Capitol Tax Partners is Washington’s largest independent consulting firm specializing in tax legislative and regulatory matters. The firm’s principals offer their clients an intimate knowledge of the tax-writing and rulemaking process. They have more than 100 years of experience in senior positions with the congressional tax-writing committees and the United States Treasury Department, and many years of experience representing private sector clients regarding tax matters before Congress, Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service.
Our team at Capitol Tax Partners can:
develop legislative and regulatory solutions to your problems,
devise ways to modify existing legislative or regulatory proposals to address your needs, and
identify opportunities presented by pending or enacted changes.
Lindsay Hooper was Legislative Director and Tax Counsel to a senior Republican member of the Senate Finance Committee and has represented a wide array of clients for the past 25 years.
Jon Talisman was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Policy in the Clinton Administration, was Democratic Chief Tax Counsel for the Senate Finance Committee, and served as Legislation Counsel of the Joint Committee on Taxation.
Joe Mikrut was Treasury Tax Legislative Counsel in both the Clinton and Bush Administrations and served on the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation, as Legislation Counsel and later as Associate Deputy Chief of Staff.
Rick Grafmeyer was Deputy Chief of Staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation, was Deputy Republican Staff Director for the Senate Finance Committee, and served as Senior Republican Tax Counsel for the Senate Finance Committee.
Lawrence Willcox was Staff Director of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, Tax Counsel to Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX), and a trial attorney with the Department of Justice.
Chris Javens was Republican Tax Counsel to the Senate Finance Committee, where he served as the senior tax policy advisor for the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee in the 109th Congress and Ranking Member in the 110th Congress.
Melissa Mueller served as Staff Director of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures during the 111th Congress and as tax counsel to the House Ways and Means Committee for the 110th Congress.
Mac McKenney was Staff Director of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight and was Chief of Staff to a senior member of the Ways and Means Committee.
Annabelle Canning served as Vice President, State Tax Policy at Verizon Communications, and as Assistant General Counsel, Federal and State Tax Policy at Verizon Wireless.
Patrick Heck was Chief Democratic Tax Counsel on the Senate Finance Committee, was an Assistant Counsel to the House Ways and Means Oversight Committee, and worked in the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel.
Katie Stimmel was the chief Congressional tax reporter for the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. and has more than a dozen years of experience covering legislative and regulatory developments on and around Capitol Hill.
Our entire team of seasoned professionals work together to provide our clients sophisticated tax legislative and regulatory policy services and strategic planning advice on U.S. and international tax matters.