Robert S. Goldman, State and Local Taxation attorney in Dean Mead’s Tallahassee office, was elected President of the Institute of Professionals in Taxation on July 9, 2017. He will serve a 1 year term ending 2018.
IPT is a national state and local tax (SALT) organization with 4,000 members, mostly Fortune 500 and Big Four accounting firms. It offers a variety of educational programs to industry SALT professionals, including eight schools and multiple symposia and other programs. It also offers separate professional designations in property tax, sales tax, state income tax, and credits and incentives, all of which must be earned through rigorous systems of coursework and examinations. IPT also has a code of ethics for SALT professionals.