Jason M. Hanson

Jason Hanson practiced for several years with the Private Client Services practice of an international accounting firm and joined RAUPC in 2002.  Jason concentrates his practice in the areas of individual, trust, gift and estate tax compliance and planning.  Jason also assists individuals and families with sophisticated estate and wealth transfer planning, tax-exempt organization formation and planning, and business formation and related business advisory services.


  • B.A., Criminology and Criminal Justice, The Ohio State University
  • J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, cum laude
  • Assistant Editor, Cooley Law Review
  • LL.M. in Taxation, University of Washington School of Law

Professional/Civic Associations

  • Member, Washington State Bar Association (Real Property Probate and Trust Section, Taxation Section)
  • Member, King County Bar Association (Solo and Small Firm Section)
  • King County Bar Association 2010 CLE Advisory Committee
  • Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court


  • News About Murder In an African American Newspaper: Effects of Relative Frequency and Race and Gender Typifications, The Sociological Quarterly, Vol. 45, No. 2, pages 249-272 (2004).


  • Washington State Bar Association - Essentials of Beneficiary Designation Form Review (2003)
  • King County Bar Association - Choice of Entity for the Practicing Professional (2004)
  • King County Bar Association - Tax Tips for the Small Business Owner (2007)
  • King County Bar Association - Choice of Entity and Tax Issues for Solo and Small Firm Practitioners (2009)
  • King County Bar Association - Federal Tax Law Update (2011)