. The award was presented to Mr. Ellentuck by Robert M. Rosen on behalf of the AICPA Tax Division at a luncheon on October 30, 2008.
Albert Ellentuck has spent his professional career in practice with both law and CPA firms emphasizing estates and trusts, as well as tax planning for individuals, businesses, and not-for-profit organizations. He started his career in the IRS's Office of Chief Counsel, and he is presently of counsel to King & Nordlinger in Arlington, Virginia. He was formerly the managing tax partner of Laventhol & Horwath's National Tax Office. He is also the long-time editor of the Case Study column in The Tax Adviser and a former member of The Tax Adviser 's Editorial Advisory Board.
In roughly 20 years of service to the Tax Division, Mr. Ellentuck chaired the Liaison with Other Professional Organizations Subcommittee, the Tax Division Communications Committee, and the Tax Executive Committee. He also served on the Tax Administration, Corporations & Shareholders, and Publications Subcommittees and on the Task Force on Savings and Investments. He is the author of many tax-oriented books and articles and was a member of PPC's Tax Action Bulletin Panel.
This prestigious annual prize was
created to honor the memory of Arthur J. Dixon, a CPA
known for his outstanding service to the tax profession
and the Tax Division. It is the highest award given by
the accounting profession in the area of taxation.
Robert M. Rosen (left) with Albert B. Ellentuck