Jason is the Leader of RKL’s State and Local Taxes (SALT) Practice. With nearly 20 years experience in public accounting, he is highly regarded throughout the region for his deep knowledge and expertise in SALT consulting. In his role at RKL, Jason is responsible for overseeing the growth and development of the firm’s SALT practice, helping identify tax-savings opportunities, ensuring compliance and representing taxpayers in tax controversies.
Jason has significant experience representing taxpayers before Pennsylvania’s Board of Appeals and the Board of Finance and Revenue. In addition, Jason has testified before the PA Senate Finance Committee on topics including state tax reform.
PROFESSIONAL & BUSINESS HISTORY
Jason joined the firm in 2015. Prior to joining RKL, Jason was a Principal and State and Local Tax Practice Leader for a regional firm. In addition, he brings more than 11 years experience as a SALT professional with a “Big Four” firm with an office in Harrisburg.
B.S. Accounting, Villanova University
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & MEMBERSHIPS
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Member
- Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), Member
- PICPA’s State and Local Tax Committee, Member and Former Chair
- PICPA’s Conference of Pennsylvania Taxes, Chair
- PICPA’s Fiscal Responsibility Committee and PICPA Legislation Committee, Member
- PICPA Council, Member
- Theatre Harrisburg, Treasurer
- Board of Auditors, Lower Paxton Township, Member
- Big 33 Scholarship Foundation, Board Member
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
- Leadership Harrisburg Area, Graduate
- PICPA 40 Under 40, Class of 2009
- PICPA South Central Chapter’s 2013 Volunteer Service Award
Jason resides in Lower Paxton Township with his wife and two children and enjoys attending sporting events, golfing and spending time with his family.
Quoted in August 2, 2016, Bloomberg BNA story, Pennsylvania Follows Trend in Taxing Digital Downloads, Ends Vendor Discounts (Reproduced with permission from Daily Tax Report, 148 DTR H-1 (Aug. 2, 2016). Copyright 2016 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) http://www.bna.com)
Quoted in March 4, 2016, Bloomberg BNA story, Philadelphia Suddenly Shifts to Single Sales; Advisers Say Take Advantage of Ambiguity (Reproduced with permission from Tax Management Weekly Report, 2016 Weekly State Tax Report 26 (3/4/16). Copyright 2016 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) www.bna.com)
Quoted in February 9, 2016, Central Penn Business Journal story, ‘You have to run with what you have’: Pa. budget uncertainty makes it hard for businesses to plan ahead for tax obligations
Quoted in January 19, 2016, LNP story, Business groups cheer elimination of capital stock and franchise tax