Biography

Krishna P. Vallabhaneni serves as the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Tax Legislative Counsel.  In that capacity he leads the Office of Tax Legislative Counsel in developing regulations and other published guidance implementing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and other tax policy priorities.  From November 2015 to November 2018, he served as the Deputy Tax Legislative Counsel overseeing the development of published guidance concerning corporations, financial institutions and products, passthrough entities, and trusts and estates.  Prior to November 2015, he served as the principal corporate tax advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy.

Mr. Vallabhaneni was previously a senior manager in the Subchapter C group of Deloitte Tax LLP’s Washington National Tax Office, where he advised corporate clients and their shareholders regarding the federal income tax consequences of a wide array of transactions, including taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, and spin-offs.

Between 2001 and 2005, Mr. Vallabhaneni served as an attorney with the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate).  He earned an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law, his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School, and a B.A. in Biology from Johns Hopkins University.