JONATHAN TUCKER, MAcc
PRINCIPAL - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDIT SERVICES
Based in Atlanta, GA, Jon has over 17 years of experience providing federal business tax advisory services to clients in various industries including technology, manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, retail and consumer products, hospitality, media and entertainment, financial, and other professional services industries.
Prior to joining KBKG to lead the southeast region, Jon spent four years at EY as a senior manager in their business tax advisory group, and prior to that, spent 11 years at PwC as a director in their specialized tax services group. At both EY and PwC, Jon provided support to clients with implementation of specialized tax consulting projects including research and development tax credit studies, tangible property capitalization, section 199 deductions, meals and entertainment studies, cost segregation studies, transaction cost analysis and various tax accounting methods, including revenue and expense recognition.
Jon primarily works in the research and development tax credit, capitalization, cost segregation, and meals and entertainment areas. He is involved with consulting, technical review, training, project management and representation before the IRS.
Jon received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting as well as a Master’s in Taxation from the University of Georgia.
Jon’s biggest passion in life is traveling. Whether trips are long or short, domestic or abroad, he is constantly planning his next adventure and fun. Jon is an avid University of Georgia football fan; he attends all home games, as well as many of the away and bowl games. He also enjoys politics, cooking, reading, trying new places to eat. Jon lives in Intown Atlanta with his terrier mutt, Walter.