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Craig A. Gerson

Craig A. Gerson

PwC

Washington, DC, USA


Craig Gerson recently rejoined PwC as a Principal in the Mergers and Acquisitions group of PwC’s Washington National Tax Services practice. At PwC, Craig advises clients on the use of partnerships in a wide array of domestic and cross-border transactions. Prior to returning to PwC, Craig served in the Office of Tax Legislative Counsel at the U.S. Department of the Treasury as an Attorney-Advisor specializing in partnership taxation issues. While at the Treasury Department, Craig had primary responsibility for the development and publication of guidance on partnership tax topics, including regulations relating to: distributions under section 751(b); basis adjustments under the Jobs Act of 2004; varying interests under section 706; qualifying income under section 7704(d)(1)(E) for publicly traded partnerships; disguised payments for services under section 707(a); partnership transactions involving partner stock under section 337(d); and allocations of partnership liabilities under section 752. Craig also has prior experience as an Attorney-Advisor in the Passthroughs Division of Chief Counsel.

Craig has authored articles that have appeared in numerous publications, including Practising Law Institute (PLI) (Tax Planning for Domestic and Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures and Other Strategic Alliances), Tax Notes, and Journal of Taxation. Craig is a regular speaker on partnership tax issues at a wide variety of tax conferences including the American Bar Association Tax Section, PLI, and Tax Executives Institute. Craig has also instructed the Taxation of Partnerships class for the LL.M. program in taxation at the Georgetown University Law Center.

Craig received his B.A. in English from Northwestern University, his J.D. from University of California - Davis, and his LL.M. from the Georgetown University Law Center. Craig is admitted to practice law in Washington D.C. and California.

Craig A. Gerson is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Allocation and Distribution Provision (PowerPoint slides) - Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2017, Friday, June 09, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Consolidated Group Joint Ventures, Including One—Party Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) - Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2018, Thursday, February 22, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Consolidated Group Joint Ventures, Including One—Party Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) - Consolidated Group Joint Ventures, Including One—Party Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), Thursday, February 22, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Consolidated Group Joint Ventures, Including One—Party Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) - Consolidated Group Joint Ventures, Including One—Party Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), Thursday, February 22, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Consolidated Group Joint Ventures, Including One—Party Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) - Consolidated Group Joint Ventures, Including One—Party Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), Thursday, February 22, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2018, Wednesday, February 28, 2018, New York, NY
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