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Gwen Griffith Appointed to Business License Appeals Board

October 11, 2017
Tonkon Torp tax attorney Gwen Griffith has been appointed to the City of Portland’s Business License Appeals Board.
The Board hears and decides appeals of decisions issued by the City of Portland's Revenue Bureau related to business license, business income tax, and transient lodging tax. To be considered for service, professionals from Portland’s accounting and legal communities must have the requisite level of expertise in accounting methods and tax regulation, and be approved by the Mayor, City Auditor, and the Commissioner in Charge of the Revenue Bureau.

Griffith has a wide-ranging tax practice that cover matters of business taxation, personal tax issues, advice to nonprofits and local governments, and estate planning. She serves on the Advisory Board of The Tax Advisor, the publication of the American Institute of CPAs, and is an author of several books on tax and wealth transition planning. She is a frequent speaker on tax issues for the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants and other organizations.