Kyle Nelson Brown was a Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division Counsel (retired) at the Internal Revenue Service, where he was 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 served as Special Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel, Tax-Exempt and Government Entities Division. In that capacity, Mr. Brown was 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 Tax Management Portfolios
Specialized Qualified Plans — Cash Balance, Target, Age-Weighted and Hybrids (Portfolio 352)
This Portfolio discusses different types of retirement plans, including alternative or hybrid plan designs, and discusses the universe of defined benefit pension plans.
Nondiscrimination Testing and Permitted Disparity in Qualified Retirement Plans (Portfolio 356)
This Portfolio discusses the rules governing the nondiscrimination in benefits and contributions requirement for qualified plans.