Principal, Credits & Incentives, Washington National Tax, KPMG US
Principal, Credits & Incentives, Washington National Tax
Hannah Hawkins advises on technical issues related to the energy industry. In particular, Hannah has experience with issues and transactions related to wind, solar, and carbon capture and also with the tax issues associated with rate regulated utilities. In addition, Hannah has extensive technical knowledge of various excise taxes, including those related to taxable fuels, heavy trucks and tires, and air transportation. Hannah also advises on various aspects of tax policy and the Treasury and IRS rule-making process.
Before joining KPMG in December 2020, Hannah served as Deputy Tax Legislative Counsel in the Treasury’s Office of Tax Policy. During her six-year tenure at Treasury, she was involved in virtually all aspects of the domestic regulatory agenda, including much of the guidance issued under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. In addition, Hannah led the development of guidance and internal policy making on tax issues associated with renewable energy, oil and gas, and utilities.
Prior to her time at Treasury, Hannah spent seven years as part of the KPMG Washington National Tax practice, where she focused on tax issues associated with the energy sector.
Hannah is a frequent speaker and panelist at various tax and industry conferences, including those hosted by the American Bar Association Section of Taxation and Tax Executives Institute. She is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law, where she teaches “The Taxation of Energy Markets.”
Hannah has a JD degree form the University of Pittsburgh and a BA degree from the University of Wisconsin.