EXPERIENCE

Kenton Mcdonald Law, Corpus Christi, Texas

2018 -

Kenton McDonald concentrates on solving federal tax planning problems that arise in business transactions, and on advising clients in matters involving their interaction with the Internal Revenue Service, including their tax return reporting positions, in audits and in appeals proceedings.  He maintains a broad federal tax practice, including representation of closely held corporations and partnerships and individuals in planning for major transactions and in tax controversies.
Shareholder, Branscomb | P.C., Corpus Christi, Texas

1989-2018

Broad federal tax practice, including representation of closely held corporations and partnerships and individuals in planning for major transactions and in tax controversies.
Assistant to the Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C.

1987-1989

Appointed by Lawrence B. Gibbs, Commissioner of IRS, to serve as his personal representative in developing regulations and other guidance under Tax Reform Act (TRA) of 1986 in areas dealing with partnerships, corporations, passive losses, estate and gift and natural resource taxation, and special projects. Co-principal technical instructor on TRA 1986 course for all senior executives of IRS. Recipient: Commissioner’s Award for Distinguished Service to IRS.
Associate and Partner, Matthews & Branscomb, P.C., Corpus Christi, Texas

1977-1987