John Gimigliano, a former senior tax counsel for theÂ House Ways and Means Committee, has been appointed principal for federal legislative and regulatory services in KPMG‘s Washington national tax business.
KPMG said WednesdayÂ that he will succeedÂ Hank Gutman, who will take on another role with the company.
While working in government, Gimigliano played a role in the formation of tax legislation such asÂ the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act and theÂ Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006.
“Tax touches almost every line of a company’s balance sheet, which means that the regulatory and legislative proposals and changes occurring almost every day in the U.S. and internationally are critical information for leaders in all businesses and industries, ” Gimigliano said.
As counsel to the Ways and Means committee, he specialized in issues such as energy, Â tax credits, corporate reorganizations and corporate alternative minimum tax.