Principal, Washington National Tax, KPMG US
John P. Gimigliano
Principal, Washington National Tax
John Gimigliano is principal in charge of the Federal Legislative & Regulatory Services group in KPMG LLP's (KPMG) Washington National Tax practice and a co-lead of the KPMG Tax Governance Institute. During John’s more than 20 years of experience, he has represented clients in tax matters before Congress, the IRS, the Department of Treasury, and other federal agencies.
Prior to joining KPMG in 2008, he was Senior Tax Counsel for the Committee on Ways and Means and Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures in the U.S. House of Representatives. His principal responsibilities with the committee focused on issues involving corporate taxation, including cost recovery, accounting methods, tax credits, corporate reorganizations, energy, the corporate alternative minimum tax, net operating losses, and several other areas.
During his tenure on the committee, John was involved in the drafting, negotiation, and enactment of several pieces of tax legislation, including the Energy Policy Act of 2005; the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act (TIPRA); the Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act of 2005; the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006; the Small Business and Work Opportunity Act of 2007; the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 and several others.
John is a sought-after speaker at tax and industry conferences and has been a guest on Bloomberg Television, the Diane Rehm Show, and NPR’s Marketplace, and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Washington Post on the topics of taxation and tax policy. He is also host of the popular KPMG Catching Up on Capitol Hill podcast series.
John is an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches the course Taxation of Energy Markets for the LLM program and where he earned his LLM degree in taxation. He earned his JD degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and his BA degree from Miami University.
He is a board member of the NYU Institute on Federal Taxation as well as The Tax Council.
Federal Legislative & Regulatory Services
The KPMG Federal Legislative & Regulatory Services group provides clients with immediate notification about breaking developments in tax legislation or federal tax regulations; provides insight and advice to clients in anticipation of possible legislative or regulatory changes and the impact of such changes on client tax planning; assists clients in the legislative and regulatory process; and conducts “roundtable” briefings and discussions.