Jaye Calhoun is a member in the firm's New Orleans office. She has served as Chair of the Louisiana State Bar Association Section on Taxation in 2004-2005, and is currently the Chair of the New Orleans Bar Association Tax Law Committee. Jaye is a Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of the State and Local Tax Subcommittee of the American Bar Association's Section on Taxation and previously served as Chair of the Government Submissions & Legislative White Paper Subcommittee. She is Board Certified in both Taxation and Estate Planning and Administration by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization, and is a former attorney for the Internal Revenue Service.
Jaye has spoken to numerous professional and community groups on tax-related issues and has been featured in Louisiana SuperLawyers as one of the top twenty-five women attorneys in Louisiana and on WWL radio as a tax law expert. 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 and teaches courses in 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 taught in Georgetown Law Center's SALT Certificate Program in the spring of 2012.
Jaye's practice in the business section focuses on federal, state and local taxation and regulatory issues, nonprofit, hospitality and health-care related tax issues, Louisiana state entertainment tax credits, estate planning and planned giving, business planning and formation as well as tax audits and tax litigation.
As Chair of the Task Force on Business Activity Taxes and Nexus of the ABA Section of Taxation State and Local Tax Committee, Jaye served as Editor-In-Chief of a special report, published in the ABA Tax Lawyer (State and Local edition) in 2009, addressing the issues involved in state and local government imposition of business activity taxes on nonresident businesses. Currently, as vice chair, Jaye is developing a task force to work with private and public practitioners to promote transparency and accountability in state tax administration and to protect taxpayer rights.
American Bar Association, Vice Chair, State and Local Tax Committee; former Chair of Subcommittee on Government Submissions and Legislative White Papers
Louisiana State Bar Association, former Chair, Section of Taxation; Estate Planning Advisory Commission
The New Orleans Bar Association, Chair, Tax Law Committee
Association for Corporate Growth Louisiana, Board Member (Secretary)
New Orleans Estate Planning Council
Women's Professional Council
National Council on Planned Giving
Women in Film and Television, Louisiana, Steering Committee
Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer
The Best Lawyers in America ® (Litigation & Controversy - Tax, Tax Law)
Louisiana Super Lawyers Estate Planning & Probate, Tax
Top Lawyer: Tax Law, Elder Law, Trusts and Estates, New Orleans Magazine, 2012
Top 25 Women, Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2010
Women of the Year, New Orleans CityBusiness, February 2006
Role Model, YWCA, 1999
Community and Other Activities
Spring Fiesta Association, Board Member
American Red Cross, Southeast Louisiana Chapter, Board Member
Junior League of New Orleans, Sustainer
New Orleans Video Access Center, Board Member
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601 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 596-2785
Fax: (504) 910-8910
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