Jason M. Kuratnick


Jason Kuratnick is the Associate Area Counsel for the I.R.S.’s Office of Chief Counsel in Philadelphia. Previously, he gained extensive litigation experience in the U.S. Tax Court in a variety of complex cases, including: the SON of BOSS tax shelter; a case involving an abusive partnership structure; assertion of the fraud penalty in several different situations; discovering unreported income through indirect methods of proof, such as the bank deposits method; and collection due process matters. He also utilized effective informal and formal discovery procedures in Tax Court proceedings, including: requests for admission, requests for interrogatories, and requests for production of documents, informal interviews, and depositions.

Jason earned his BS in Accounting and Finance from Florida State University. He then went on to earn both his Juris Doctor and LL.M. in Taxation from the Villanova University School of Law. He was admitted to the Bar Association Section of Taxation, and was the Co-Chair of the Committee on US Activities of Foreigners and Tax Treaties from 2013-2014. Jason is an Adjunct Professor teaching Tax Research & Writing as well as Tax Procedure in the Graduate Tax Program.


  • B.S. 2000 Florida State University, Accounting & Finance
  • J.D. 2003 Villanova University School of Law
  • LL.M. 2007 Villanova University School of Law

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