Charles E. McCabe, President & CEO, is the founder of Richmond, Virginia-based Peoples Income Tax, an innovative, multi-office tax preparation firm established in 1987. He has over 40 years of experience in the mass-market tax preparation industry. Previously, he was Director of the H & R Block Mid-Atlantic and New York City Regions overseeing in each region 200+ offices through 21 district managers. Honored in 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the metropolitan Richmond area, Peoples Income Tax, Inc. was also named a 1994 Blue Chip Enterprise by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Peoples was a recipient of the 1999 Torch Award for Marketplace Integrity from the Better Business Bureau, and in December 1999, at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Robert Barr, then IRS Assistant Commissioner for Electronic Tax Administration (ETA), recognized Peoples as a “Special Friend of ETA.” In October 2000 McCabe was appointed to the IRS Electronic Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC), which reports annually to Congress. Chuck was awarded the Samuel H. Dilbert Community Service Award for 2004 by Commonwealth Catholic Charities. He was founding Chairman of the Virginia Council of CEOs and served as Chairman of the Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia. He is also owner and manager of the popular LinkedIn Group Tax Business Owners of America and author of the Guide to Start and Grow Your Successful Tax Business.
Chuck graduated Summa Cum Laude, with a B.S. degree in Management & Social Sciences from Adelphi University on Long Island. He earned an Executive M.B.A. degree from Pace University in New York City, where he also completed all course requirements except dissertation toward a Doctorate in Management. He has written numerous articles on taxes, management and adult education and is co-author of two nationally distributed books published by Peterson’s of Princeton, NJ: Back to School: The College Guide for Adults and New Horizons: The Education and Career Planning Guide for Adults. He has also written tax practice management manuals and presented seminars for national tax trade associations, such as NATP, NSTP and NSA. He is founder of The Income Tax School, which licenses tax school systems to accounting and tax firms nationwide. In 2006, Chuck was elected to the Executive Committee of the Career College Advisory Board for the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Chuck has also been an adjunct faculty member at several colleges and universities, where he has taught taxes and business management.