COKALA offers you
practical training in
tax compliance

Marianne Couch, JD, a Principal in the Cokala group, is an advisor on U.S. federal and state tax
information reporting compliance.  She is a frequent lecturer at major tax conferences and the
author of numerous published articles. She served for many years as Research Director of
Balance Consulting, and chaired special training and advisory services provided to large
organizations and academic and nonprofit institutions. She was previously a member of the
IRS Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC), where she served as Chair of
the IRPAC Subcommittee on Small Business and Self-Employed (SBSE) tax issues.  In this
capacity, she testified annually before the IRS Commissioner on issues of concern to the
information reporting community.  Marianne has previously worked as a litigator for a large
Michigan law firm, where she represented individuals and large clients in many types of civil
actions, and formerly served as a Research Attorney for the Michigan Court of Appeals.  
COKALA Tax Information Reporting Solutions, LLC - telephone 734.629.5155
PO Box 2224, Ann Arbor MI 48105-2224 - fax 734.428.0702