Sherry Whah

last updated 3/11/2018

Sherry Whah

Enrolled Agent at Sherry Whah & Associates LLC

Location:
431 E. 45th Ave., Anchorage, Alaska, United States
HQ Phone:
(907) 677-2977

General Information

Experience

Tax Accountant and President and Chief Executive Officer - Tax Professionals

President - Alaska Chapter National Association of Tax Professionals

Education

accounting degreeUniversity of Maine at Presque Isle

Affiliations

Forum Member - Internal Revenue Service

Forum Member - Alaska Tax Practitioner Forum

Forum Member for the Tax Practitioner Forum - Office of Special Counsel

Forum Member for the Tax Practitioner Forum - Ogden Service Center's

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Who Are Tax Professionals | Tax Professionals of Alaska

Sherry Whah, EA & Associates, LLC
phone (907) 677-2977 fax (907) 677-2907 Sherry Whah is an enrolled agent that specializes in IRS issues, as well as having over 30 years experience in the tax and accounting industry.

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Payment Options | Tax Professionals of Alaska

Sherry Whah, EA & Associates, LLC
phone (907) 677-2977 fax (907) 677-2907 Sherry Whah, EA & Associates can provide you with several options for completing your payment for professional services rendered.

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About Us | Tax Professionals of Alaska

Sherry Whah, EA & Associates, LLC
phone (907) 677-2977 fax (907) 677-2907 Sherry Whah, EA Sherry has more than thirty years of experience in the accounting field, including six years in the banking industry working in the accounting and auditing areas in Alaska. She completed courses from the University of Alaska and University of Maine at Presque Isle completing her accounting degree. She has owned and operated her own accounting and tax firm since 1978 beginning in New York State and moving it to Alaska in 1983. When her former company disbanded in 2010, she opened her current company, Sherry Whah & Associates LLC and with a team of 7 to 10 employees providing bookkeeping, payroll, and account management services to include income tax preparation for individuals, small business, corporations and non profits. Her services include small business consulting and IRS representation for taxpayer who are in controversy with the IRS. Sherry teaches tax and record keeping classes for the University of Alaska Small Business Development Center, the Internal Revenue Service, and the National and State Associations of Tax Consultants and the Alaska Chapter of the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP). In addition, she is a regular instructor/teacher for the military day care programs and the Alaska Family Child Care Society and Child Care Connection (a Municipality of Anchorage program). She is a certified instructor with her certification from the IRS teaching complex tax law with explanation and evaluation of tax matters to other tax professionals. She is the past president of the National Association of Tax Consultants and the Alaska Association of Tax Consultants. She is currently the President of the National Association of Tax Professionals, AK Chapter (NATP, Alaska Chapter formed in December 2012). Sherry is a Forum Member of the local IRS Forum on Ethics and the Alaska Tax Practitioner Forum. Early in 1996, she was appointed as a Forum Member for the Ogden Service Center's Tax Practitioner Forum. She was one of five nationwide appointed to act as a liaison between tax practitioners and the Internal Revenue Service. In addition, while in this position, she was relied upon to communicate effectively with suggestions to improve communication and problem resolution. Sherry received a Congressional appointment to the Taxpayers' Advocacy Panel in 2002, serving for more than four years. She was one of over 100 citizens representing taxpayers. The Advocacy Panel empowers individuals, small businesses, and other federal taxpayers by providing an open, responsive forum for identifying problems, prioritizing concerns, making recommendations, facilitating positive ongoing change, and improving service within the IRS. She served as Chairman of several committees in that program. Sherry has sat on various non-profit boards and currently is the President elect for Assistance Resources of Alaska (ARA) which is also a sponsor for the annual Volunteer Income Tax Preparation Site (VITA) held for the past 26 years on April 15th to assist those taxpayers who assistance would be out of their reach due to economic or other hardship including the military and elderly programs. In her spare time, Sherry is found working at her church in the Religious Education Program for the children, assisting with various programs offered by the church to include her favorite pastime of cooking. She is rumored to be Mother to many and Grandmother to more, as often being called "Mom" by her staff and clients as well. She is currently researching the many log cabins of Anchorage to complete a fictional series of short stories on the cabins and their original (eccentric) owners.

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