Troy Lewis

Troy Lewis

Associate Teaching Professor,
Accountancy, School of

Office: 539 TNRB
Phone: 801-422-1768
Email: tlewis@sisna.com

Education

  • Masters of Accountancy, Tax, Brigham Young University, 1995
  • BS-Accounting, Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1995

Group Affiliations

  • AICPA 1995
  • UACPA 1995

Selected Publications

  • "Will "A Better Way" for a Confident America Lead to Tax Reform?", The Tax Adviser, Edition October 2016, Issue October 2016, Pages 748-751, American Institute of CPAs, Durham, North Carolina, 2016.    
  • "Congress and the Extenders: Doing the Same Thing Over and Over and Expecting Different Results", The Tax Adviser, Edition January 2015, Issue January 2015, Pages 48-50, American Institute of CPAs, Durham, North Carolina, 2015.    
  • "What Do the Cash Method of Accounting and Sausages Have in Common?", The Tax Adviser, Volume October 2014, Pages 750-752, American Institute of CPAs, Durham, North Carolina, 2014.    
  • "S corporation basis rules: Reform is sorely needed", Corporate Taxation Insider, Volume August 2013, American Institute of CPAs, Durham, North Carolina, 2013.    

Experience

    Professional
    • Manager, Lewis & Associates, CPAs, LLC 2002
    • Tax Manager, Arthur Andersen, LLP 1995 - 2002
    Other
    • Chief Enterprise Risk Management Officer/Chief Financial Officer, Heritage Bank 2002 - 2015

Awards

  • UACPA Distinguished Service Award , UACPA

Certificates and Licenses

  • Chartered Global Management Accountant AICPA 2012
  • Certified Public Accountant State of Utah 1995

Professional Citizenship

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Other October, 2016
  • Utah Tax Review Commission Committee/Council Member April, 2015
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Conference-Related Role November, 2010
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Other October, 2009
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Other October, 2014 - October, 2016
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Other October, 2013 - October, 2014
  • Financial Accounting Standards Board Committee/Council Member January, 2010 - December, 2012
  • American Bankers Association Other August, 2007 - August, 2010
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Other October, 2003 - October, 2009
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Other October, 2006 - October, 2008
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Other October, 2002 - October, 2007
  • Utah Association of CPAs Board Member March, 1999 - March, 2007
  • Utah Association of CPAs Officer March, 2003 - March, 2004

Presentations

  • Start-ups Stalling? The Tax Code as a Barrier to Entrepreneurship - Committee on Small Business - United States House of Representatives - 2017
  • - National Taxpayer Advocate-IRS - IRS National Taxpayer Advocate Public Forum on Taxpayer Service - 2016
  • Keep it Simple: Small Business Tax Simplification and Reform, Main Street Speaks - Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access - United States House of Representatives - 2016
  • Connecting Tax Practice Professionals with Academics - American Taxation Association - Midwinter Meeting & Journal of the American Taxation Association and Journal of Legal and Tax Research Conferences - 2015
  • Due Date Legislation - AICPA - AICPA Due Date Legislation Webinar - 2015
  • Hot Topics for Community Banks - AICPA - Financial Institution Conference - 2015
  • How Tax Compliance Obligations Hinder Small Business Growth - Committee on Small Business - United States House of Representatives - 2015
  • Evaluation of the Current Expected Credit Loss Model (CECL)-Measurement - - Financial Accounting Standards Board - 2014
  • Tax Relief After a Disaster: How Individuals, Small Business, and Communities Recover - Committee on Finance Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight - United States Senate - 2014
  • Hearing on Tax Filing Season: Improving the Taxpayer Experience - Committee on Finance - United States Senate - 2012
  • Roundtable Discussion Panel-Potential Adoption of Accounting for Financial Instruments and Revisions to the Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities - - Financial Accounting Standards Board - 2010