MONUMENT ADDS ENERGY TAX LOBBYIST: Brandon Audap has left JinkoSolar, where he was director of policy and government affairs for the U.S. subsidiary of the Chinese solar panel manufacturer, to join Monument Advocacy as a principal in its tax practice.
— Audap’s resume also includes stops at Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions and the Solar Energy Industries Association, and with the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee — providing Monument with expertise at the key intersection of clean energy and tax policy as the Biden administration works to implement new tax breaks and funding for renewables that were included in the Inflation Reduction Act.
— “The next few years bring a host of issues in the tax and energy space, from the Inflation Reduction Act implementation to upcoming tax bills in the next Congress,” Kimberly Ellis, who runs the firm’s tax practice, said in a statement. “Having Brandon on the team will ensure our clients can successfully navigate the ever-changing terrain in Washington.”
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