EX-99.J OTHER OPININ 11 kpmgconsent.htm KPMG CONSENT CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT AUDITORS

CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM

 

 

Board of Trustees and Shareholders

Evergreen Variable Annuity Trust

 

We consent to the use of our reports, dated February 13, 2008, for the Evergreen VA Balanced Fund, Evergreen VA Core Bond Fund, Evergreen VA Diversified Income Builder Fund, Evergreen VA Fundamental Large Cap Fund, Evergreen VA Growth Fund, Evergreen VA International Equity Fund, Evergreen VA Omega Fund and Evergreen VA Special Values Fund, and dated February 22, 2008 for the Evergreen VA High Income Fund, each a series of the Evergreen Variable Annuity Trust, incorporated herein by reference and to the references to our firm under the captions “FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS” in the prospectuses and “Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm” in the Statement of Additional Information.

 

/s/ KPMG

 

Boston, Massachusetts

April 24, 2008