Jason Watkins, CPA
Jason Watkins is a partner in the metro Atlanta office of Novogradac, where he specializes in the opportunity zones (OZ) incentive, federal and state new markets tax credits (NMTCs), federal and state historic tax credits, and federal and state renewable energy tax credits. He regularly consults with qualified opportunity funds, developers and investors on properly structuring investments to use available tax credits and other incentives. Watkins joined Novogradac in 2012 and works extensively on financial statement audits, tax return preparation, cost certification audits, OZ and NMTC compliance reporting and consulting services. He also leads the firm’s Opportunity Zones Basics workshops and has been a speaker at the company’s NMTC preconference workshops. He regularly contributes OZ-related articles to the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits and has a leadership role with the Novogradac-hosted Opportunity Zones Working Group. Watkins received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Kent State University and is licensed in Georgia as a certified public accountant.