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Contact Information

Kogod Tax Center
American University's Kogod School of Business
4545 42nd Street NW, Suite 105
Washington, DC 20016

Phone: (202) 885-6506
Fax: (202) 885-1390

For quotes or to request an interview, please contact Public Relations Manager Ericka Floyd at efloyd@american.edu or (202) 885-5935.

Areas of Expertise

Executive Director Donald Williamson and Managing Director David Kautter can both comment on the following subjects:

  • Accounting methods and periods
  • Business formation (corporations and pass through entities)
  • Business and family wealth succession (estates, gifts, and trusts)
  • Inventories
  • IRS procedures and practices
  • Real estate transactions
  • Research and development tax planning
  • Employee fringe benefits
  • Executive compensation
  • Individual taxation
  • Business taxation

Individually, the experts at the Kogod Tax Center can speak to a number of additional topics within the areas of accounting and taxation:

David Kautter

  • Compensation
  • Federal tax policy and legislation
  • Golden parachutes
  • Qualified plans
  • Stock options and incentive compensation

Donald Williamson

  • State and local taxes
  • Small business taxation


Please visit the Leadership and Staff page to view brief biographical information about each of our experts.