Frank Wolpe

Teaching Interests

IRS Practice and Procedure; Negotiations and Settlement of IRS Cases; IRS Examinations and Appeals; Defenses Against Alleged Tax Fraud

Research Interests

IRS Practice and Procedure; Negotiation and Settlement of IRS Cases; IRS Examinations and Appeals; Defenses Against Alleged Tax Fraud

Consulting/Practice Interests

IRS Practice and Procedure; Negotiation and Settlement of IRS Cases; IRS Examinations and Appeals; Defenses Against Alleged Tax Fraud

Bio

Consultant to White House and U.S. Treasury; member of U.S. Commissioner of Internal Revenue Advisory Group; president, Boston chapter, Federal Bar. Board member: billion dollar bank, hospital. Citations: Presidents Reagan and Carter; Bentley College Adamian Award for Excellence in Teaching. Author, lecturer and consultant on corporate tax planning, tax controversy practice and appeals. Founding chairperson, Bentley College National Institute on Federal Taxation. Member, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Professional Memberships

  • Admitted to Practice as a CPA, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Present
  • Admitted to Practice as an Attorney, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Federal District Court and United States Tax Court Present
  • American Bar Association, Tax Section Present
  • American Institute of CPA's, Tax and PFP Divisions Present
  • Massachusetts Society of CPA's Present
  • National Treasury Employees Union Present
  • Awards and Honors

  • 2008, Presented a commemorative plaque by Bentley University President Gloria Larson "On the Fifteenth Anniversary of the Annual IRS Town Hall Meeting" in "Gratitude for its Founding" - presented on October 27, 2008.
  • 2007, Appointment, Advisory Council, Human Rights Commission, City of Newton, Massachusetts
  • 2002, Appointment, Crime Commission, City of Newton, Massachusetts
  • 1990, Elected Honorary Lifetime Member, Massachusetts Association of Public Accountants
  • 1983, Appointed, Special Consultant - IRS, President Reagan's Grace Commission
  • 1983, Elected first Chairman, Massachusetts/IRS Liaison Committee
  • 1982, Appointed as member of the Board of Directors/Trustees - Waltham Hospital, Mutual Bank, Suffolk Franklin Savings Bank, Park Street Corporation
  • 1980, Appointed, Consultant on Tax Education, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C.
  • 1980, Bentley College Adamian Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 1978, Appointed, President Carter's IRS Commissioner's Advisory Group (CAG)
  • 1976, Elected as President, Federal Bar Association (Boston Chapter); Served as member, Board of Delegates, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • 1972, Promoted to Major, U.S. Army Reserve, Member of Strategic Army Corps (STRAC Deputy Director of Instruction, U.S. Army Finance School)
  • Publications

    Journal Articles


  • Wolpe, F. (1978). Thoughts for a Single Level of Appeal. Taxes, The Tax Magazine.