Nancy is a Director in Jackson & Campbell’s Business Law group, specializing in Federal tax matters. She has a strong and diverse background in tax planning, representation of taxpayers before the IRS, and tax litigation. She has represented many taxpayers undergoing IRS audits, in addition to taxpayers in IRS Appeals and IRS Collections. In addition, Nancy advises clients with complex non-profit/for-profit structures including joint ventures, affiliated 501(c)(3)/501(c)(4)/527 entities, micro-finance non-profit/for-profit affiliations, supporting organizations, and domestic/international affiliated non-profit/for-profit entities. She also assists clients in navigating and negotiating favorable settlements in employment tax collection matters. Nancy frequently advises clients who are in the planning stages of philanthropy, ensuring compliance with the Internal Revenue Code. She also has represented clients with unrelated business taxable income planning, compliance, and IRS examination issues. Nancy also advises individuals with regard to tax issues.
Nancy’s existing clients include a variety of non-profit organizations including individuals, public charities, supporting organizations, private foundations, for-profit corporations and limited liability companies.
Prior to joining Jackson & Campbell, Nancy was Of Counsel with a D.C. law firm specializing in Federal tax matters. Nancy also served with the Internal Revenue Service for ten years, primarily litigating before the United States Tax Court on behalf of the government. Nancy also served as an attorney-advisor at the United States Tax Court.
Nancy is active in the community serving on the Board of Directors of Asbury Communities, a Continuing Care Retirement Community, as well as serving as President of the Board of Directors of the Children’s Chorus of Washington, the D.C. area’s premier children’s chorus. Follow Nancy on Twitter @NancyOKuhn.
A frequent speaker and writer, Nancy’s recent articles include:
“Collection Issues? Taxpayers Take The Fast Track to Tax Court” Tax Analysts, August 30, 2010
“What Will Health Care Legislation Hold for Nonprofit Hospitals?” Taxation of Exempts, Nov/Dec 2009
“Private Foundations and the Protection of Assets” co-authored with Marcus S. Owens, Tax Analysts’ The Exempt Organization Tax Review, June 2009
“Separating Exempt-Purpose and Non-Exempt Purpose Activities” Taxation of Exempts, Sept/Oct 2008
Anti-Terrorism Best Practices
Taxation of Exempts [September/October 2003]
Intermediate Sanctions on NPO Executives
Journal of Accountancy [September 2001]
Pension Reform Bill Containing Charitable Provisions Signed into Law
World Trade Executive [October 2006]
International Activities of U.S. Charities: The Patriot Act and Section 501(p)
Associate Executive [March/April 2004]
Tax Exempt Organizations: Will You Get a Letter from the IRS?
World Trade Executive [July 2006]