James M. Kehl CPA

A Principal at Weil, Akman, Baylin & Coleman, P.A., James Kehl has over 42 years of experience with Big Eight, Regional and local CPA firms and has focused primarily on taxation. Mr. Kehl also has extensive experience with financial statements, audits, review and compilations. He has managed agreed-upon procedure and cost certification audits that, among other things, have involved computing the eligible basis of low-income housing projects. He also has experience with projects that have owned certified historic structures and claimed the qualified rehabilitation credit. 
At WABC, Mr. Kehl is in charge of accounts that consist of high net-worth individuals, low-income housing partnerships, investment advisory partnerships and clients in a variety of other industries. He has also been in charge of audits and tax consulting and compliance for Code Sec. 42 low-income housing projects located throughout the United States. He is also in charge of researching and resolving complex tax problems and sophisticated tax situations encountered in WABC’s practice.
Mr. Kehl loves to write and is the author of The Practical Guide to Code Sec. 199 and the Code Sec. 199 Tax Planning & Compliance Manual. He has also authored articles on partnership income tax topics that have appeared in The Journal of Passthrough Entities, Taxes-The Tax Magazine, Tax Strategies and Bloomberg BNA’s Daily Tax Report. Mr. Kehl is one of the contributing authors to the recently published treatise by CCH entitled Federal Taxation of Partnerships & Partners.
He has also participated in the updates of many of BNA’s Tax Practice Series articles, particularly with respect to S corporations. 
Mr. Kehl primarily focuses on current events in taxation.  His recent updates to CCH’s Partnership Tax Treatise have included extensive chapters on the Tangible Property Regulations, the Code Section 1411 Net Investment Income Tax and the recently proposed income tax regulations on accounting for changes in partners’ shares of Unrealized Receivables.  Mr. Kehl has spear-headed the implementation of the TPR regulations by WABC.  

B.S., Accounting, Loyola College of Baltimore
M.S., Taxation, University of Baltimore

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
700 T.M., Choice of Entity (co-author)