Meet Jonathan Traub
Managing Principal, Deloitte Tax LLP
Jon joined the Washington National Tax practice of Deloitte Tax LLP in June 2012 as managing principal of its Tax Policy Group. Jon leads a team that identifies, evaluates and monitors legislative proposals, and interprets the practical issues surrounding the application of tax proposals on behalf of Deloitte’s clients. Jon assists Deloitte’s clients in their efforts to stay aware of the numerous and often complicated debates in tax policy.
With considerable career experience in the legislative arena, especially in tax policy, Jon is able to provide clients with critical insights on the most complicated issues impacting their businesses and offer recommendations and guidance. His immense experience on Capitol Hill has provided him the valuable ability to anticipate legislation and the various impacts associated with new or revamped policies, which will in turn prove essential to the success of clients’ businesses.
Jon was previously the staff director for the Committee on Ways and Means of the U.S. House of Representatives, his most recent senior staff position in the U.S. House of Representatives. During his tenure as Staff Director for the Committee on Ways and Means, Jon was responsible for developing legislative policies and strategy on issues in the Committee’s jurisdiction, including taxes, healthcare and trade.
He also played a key role in the Tax Relief Act of 2010 and the Budget Control Act (debt limit increase, 2011). He was also deeply involved in the work of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, better known as the Super Committee.
Jon received his bachelor’s degree from Haverford College and juris doctor from the University of Virginia.
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