George’s career in taxation began as a part-time, preparer in a small firm. After passing the Massachusetts Tax Examiner civil service examination, he began a 36 year career with the Massachusetts DOR. During this time, he served as a desk examiner, desk examination supervisor, field auditor, field audit supervisor, Audit Division Income Tax Policy Manager, hearings officer, and member of the Audit Advisory Group to DOR’s deputy commissioner of audit. He climaxed his DOR career as a senior trainer in DOR’s Tax Education Group responsible for in house staff training as well as practitioner outreach. He has been a perennial presenter at the University of New Hampshire Tax Program, The University of Massachusetts Tax School, continuing education programs at Salem State University, Essex Community College, Massasoit Community College, Western New England University, the Boston Tax Institute, National Association of Tax Professionals, Massachusetts Society of Enrolled Agents, Massachusetts Association of Accountants, the former New Hampshire Society of Accountants, and as an Adjunct Professor of Business at Bunker Hill Community College. Presently, George consults on state and federal issues with Philip Dardeno, CPA, MST, a principal at Kenneth Freed and Company, Woburn Massachusetts.