Paul L. Caron

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

100 Most Influential People in Tax and Accounting

2010 100 Most Influential I am honored to be included on the list of Accounting Today's 100 Most Influential People for the fifth year in a row. The magazine contains one-sentence explanations of why each of the folks made the list; here is mine:

Probably the most prolific blogger in the tax field, Caron has made his blog into a must-read, chock-full of the latest developments in the worlds of tax, law and academia.

I am flattered to be on the list with such high-powered people in the tax and accounting worlds, including:

  • Max Baucus (Chair, Senate Finance Committee)
  • Barney Frank (Chair, House Financial Services Committee)
  • Timothy Geithner (Secretary of the Treasury)
  • Chuck Grassley (Ranking Member, Senate Finance Committee)
  • Sander Levin (Chair, House Ways & Means Committee)
  • President Barack Obama
  • Nina Olson (National Taxpayer Advocate, IRS)
  • Mary Schapiro (Chair, SEC)
  • Douglas Shulman (Commissioner, IRS)

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I'm sorry to hear you're keeping such poor company. Hopefully you will be a missionary of thought in the jungle of sophistry.

Posted by: Jacknut | Sep 22, 2010 3:36:04 PM

Loud applause for hard-earned and well deserved recognition!

Posted by: Francine Lipman | Sep 22, 2010 11:26:54 AM

BTW, nice picture placement.

Posted by: Woody | Sep 22, 2010 9:53:02 AM

Congratulations, Paul! Those people you listed being on a list with you can only bring them up. However, you are in good company with others who really deserve to be there.

Posted by: Woody | Sep 22, 2010 9:52:02 AM

Without diminishing Paul, I see no other scholars on your short list, I do hope there are a few more on the completed version?

Posted by: Michael A. Livingston | Sep 22, 2010 7:27:51 AM