Colin Campbell serves as Associate Tax Legislative Counsel to the Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy on Federal income tax matters regarding corporations and their shareholders, including under the consolidated return regulations. Since joining the Office of Tax Policy in 2018, Mr. Campbell has assisted in the development and drafting of regulations and other published guidance to implement the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the CARES Act, the American Rescue Plan, and the Inflation Reduction Act. Currently, Mr. Campbell serves as a lead drafter on Treasury guidance to implement the corporate alternative minimum tax and stock repurchase excise tax, in addition to Treasury priority guidance under sections 355 and 382 of the Code. Mr. Campbell also serves as a lead drafter on Treasury guidance to clarify the Federal income tax treatment of Tribal corporations.

Mr. Campbell previously was a senior manager in KPMG’s Washington National Tax M&A Tax Group. He advised KPMG clients on all aspects of corporate taxation, with a particular emphasis on spin-offs, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring transactions, debt and equity offerings, and consolidated return issues. In addition, he served as an instructor for KPMG’s Tax Business School on topics relating to subchapter C.

From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Campbell served as an Assistant Counsel in the Office of the Legislative Counsel of the United States Senate. As an Assistant Counsel, Mr. Campbell drafted bills, amendments, and resolutions for introduction by Senate members and committees. Notably, he served as a lead drafting attorney for the regulation of over-the-counter swaps markets under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Mr. Campbell earned an LL.M. in Taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center, a J.D. from the Suffolk University Law School, and a B.A. in Political Science from Bates College.