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As Principal of Daniel Black and Associates, a Washington, D.C. based CPA Firm that specializes in Professional Tax Representation before the IRS and State Tax Agencies. Mr. Black, an MBA, CFF, CGMA, EA, is responsible for firm wide leadership. Mr. Black is a trained mediator and extremely knowledgeable about tax issues given his experience as the Former National IRS Director of Appeals. Mr. Black also served as Deputy, Chief Financial Officer for the District of Columbia Government in Washington, D.C.

While at the IRS, he managed a professional staff of 2,000 in 45 major metropolitan areas. During his tenure, Mr. Black led the redesign and restructuring of the IRS Appeals function and established new alternative dispute resolution programs. Mr. Black also served as a member of the IRS Resources/Policy Board, which establishes the Service’s operating policy and makes executive selections.

Mr. Black is a Certified Public Accountant who holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina, with a concentration in finance and accounting. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting/Economics from South Carolina State University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He has served as an adjunct professor at Towson State University and American University and has instructed accounting courses at the Universities of North and South Carolina. He has published articles in national periodicals and professional journals, including The Wall Street Journal, The Tax Advisor, and Alternatives. 

Other IRS Positions Held

  • District Director - Laguna Niguel - California
  • District Director - Springfield, IL
  • Regional Director of Appeals - Atlanta, GA
  • District Office Operations Executive - Washington, D.C.
  • Director, Compliance Systems - Washington, D.C
  • Chief, Oklahoma Appeals Office - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Chief, Examination Branch - Atlanta, GA
  • Examination Group Manager - Jacksonville, FL
  • Revenue Agent - Columbia, SC

Professional Affiliations/Awards

  • Smart CPA Award, June 2005 and June 2009 - Washington Society of CPA's
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), New York, NY
  • Member of Board of Governors - Washington Society of CPA's
  • Member - Greater Washington Society of CPA's, Maryland CPA Association and Florida Institute of CPA's
  • Internal Revenue Service Commissioner's Award (1993 and 2002)
  • AICPA/IRS Federal Tax Committee (2000 - 2003)
  • Accounting Professor, American University, Washington, DC
  • National Association of Enrolled Agents
  • Member, National Association of Tax Professionals


Mary Lemmon, RNC, (Office Managermlemmon@danblackassociatescpa.com

Jimmy  MartinBS (Senior Tax Consultant)

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