Professional and Industry Experience:
John Gimigliano is Principal-In-Charge, Federal Legislative and Regulatory Services (FLRS) in KPMG’s Washington National Tax Office. The FLRS practice monitors and provides notification about breaking developments in tax legislation or federal tax regulations and provides insight and advice to clients in anticipation of possible legislative or regulatory changes. The FLRS group also assists clients in navigating the legislative and regulatory process, including providing strategic advice.
In nearly 25 years of private practice, Mr. Gimigliano has represented clients in tax matters before Congress, the IRS, the Department of Treasury and other Federal agencies.
Mr. Gimigliano joined KPMG in 2008. Prior to joining KPMG, Mr. Gimigliano 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. Mr. Gimigliano’s 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.
Publications and Speaking Engagements:
Mr. Gimigliano is an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches the course Taxation of Energy Markets in the LL.M. program. He is also a frequent speaker at tax and industry conferences and has been a guest on Bloomberg Television, the Diane Rehm Show, NPR’s Marketplace and cited in the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the New York Times, and the Washington Post on the topics of taxation and tax policy.
Mr. Gimigliano has published numerous articles and also provided commentary in CCH’s Law, Explanation and Analysis on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. He also has authored chapters in the treatises Income Taxation of Natural Resources and Los Tributos del Sector Electrico (Taxes of the Electricity Sector).