Director

Rebecca Sheppard

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Maryland

Background & History

Rebecca Sheppard joined Frost Law as an attorney in June 2016.  Rebecca previously worked for the Comptroller of Maryland in the Hearings and Appeals Section.  Rebecca conducted administrative hearings, issued binding legal determinations and negotiated settlement agreements on behalf of the Comptroller of Maryland.

Rebecca gained hands-on experience in multiple practice areas, including: Individual Income Tax, Corporate Income Tax, Sales and Use Tax, Withholding Tax, Admissions and Amusement Tax, Motor Fuel Tax and Business License Revocation.  She is also experienced in Personal Officer Liability stemming from assessments in Sales and Use Tax, Withholding Tax and Admissions and Amusement Tax.

Rebecca received recognition from the Comptroller of Maryland for outstanding customer support and served as a member of the Maryland Charity Campaign.  Prior to joining the Hearings and Appeals Section, Rebecca was a law clerk for the Maryland Tax Court.

Rebecca also practiced law as an associate for a small firm in Baltimore County, where she drafted Trust and Estate documents, performed Estate Administration and prepared Medical Assistance applications and appeals.

Rebecca graduated from the University Of Baltimore school Of law, earning her Juris Doctor in the Spring of 2011.  Rebecca attended college at the University of Maryland, College Park, and graduated with a degree in Government and Politics in the Spring of 2006.

Past Employment Positions

  • The Comptroller of Maryland, Hearing Officer, 2013 – 2016
  • Amy J. Seifert, P.A., Associate, 2012 – 2013

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Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
  • J.D. cum laude – 2011
  • Law Journal: Environmental Law Journal, Staff Editor
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
  • B.A. – 2006
  • Major: Government and Politics

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Rebecca Sheppard did an outstanding job of resolving my MD tax problems. Her knowledge of how the Office of the Comptroller works, good relationships with the employees in the Office of the Comptroller, and excellent communication and critical thinking skills helped to solve my tax problems. I was always amazed at how quickly Rebecca responded to emails and phone calls. The many phone conversations with Rebecca helped to reduce the stress. As a result of Rebecca’s efforts, I received a substantial refund for two tax years. I finally have peace of mind. I highly recommend Rebecca Sheppard to help resolve MD tax problems.
Frank B.