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Moss Adams Partner Appointed Vice Chair of AICPA's IRS Advocacy & Relations Committee

Andy Mattson Brings Years of Industry Knowledge to Key Tax Liaison Group

SEATTLE, October 2, 2014 — Moss Adams LLP, one of the largest accounting and business consulting firms in the nation, today announced that one of its partners, Andy Mattson, has been appointed vice chair of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ IRS Advocacy & Relations Committee.

The committee, which serves as the primary contact between the IRS and all AICPA Committees, monitors legislative and regulatory changes, and develops technical and policy recommendations related to tax procedure and administration.

Mattson has been providing tax solutions to start-ups and other technology companies in Silicon Valley since 1985. He has been nationally recognized for his involvement with and contributions to the AICPA to help shape tax policy and rules. He currently chairs the AICPA Passive Foreign Investment Companies Task Force.

“It has been a privilege to serve as an appointed member of four different AICPA committees over the past 16 years,” said Mattson. “The appointment to vice chair was unexpected, and I’m gratified by the trust that the leadership of the Tax Division has placed in me.”

“There’s no question that Andy will make a substantive contribution to our profession by adding his significant experience and expertise to this new role,” said Chris Schmidt, chairman and CEO of Moss Adams.

Mattson will spend one year as vice chair of the committee, two years as chair, and an additional year as immediate past chair. Mattson is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where he earned his degree in business administration.

For more information, please contact: Jonathan Wilson, Moss Adams LLP | jonathan.wilson@mossadams.com | (206) 302-6217