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Speaker

Alison Jones

Alison Jones, who joined Ernst & Young’s National Tax office in 2000, specializes in federal tax accounting method matters, including the accrual of income and deductions, capitalization, depreciation issues, and accounting method change requests. She currently serves as EY’s Revenue Recognition Tax Lead and is focused on the tax considerations of the new FASB/IASB Revenue Recognition Standard as well as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes to the tax income recognition rules.

 

While in National Tax, Ms. Jones has worked with a variety of public and private clients in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, financial services, healthcare, oil and gas, utilities, and telecommunications industries. In addition, Ms. Jones also has extensive experience representing taxpayers on issues before the IRS National Office as well as working to resolve tax controversy matters and stay abreast of current IRS audit and appeals issues.

 

Ms. Jones received her B.A. in Economics, as well as her J.D. from the University of Texas. She is an attorney, licensed in the state of Texas and is a member of the American Bar Association Tax Section and a past Vice Chair of the Capital Recovery and Leasing Subcommittee. Ms. Jones is a frequent speaker at ABA and TEI events and is also an adjunct professor in the L.L.M. program at Georgetown University.