Kyle Brown Esq.

Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division Counsel

Kyle Nelson Brown is Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division Counsel at the Internal Revenue Service, where he is responsible for supervising all enforcement and litigation concerning qualified retirement plans, tax-exempt organizations, employment taxes, and tax matters involving federal, state, local, and Indian tribal governments. After starting his career with the IRS Employee Plans Technical and Actuarial Division, Professor Brown served over 20 years as lead retirement counsel for Watson Wyatt Worldwide’s U.S. benefits practice. A member of the North Carolina, District of Columbia, Tax Court, and U.S. Supreme Court bar, Mr. Brown currently serves as Special Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel, Tax-Exempt and Government Entities Division. In that capacity, Mr. Brown is responsible for developing and reviewing all pending guidance concerning qualified retirement plans. Professor Brown has co-authored three editions of Fundamentals of Private Pensions, one of the most authoritative references books on retirement plans in the United States.

LL.M., Taxation, George Washington
J.D., Campbell University
B.A., University of North Carolina

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
356 T.M., Nondiscrimination Testing and Permitted Disparity in Qualified Retirement Plans (author)