About the Author
Kelly Phillips Erb is a founding shareholder of The Erb Law Firm, PC, in Philadelphia, PA, where she focuses on tax law for businesses and families. Kelly serves on a number of boards and committees and is an active member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, where she is as Treasurer of the Solo and Small Firm Section Council; she is also a member of the Tax Section as well as Women in the Profession Committee. Kelly authors the popular Taxgirl blog for Forbes.com
; the blog has been recognized by the ABA Journal as one of the top 100 blogs written by lawyers for the past four years running. Kelly has also written and been interviewed about taxes for CNNMoney.com
, Reuters, Time, and AOL's WalletPop, and has been tapped for her ability to explain taxes in plain English by media outlets including National Public Radio's Marketplace, ABCNews.com, Esquire, CBS Radio, Marketwatch, Inc., and the Philadelphia Inquirer. Most recently, Kelly was named as a Philadelphia “40 Under 40” by the Philadelphia Business Journal.The 40 Under 40 award, now in its 22nd year, recognizes young professionals in the Delaware Valley for outstanding success and contributions to their community. Kelly is also a mom to three children, so she can add “dinosaur expert”, “cupcake baker” and “princess dress designer” to her resume.