Jaye Calhoun practices law as a member of McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC. Her practice focuses on federal, state and local taxation and regulatory issues, including nonprofit, hospitality and health-care related tax issues, Louisiana state entertainment tax credits, business planning and formation as well as tax audits and tax litigation. She is active at in various professional associations and is currently chair-elect of the State and Local Tax Committee of the American Bar Association Taxation Section, and is also currently Chair of the New Orleans Bar Association’s Tax Law Committee. Previously, she served as chair of the Louisiana State Bar Association Tax Section chair (where she had the distinction of being both the first female chair and the first pregnant chair) and is currently chair of the LSBA Tax Section’s Legislation Committee.
Ms. Calhoun has spoken to numerous professional and community groups on tax-related issues. She is a frequent contributor to professional publications and authored the chapter on "Local Taxes" in Bender’s State Taxation: Principles and Practice. She has also contributed to Lexis-Nexis "Practice Insights" on Louisiana law and frequently writes the Recent Developments in Taxation column for the Louisiana Bar Journal. Jaye has published extensively on taxation and dealing with tax agencies. She is Board Certified in both Taxation and Estate Planning and Administration by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization. She is also recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America® in Litigation & Controversy – Tax, Tax Law; a Louisiana Super Lawyer in Estate Planning and Probate and Tax; and a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Lawyer. In 2012, Jaye was recognized by New Orleans Magazine as a "Top Lawyer: Tax Law, Elder Law, Trusts and Estates," and as one of the "Top 25 Women" by Louisiana Super Lawyers.
After graduating from Tulane Law School in 1991, and before entering private practice, Ms. Calhoun worked as an attorney in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel in Houston. She enjoys teaching and interacting with students in courses on state and local taxation at Tulane Law School and Loyola Law School in New Orleans, in the online graduate tax program at Northeastern University in Massachusetts, and as a guest lecturer on the topic of local taxes in Georgetown Law Center's SALT Certificate Program (from which she received her LL.M in Taxation in 1988). She is the proud mother of four wonderful children and is a native New Orleanian.
Spring 2013 - Tax: State & Local Taxation