Jaye Calhoun is a member of McGlinchey Stafford, where she focuses on federal, state and local taxation and regulatory issues, including manufacturing, hospitality and healthcare-related tax issues, Louisiana state tax credits, business planning and formation as well as tax audits and tax litigation.
She chairs the State and Local Tax Committee of the American Bar Association Taxation Section and the New Orleans Bar Association’s Tax Law Committee. She previously chaired the Louisiana State Bar Association Tax Section and currently heads the section’s Legislation Committee. She also is vice chair of the National Association of State Bar Tax Sections and serves on the board of the Louisiana chapters of the Association for Corporate Growth; Women in Film and Television; and the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals Association.
Because of her expertise, Calhoun frequently speaks to professional and community groups on tax-related issues, is often quoted in professional publications and has published extensively on taxation and dealing with tax agencies. She is the author of a Bloomberg/BNA portfolio on Louisiana Corporation Income Tax and the chapter on “Local Taxes” in Bender’s State Taxation: Principles and Practice. She also has contributed to Lexis-Nexis “Practice Insights” on Louisiana law and frequently writes the ”Recent Developments in Taxation” column for the Louisiana Bar Journal.
She is board certified in both Taxation and Estate Planning and Administration by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization. She is listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” in Litigation & Controversy – Tax, Tax Law; is recognized by Louisiana Super Lawyers in Estate Planning and Probate and Tax; and is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Lawyer. In 2012, New Orleans Magazine named her a “Top Lawyer: Tax Law, Elder Law, Trusts and Estates,” and Louisiana Super Lawyers recognized her as one of its “Top 25 Women.”
After graduating from Tulane Law School in 1991, Calhoun worked as an attorney in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel in Houston. In addition to Tulane, she teaches at Loyola Law School in New Orleans, in the online graduate tax program at Northeastern University in Massachusetts and as a guest lecturer Georgetown Law Center’s SALT Certificate Program (from which she received her LLM in Taxation in 1988).
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