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Washington National Tax

The technical core of the U.S. Tax practice

Washington National Tax
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A premier resource for U.S. tax knowledge and tax technical advice

You can focus on your business while we help you:

  • Stay abreast of tax, legislative, and regulatory changes and developments
  • Gain insights on what these changes can mean for your business
  • Resolve uncertainties that can affect your business strategies.

Washington National Tax (WNT) professionals—many of whom draw on their prior experience with the IRS, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Congress, and the U.S. Tax Court—support our clients with analysis, issue development, and advice related to international, federal, state, and local tax practices and administration. Their insights can help give you the confidence that your tax planning aligns with your company business goals and that your tax compliance is correct and timely.

WNT also helps clients and KPMG professionals stay on top of breaking tax-related developments and trends through email alerts, podcasts, webcasts, client briefings, and articles in leading professional tax publications.

WNT professionals span a range of specialty areas:

  • Accounting for income taxes
  • Compensation, benefits, and global mobility
  • Corporate tax, mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions
  • Exempt organizations
  • Financial institutions and products
  • Incentives, credits, and tax accounting methods
  • International tax
  • Passthrough entities and investors
  • State and local tax
  • Tax controversy
  • Tax policy, legislation, and regulation
  • Trade and customs 
  • Transfer pricing and tax valuation
  • Trusts and estates and high net worth services
Highly experienced advisers

WNT is composed of more than 230 professionals with extensive credentials, including CPAs and individuals with advanced degrees (JDs and LLMs), as well as law firm and government experience.

Tax technical leadership

WNT offers a distinctive breadth and depth of tax knowledge to resolve complex tax issues in a wide variety of areas, including transactional tax planning and execution, tax policy engagement, and tax dispute resolution.

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WNT helps clients stay on top of breaking tax developments and trends through email alerts, podcasts, webcasts, client briefings, and articles in tax and industry publications.



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Danielle E. Rolfes
Partner in Charge, Washington National Tax, KPMG US

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