Robert Kerr, EA
Bob Kerr has spent his entire three-decade career in the tax administration ecosystem and is leveraging this experience in his firm. During a dozen years at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), he held a variety of positions both in the agency’s Washington, DC headquarters and in its Chicago, IL district office. While in the Service’s artificial intelligence labs, he led two nationwide electronic filing pilot programs, which required an understanding of and coordination between multiple functional areas. He also served in a professional staff position on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, where he helped Senator Grassley provide IRS oversight on issues ranging from private debt collection to relocation expenses. His experience with the National Association of Enrolled Agents and H&R Block provides him a deep tax professional perspective. He served as NAEA’s chief advocate for more than a decade, acted as primary spokesman to both tax and general media, founded its political action committee, and subsequently served as head of office.
Bob is an enrolled agent who brings to the table significant public sector, trade association, and private sector experience in tax administration, tax policy, and public policy.