Jason joined Frazier & Deeter in December of 2000 after having previously been with Arthur Andersen’s Atlanta office. Jason served as the Head of the Frazier & Deeter Tax Department during 2011 and 2012. In June of 2012, Jason relocated from Atlanta and became the Managing Partner of the firm’s new Nashville office.
Jason primarily specializes in complex business taxation consulting and compliance. His focus includes privately held, private equity backed and publicly traded entities.
Jason has provided consulting services regarding corporate and equity compensation, including the use of stock options and partnership interests. On the transactional side, Jason has provided consulting services regarding mergers & acquisitions and business restructuring for purposes of asset liability protection. Jason has also done extensive work in tax attribute preservation (IRC §381/§382), derivative and mark-to-market taxation, and ASC 740 (FAS 109 and FIN 48).
Jason has experience in a variety of industries including healthcare, technology, service, manufacturing, and real estate. Jason is partner on several of the firm's largest clients.
Jason is frequently involved with conflict resolution matters regarding the Internal Revenue Service, including representation of the client during the audit process. He has successfully drafted Private Letter Ruling requests as well as Offers in Compromise dealing with significant liability reduction.
Jason is also a frequent speaker at various colleges and business organizations.
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