Roberts Named NATP 2018 Tax Professional of the Year
RTG Founder/President Kris Roberts, was honored at the annual convention for the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) in Anaheim, CA. Roberts received the prestigious Tax Professional of The Year Award from NATP. The award is given each year to a member of NATP who demonstrates not only technical skills, but a commitment to the profession by taking steps to educate other tax professionals, drive positive change through their relationships with taxing bodies and through the volunteer efforts within their community.
Roberts was nominated, and subsequently selected by a panel of judges. NATP is the leading tax professional organization in the country. With over 24,000 members nation-wide, NATP focuses on education, ethics and excellence within the tax professional community.
Besides her work at The Roberts Tax Group, Roberts is also a Professor of Accounting/Taxation at Post University. As Assistant Program Chair of the Accounting Department in the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business, she develops curriculum and teaches a variety of accounting and taxation courses. She also serves as President of the CT Chapter of NATP, President of Main Street Torrington, serves on the board of directors for the Entrepreneurial Center of Northwest Connecticut, and volunteers her time to develop and teach tax and accounting related seminars to local organizations such as SCORE, as well as other tax professional groups in the tri-state area.
Roberts, a doctoral student at the University of Phoenix, is currently completing her dissertation which focuses on tax compliance for small businesses located in Connecticut. A native of Winsted, she now lives in Litchfield with her husband Jay Roberts.