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Kaitlin A. McKenzie


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Kaitlin McKenzie helps rein in concerns arising from business tax and escheat/unclaimed property issues. She provides clarifying counsel on sales and use taxes, income and franchises taxes, withholding tax and unclaimed property services. Kait also represents clients in audits, appeals, return positions and litigation. She collaborates with clients across industries and state jurisdictions, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Philadelphia.

Kait’s astute approach to tax matters led to her 2015 appointment to Philadelphia’s Tax Review Board (TRB). She was tapped by former Mayor Michael A. Nutter to help resolve nonjudicial disputes regarding city taxes, charges, fees and fines.

Past Experience

Kait previously clerked for Judge Albert W. Sheppard in Philadelphia’s Commerce Case Management Program.

Faculty Positions

  • Temple Law, Grad Tax Program — Adjunct Professor, 2023-present

Personal Interests

Kait lives in Nether Providence, Philadelphia, with her son, Tyler, and twins, Zack and Laynie.

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Bar Admissions

New Jersey


Philadelphia's Commerce Case Management Program, Hon. Albert W. Sheppard, 2006-2007


Temple University Fox School of Business
M.B.A. (2011)

Villanova University
LL.M. Graduate Tax Program (2007)

Villanova University School of Law
J.D. Women's Law Forum Journal (2006)

University of Pittsburgh
B.S. and B.A. cum laude (2003)

Insights & Events

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • New Jersey Bar Association (NJSBA)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA)
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, State and Local Tax Section
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Tax Council
  • Philadelphia Department of Revenue Tax Advisory Council

Civic Activities

Kait was elected in October 2017, and re-elected in October 2021, as Nether Providence’s 4th Ward Commissioner. As of January 2022, she assumed the role of President of the Board.

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