David J. Fayram graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1968. Three years later, he graduated with a Master of Science in Engineering Administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He worked three years as a computer programmer at Texas Instruments in Dallas. In 1972, he moved to Madison, Wisconsin and purchased a General Business Services franchise.
David J. Fayram has been enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service since 1981. This certification involved passing a two-day examination in tax law administered by the Internal Revenue Service; meeting ethical standards as promulgated by the IRS in Circular 230; and, by meeting continuing education requirements. Since then, his practice has evolved toward the representation of taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue.
In May of 1989, he was admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court after passing an examination given at the Court in Washington, D.C. on November 16, 1988. The examination is given every other year. David J. Fayram scored the second highest in his group of 59 people. This test is very difficult to pass, in 1986, approximately 80 people took the exam and only one person passed.
David J. Fayram became a Fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute in the summer of 1991 after attending a series of three week-long seminars over a period of three years. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Tax Practice.
David J. Fayram became a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents and the Wisconsin Society of Enrolled Agents in 1988. He has been an officer and/or director of the Wisconsin Society of Enrolled Agents since 1990 and was President in 1992 and 1993. He has been editor and frequent contributor to its newsletter since 1993.
In David J. Fayram’s free time you might see him spending time with his wife Marilyn, reading, writing, or in a dance class.