Dutt , Nathaniel

Nathaniel Dutt works with developers who build multi-family housing for low-income families, seniors and persons with disabilities, as well as independent and assisted living facilities, throughout the United States. His practice is focused upon U.S. federal income tax issues.

He focuses his taxation practice in the areas of partnerships, tax credits, financial instruments, and U.S. international tax (both inbound and outbound structures and planning).

Dutt has experience with advising both domestic and foreign clients regarding real estate ventures and investments in the U.S., and to structure and plan for such ventures and investments to minimize taxation. In addition, Dutt advises domestic clients on structuring and operating foreign businesses and making foreign investments, and advising foreign clients on structuring and operating U.S. businesses and making U.S. investments, all with the goal of maximizing economic benefits and minimizing tax liabilities.

Also, Dutt has previous experience assisting in both U.S. federal court litigation and transactional/business operations regarding U.S. federal securities and commodities laws. He is well-versed in securities and commodities legislation and compliance.

He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where he studied economics, statistics, and finance. He earned both MBA and JD degrees from Nova Southeastern University, where he was a recipient of the Leo S. Goodwin Academic Honors Scholarship and served as the editor-in-chief of the ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law. Further, Dutt also holds a Master of Laws in taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he earned a book award for international tax planning.

Dutt is active in various professional and community organizations, including the Orlando Rotary Club.

Bar Membership



University of Florida Levin College of Law
Gainesville, FL, 2013
LL.M., Taxation

Nova Southeastern University Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2012
M.B.A., Finance, magna cum laude

Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2012
J.D., Juris Doctor, magna cum laude

University of Pittsburgh Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
Pittsburgh, PA, 2007
B.S., Economics, magna cum laude


Orlando Rotary Club

The Florida Bar

“The Tax Puzzle of Preferred Stock: Some Minimal Guidance Could Be the Missing Piece”

“The Net Investment Income Tax in Relation to Partnership Income and Distributions”

“Current United States Credit Default Swap Regulatory Initiatives: A New World Standard or Just a Ploy?”