Thursday, January 1, 2015

Forbe's The 100 Must-Follow Tax Twitter Feeds

Kelly Phillips Erb for Forbes created a list titled, "The 100 Must-Follow Tax Twitter Feeds"
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(3) @IRStaxpros – IRS news and guidance for tax professionals. IRS does not collect comments or messages on this site. Please see our privacy policy at
(4) @JennyIRS – Jennifer Jenkins – IRS contact for media in OH PA WV. Jarhead (Ret). NOTE: The IRS doesn’t collect comments or messages on this site. View Privacy Policy @
(5) @RecruitmentIRS – IRS Human Capital Office. This is the official IRS Recruitment account. The IRS does not collect comments or messages from Twitter.
(6) @YourVoiceAtIRS – The Taxpayer Advocate Service is your voice at the IRS. . TAS does not collect comments/messages on this site.
Forbes Tax Writers and Contributors (Twitter list):
(7) @djworking – Deborah L. Jacobs – Journalist, entrepreneur, wife, mom. Avid traveler and dynamic speaker. Author, Estate Planning Smarts. Left digital footprints as boomer blogger @Forbes
(8) @janetnovack – Janet Novack – Forbes Washington Bureau Chief & Personal Finance Editor / I follow tax, budget and retirement policy & planning.

(9) @NittiGrittyTax – Tony Nitti – Tax Partner for @WithumCPA. Tax Writer for @Forbes and @Goingconcern Inventor of the beatbox.
(10) @peterreillycpa – Peter Reilly – If you don’t have documentation, at least have a plausible story. I don’t necessarily agree with everything I tweet from books.
CPAs, EAs, JDs, LLMs and Other Alphabet Soup (Twitter list):
(11) @AbtTaxPlanning – William Perez, EA – How can I help you save money on taxes & save time preparing your return? I’m a #tax practitioner, #EnrolledAgent, & freelance writer for
(12) @AICPA – AICPA – We’re the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Follow this account for Accounting news, Institute announcements, and other updates.
(13) @AlloyCPAs – Alloy Silverstein – Big Firm Experience, Small Firm Service | Quality & dedicated accounting & consulting services since 1959 | Follow Managing Partner @RenCicalese
(14) @AthleteTax – K Sean Packard, CPA – Director of Tax @ OFS, specializing in athlete tax planning, part-time writer – opinions all mine
(15) @BDO_USA_Tax – BDO USA Tax – Our professionals help companies and individuals navigate complex tax issues. Thoughts from practice tweeted by @Ariel_Kouvaras.
(16) @bruce_taxguy – Bruces’ tax tweet – Tax Preparer and Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
(17) @bstonercpa – Brian T. Stoner, CPA – CPA in Burbank, CA You Can Count On – Tax Preparation & Planning for Entertainment & Small Businesses. LA Laker & USC Fan
(18) @CPA_Trendlines – Rick Telberg – Live links to breaking news for tax, accounting and finance professionals.
(19) @FICPA – FICPA – The Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the premier professional organization representing Florida’s CPAs.
(20) @GilabertTax – Diane L Gilabert – I tweet tax related news and dialogue with my fellow tax professionals. @ me your tax questions!
(21) @HAGAcpas – HallAlbrightGarrison – A full-service public accounting firm. Our CPAs have served the Greater Huntsville area for over 30 years: tax, audit, gov’t contract consulting, bookkeeping.
(22) @JasonMBlumer – Jason M. Blumer, CPA – CPA specializing in Creatives, Founded @THRIVEalCPAs, @BlumerCPAs, family man, jesus lover.Get e-book at . Luv @jenniferblumer
(23) @JodyPadarCPA – Jody Padar – Tax Quickbooks CPA Adjunct Professor Xero Firm Partner Sage Networker MACPA Professional Speaker Accounting Today Freshbooks

(24) @KSTaxlady – Julie Dailey, E.A. – I’m an Enrolled Agent, a Notary, a fiscal conservative and a quilter. In other words, an analyzer, an ID verifier, a thinker & a comforter maker!
(25) @MACPA – MACPA – We’re the Maryland Association of CPAs, nearly 9,000 members strong. MACPA Editor Bill Sheridan (@BillSheridan) updates this account.
(26) @mainetaxguru – Bill – Maine tax law wonk, bad guitar player, cool uncle.
(27) @MInfanteCPA – Mercedes Infante,CPA – Small Biz, Tax, Accounting & Personal Finance. Serving Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses with passion to succeed.
(28) @MissTaxCat – Jina Etienne, CPA – Tax CPA, creative, strategic & passionate about: my work | family (+dog) | music | LIFE!! Novice runner. Love to sing. Appreciate beauty in all things.
(29) @NathanPClark – Nathan Clark – Tax geek, beer aficionado, dog lover, boardgamer, marathon runner. Prone to extreme sarcasm and dry humor. Opinions are my own.
(30) @NATPTAX – NATP – The National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) serves professionals through tax education, research, updates, publications and office supplies.
(31) @NSAtax – NSA – National Society of Accountants (NSA) is the association for main street tax and accounting professionals. 1-800-966-6679

(32) @RachelMillios – Rachel Millios – @KPMG_US. Global Mobility Services, Tax. Dual US/Canadian citizen. 2x combat veteran. Views expressed are my own, tweets/RT not advice or endorsements.
(33) @raniacombs – Rania Combs – Attorney with a completely web-based law firm who helps Texans prepare their wills, trusts and estate plans online, without the usual overhead.
(34) @rileytaxtweets – Peter J. Riley CPA – Peter Riley is the author of “The New Tax Guide for Writers, Artists, Performers & Other Creative People” and specializes in taxation for creative individuals.
(35) @SandraFeinsmith – Sandra Feinsmith – work with nonprofits regarding tax issues. It is a pleasure and privilege to work with organizations that do fantastic work in the community.
(36) @ShaynaCPA – Shayna Chapman – CPA.CITP, CGMA, Mom, Fun-Living, iPad/Phone/Tech Addict, Baker (not good), #CoolGeek, Junk Food Junkie, Happy.
(37) @SoFlaEstatePlan – David Shulman – David Shulman Board Certified Wills, Trusts, and Estates- Probate, Guardianship, Asset Protection and tax attorney in Ft. Lauderdale, South Florida
(38) @SylviaDionCPA – Sylvia F. Dion – #CPA #Tax | Founder PrietoDion Consulting | BDOAlliance | Blog/Speak/Tweet #StateTax #SalesTax #PayrollTax #Tax | PROUD #LATINA | Top 50 Accountant on Twitter
(39) @taxguru – Amit Chandel CPA CTC – Certified Tax Coach/Business Valuations/Tax Resolution/Exit Strategies

(40) @TaxManBoston – Bill Burke – Tax practitioner by day; freedom lover and believer in the US Constitution 24/7/365. Keeping it copacetic on a daily basis…tweets are my own.
(41) @TaxPro10018 – Patrick Murphy – Enrolled Agent at H&R Block. Forty years of tax professional experience.
(42) @TheTaxCPA – Monica Lawver – CPA specializing in tax for closely held businesses and individuals, with an emphasis in construction.
Tax and Tax-ish Gurus (Twitter list):
(43) @BillSheridan – Bill Sheridan – Writer, editor, author, blogger, podcaster, CAE, worshipper of CPAs, son of a son of a sailor
(44) @joebwan – Joe Kristan – Tax Accountant; proprietor,
(45) @JoeTaxpayerBlog – Joe Taxpayer – Father, Husband, Puppy Person, Friend, Financial Blogger, in that order, mostly
(46) @kaseybayne – Kasey R. Bayne – Things I love: marketing, accounting, tech stuff, personal finance, running, travel, & always random facts; director, marketing @KashooOnline
(47) @on2somthng – Bankole – Tax/Biz Coach & Scorekeeper for Small Businesses and their noble owners. Avid Runner Coffee Addict
(48) @rdftaxpro – Robert D. Flach – A tax professional with over 40 years experience preparing 1040s
(49) @SalesTaxGuy – Jim Frazier – Sales and Use Tax blogger & trainer. #salestax &
(50) @TaxAddict – Tracy Shannon Levey – All things Tax, Accounting & Finance. Co-Founder Parker Tax Publishing. Personal: Non Profit Management, Philanthropy. Opinions are my own.
(51) @TaxMama – TaxMama® – – Free Tax Advice Forums. Author, Blog, Podcast, Newsletter. IRS CPE provider, Enrolled Agent (EA) Exam course:
(52) @taxmOuth – Free Tax Help – Federal and state tax help, answers, tips and news for individuals, businesses, CPAs and tax pros. #taxes #tax
(53) @TaxProArizona – Mike Emeigh – Now relocated to Arizona! Husband to @philagrl. Tax Professional. Certified small business and investment specialist. Also at @MWEinAZ, @SWTesterAZ.
(54) @taxtweet – Kay Bell – Native Texan. Journalist. Tax Geek. Blogger. Dallas Cowboys fan. Birder. Wife. Not always in that order.

Government Tweets (Twitter list):
(55) @NYSTaxNews – NYS Tax Dept – Committed to fair and efficient tax administration. For our social media terms of participation, see our Web site.
(56) @RepDaveCamp – Dave Camp – Republican Rep. for MI’s 4th District, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee –
(57) @SenatorReid – Senator Harry Reid – News from the office of Nevada Senator Harry Reid, the U.S. Senate Majority Leader.(Español: @SenadorReid)
(58) @SpeakerBoehner – Speaker John Boehner – Official Twitter account for U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH)
(59) @WaysandMeansGOP – Ways and Means – The Committee is the chief tax-writing committee in the House of Representatives. For additional info on tax reform follow @FixOurTaxCode
(60) @WaysMeansCmte – Ways and Means Dems – Welcome to the Official Twitter Feed of the House Ways and Means Committee Democrats.
(61) @WhiteHouse – The White House – Follow for the latest from President Obama and his administration. Tweets from the President are signed –bo. Tweets may be archived: .

Media, Publishers and Think Tanks (Twitter list):
(62) @AccountingToday – Accounting Today – Accounting Today is a leading provider of online business news for the tax and accounting community offering breaking news and in-depth features.
(63) @BBNAtax – Bloomberg BNA Tax – @BBNATax is the top source for tax research, analysis, news, and practice tools for attorneys, CPAs, corporations, and estate planners.
(64) @CCH_Whats_New – CCH USA – Official Twitter account of CCH USA, a part of Wolters Kluwer. Follow us for the latest tax updates and industry leading analysis.
(65) @CenterOnBudget – Center on Budget & Policy Priorities – Nonprofit, nonpartisan policy org. working on federal and state fiscal policy & programs for low/moderate-income families & individuals
(66) @DavidBrunori – David Brunori – Executive Vice President of Editorial Operations, Tax Analysts; Research Professor of Public Policy & Professorial Lecturer in Law, GWU
(67) @jbarro – Josh Barro – I cover taxes and taxis for The New York Times. Also melons. MSNBC contributor. Crotchety young man.
(68) @lindsemcpherson – Lindsey McPherson – Senior congressional reporter at Tax Notes. Part of the @TaxAnalysts team. Contact me at Follows/RTs are not endorsements.

(69) @Marketplace – Marketplace – In the business business, from American Public Media. Also @MarketplaceWknd — @MarketplaceTech — @MPWealthPoverty — @LearningCurveEd
(70) @ParkerTax – Parker Tax Library – The Latest In-Depth #Tax Articles from Parker Tax Publishing.
(71) @RichardRubinDC – Richard Rubin – Tax Policy Reporter @BloombergNews in Washington. Any views are my own.
(72) @Tax_Alerts – Tax Alerts – News and guidance covering all Tax issues – corporate, personal. Written by the nation’s leading tax lawyers for CPAs, financial planners, etc. A @JDSupra feed.
(73) @TaxAnalysts – Tax Analysts – The experts’ experts.™
(74) @taxfoundation – Tax Foundation – Sound Tax Policy since 1937.
(75) @TaxJusticeNet – Tax Justice Network – The Tax Justice Network promotes transparency in international finance and opposes secrecy.
(76) @TaxLaw360 – Tax Law360 – Tax Law360 covers breaking news in federal, state and international tax litigation, policy and regulation, with particular focus on issues affecting business.
(77) @TaxPolicyCenter – Tax Policy Center – Independent, timely, accessible analyses of current and emerging tax policy issues. (Links/RTs/favorites/follows/etc. are not endorsements.)
(78) @TheTaxAdviser – The Tax Adviser – AICPA’s magazine of tax planning, trends, and techniques
(79) @YahooFinance – Yahoo Finance – Yahoo Finance is your go-to place for financial news, data, and more! 100% feed-free tweets. Retweets are not necessarily endorsements.
Tax Professors and Other Learned Tax Geeks (Twitter List):
(80) @BW_Johnson – Ben Johnson – Associate Dean/ Accounting Professor @UEBusiness. Tax guy. I live life in a highly caffeinated state.
(81) @LawProfTodd – Timothy M. Todd – Tax Law Professor (LU Law) | Attorney | CPA | Editor @ Tax Litigation Survey, providing analysis of federal tax cases
(82) @SoCalTaxProf – Paul Caron – TaxProf Blog — the #1 tax blog on the Internet. Tax Professor at Pepperdine Law School
(83) @taxpolblog – Allison Christians – Stikeman Chair in Tax Law, McGill University; writing on the political, social & cultural dimensions of tax policy.

Tax Reformers (Twitter list):
(84) @4TaxFairness – 4TaxFairness – A campaign of more than 425 natl & state organizations creating an economy that works for all by making big corps and the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes.
(85) @johnkartch – John Kartch – Director of communications at Americans for Tax Reform. Peer to Peer enthusiast.
(86) @SteveForbesCEO – Steve Forbes – Chairman & Editor-In Chief, Forbes Media. Co-Author of MONEY: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy–and what we can do about it.
(87) @taxjustice – CTJ – Citizens for Tax Justice Tweets here. News on Tax Fairness and tax reform.
(88) @taxreformer – ATR – Americans for Tax Reform: Advocating for lower taxes, a simpler tax code, and limited government since 1985. Sponsors of the Taxpayer Protection Pledge.
Tax Software and Vendors (Twitter list):
(89) @DrakeSoftware – Phil Drake – We are a tax software company that tweets on Federal and state tax issues, the IRS, e-file, and bank products for tax professionals.

(90) @esmarttax – eSmartTax – Backed by the tax pros @LibertyTax, we make sense of tax forms. We make it easy for you to file your tax return and get your refund fast.
(91) @HRBlock – H&R Block – We are one of the world’s largest tax services providers helping our clients prepare their taxes how they want. Need help? Tweet @HRBlockAnswers.
(92) @Intuit – Intuit – We create solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers & accounting pros. For more news, follow @QuickBooks and @IntuitAccts.
(93) @jacksonhewitt – Jackson Hewitt – Jackson Hewitt is an industry leading provider of full service individual federal and state income tax preparation.
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(94) @libertytax – Liberty Tax – Official Liberty Tax Twitter account. Follow us for tax tips and important IRS and company news. Follow @libtaxfranchise to learn about Liberty Tax ownership.
(95) @MyFreeTaxes – – File your state & federal taxes for free! Sponsored by the Walmart Foundation — in partnership with Goodwill, National Disability Institute and United Way
(96) @OnePriceTaxes – OnePriceTaxes – The best value in online taxes. One low price to prepare & e-file your federal & state income taxes. Online tax filing has never been easier!
(97) @TaxACT – Tax Act – You can do anything. And filing your federal taxes for free with is just one of your many accomplishments. – #YouGotThis

(98) @TaxJar – Tax Jar – Making sales tax filing simple for online sellers.
(99) @turbotax – TurboTax – Helping taxpayers keep more of their hard-earned money with the biggest refund possible. Follow our experts @teamturbotax for tech and tax help.
And me, of course:
(100) @taxgirl – Kelly Phillips Erb – Cupcake maker, coffee drinker, dino expert. Former southerner who converted mostly for snow. One of the good guy lawyers. I write a little something for @Forbes

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