Helping clients meet their business challenges begins with an in-depth understanding of the industries in which they work. That’s why KPMG LLP established its industry-driven structure. In fact, KPMG LLP was the first of the Big Four firms to organize itself along the same industry lines as clients.

How We Work

We bring together passionate problem-solvers, innovative technologies, and full-service capabilities to create opportunity with every insight.

Learn more

Careers & Culture

What is culture? Culture is how we do things around here. It is the combination of a predominant mindset, actions (both big and small) that we all commit to every day, and the underlying processes, programs and systems supporting how work gets done.

Learn more

John DerOhanesian

Managing Director, International Tax, Washington National Tax, KPMG US

Washington DC
Image of John DerOhanesian

John DerOhanesian

Managing Director, International Tax, Washington National Tax

John focuses on the taxation and reporting of cross-border transactions. He is a member of KPMG LLP's (KPMG) BEPS resource center and leads the firm's U.S. Country-by-Country Reporting (CbC) Center of Excellence. He coordinates the center's activities globally with professionals in KPMG International firms. 

John joined KPMG in San Diego in 2003 after working for another Big Four accounting firm’s international corporate tax practice for four years in the San Francisco and San Diego areas. He joined the KPMG Washington National Tax practice in 2016 after living overseas for several years.

Since joining KPMG, John has managed a broad range of U.S. multinational and foreign-owned clients and has extensive experience with a wide range of complex tax matters relating to his clients’ businesses. He has assisted clients with intellectual property shifting planning and cost sharing arrangements, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and subpart F mitigation planning. John has significant experience managing U.S. foreign international compliance reporting engagements. 

John is a frequent presenter at industry forums, and he has also co-authored articles for International Tax Journal and Daily Tax Journal. He was recognized by Bloomberg Tax for outstanding authorship in federal taxation and was awarded the 2018 Contributors of the Year Award in connection with his co-authoring of a four-part article series on the international provisions of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

John holds a JD degree and Master of Law in Taxation from the University of San Diego and a BA degree from University of California, San Diego.

Thank you!

Thank you for contacting KPMG. We will respond to you as soon as possible.

Contact KPMG

Use this form to submit general inquiries to KPMG. We will respond to you as soon as possible.

By submitting, you agree that KPMG LLP may process any personal information you provide pursuant to KPMG LLP's Privacy Statement.

An error occurred. Please contact customer support.

Job seekers

Visit our careers section or search our jobs database.

Submit RFP

Use the RFP submission form to detail the services KPMG can help assist you with.

Office locations

International hotline

You can confidentially report concerns to the KPMG International hotline

Press contacts

Do you need to speak with our Press Office? Here's how to get in touch.