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Jennifer Weidler Karpchuk

Senior Counsel

Education

Temple University School of Law, J.D., 2009

University of Delaware, B.A., cum laude, 2006

Honors

Named as a "Super Lawyers Rising Star" for 2016 and 2017

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

Profile

Jennifer Weidler Karpchuk represents clients in various matters related to state and local taxation, with an emphasis on the minimization of state and local tax obligations. Ms. Karpchuk advises clients in all aspects of state and local tax compliance and litigation, including:

  • Challenging audit determinations and real estate assessment decisions;
  • Obtaining Rulings;
  • Seeking refunds from state and local governments;
  • Handling administrative appeals at both the state and local levels;
  • Litigating unresolved disputes in state and local courts;
  • Handling post-trial appeals at all appellate levels; and
  • Reducing interest and penalties associated with past due taxes through the use of state and local amnesty, voluntary disclosure programs and administrative appeals. 

In addition, she handles transactional planning for clients and has experience:

  • Advising clients on the tax implications of pending and past transactions;
  • Planning for and mitigating tax burdens;
  • Maximizing available tax opportunities or credits;
  • Reviewing nexus and developing strategies to minimize exposure; and
  • Drafting legal opinions.

Ms. Karpchuk is a frequent speaker and contributor to the firm's State and Local Tax Blog.  Additionally, she writes a quarterly article for State Tax Notes, and is co-author of The Legal Intelligencer’s Pennsylvania Tax Handbook and the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Bar Association’s Property Tax Deskbook.

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Publications  

  • ALM Pennsylvania Tax Handbook, ed. 2013-2018
  • ABA Property Tax Deskbook, Pennsylvania Chapter, 2011-2017
  • State Tax Notes

Seminars and Presentation

  • ABA/IPT – Advanced State and Local Tax Conference, “Nexus Update: From the Status of Quill to Recent Legislative Activity,” New Orleans, LA, March 21, 2018
  • TEI Seminar – PA Tax State Update, November 29, 2017

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