Professional Experience: Prior to joining RCTWR as a partner in 2007, Dennis was employed by IRS as a Internal Revenue Agent. Dennis’s career with the federal tax agency spanned 33 years and included varying assignments and responsibilities. His primary task was examining federal tax returns that crossed various industry sectors filed by multinational public corporations, large partnerships, mid-size businesses, self-employed and high net worth individuals. Dennis often assisted IRS’s Chief Counsel attorneys and Appeals Officers with the resolution of tax disputes. Additionally he assisted Criminal Investigation Division with tax fraud cases. He worked with IRS industry specialists in the identification of federal tax issues related to tax shelters, casino gaming, the property & casualty insurance industry and abusive tax shelter promotions.
Since joining RCTWR, Dennis has been helping clients prepare and respond to challenges by tax authorities. His experience gained as a revenue agent compliments skills necessary to manage and mollify clients’ potential tax liabilities. Dennis focuses on achieving desirable results for clients in tax disputes including audits, Appeals hearings, administrative collection proceedings and settlements. Dennis has successfully guided clients through IRS’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Programs. This compliance initiative impacts taxpayers with financial assets located outside the United States.
Academic Experience: Dennis was a full-time faculty member at Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business from 2007 to 2018. Prior to joining the faculty full-time in 2007, Dennis was an adjunct instructor at SJU for the previous 24 years.
Professional Qualifications: Certified Public Accountant (New Jersey, 1978)
Education: Drexel University, Master of Business Administration (June 1982)
Drexel University, Bachelor of Science – Business & Administration (June 1974)
Professional Associations: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Publications: Pennsylvania CPA Journal (Winter 2008) “Beware of Calendar Cash – The Feds Look into Backdating Schemes”
Journal of Accountancy (June 1986) Co-authored a tax article for a column “Annals of Taxation” titled “Supreme Court at Center Ring.”
Organizations: Haddon Township Historical Society – President – 2003 to present.
Camden County Historical Society – Board of Trustees, Treasurer 1991 to 2004.
Haddon Township Performing Arts Guild – Treasurer 2000 to 2004.
Home: Dennis and his wife Sharon reside in Haddon Township, NJ. They have three sons.