Joseph Calianno CPA, J.D., MBA, LL.M. (Taxation)

Managing Director, Andersen Tax

Joe Calianno is a Managing Director in the US National Tax practice in the Washington D.C. office. He advises clients on all areas of international tax, including provisions related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and cross-border restructuring. Prior to joining Andersen, Joe spent several years as a partner at BDO and Grant Thornton, where he served as the International Technical Tax Practice Leader in both firm's national tax offices. Joe also previously served as Special Counsel to the Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (International) in the office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service. As Special Counsel, he was a technical advisor to the Associate and Deputy Associate Chief Counsel International and was involved in reviewing international tax regulations, revenue rulings, Notices, TAMs, PLRs, and providing technical advice to the IRS field offices. He also practiced with PWC's National Tax office and Miles & Stockbridge, a large law firm. Joe has been a guest lecturer at New York University Law School in the Graduate Tax Program (International Business Transactions class) and an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown Law School in the Graduate Tax Program. Joe is a frequent speaker on international and corporate tax issues. He has spoken for organizations such as the ABA, AICPA, Atlas, BNA, DC Bar, Dallas Bar, Federal Bar, GW/IRS, Houston International Tax Forum, IFA, NYU Advanced International Tax Institute, PLI, TEI, St. Louis International Tax Group, USD School of Law/Procopio International Tax Institute, Wall Street and World Trade Council tax conferences. He has also published articles for national journals and organizations such as CCH Incorporated, International Tax Review, RIA's Journal of International Taxation and Journal of Corporate Tax, PLI, Tax Notes International, Tax Management International Journal, Tax Management Memorandum and The Tax Adviser. Joe is both a CPA and attorney. EDUCATION •New York University School of Law, LLM (Taxation) •New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business, MBA •Villanova University School of Law, JD, Villanova Law Review •University of Scranton, BS (Accounting) AFFILATIONS •American Bar Association (ABA), Tax Section •ABA, Tax Section, Past Chair, Foreign Activities of U.S. Taxpayers •American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Past Chair and Vice Chair, International Tax Technical Resource Panel •AICPA, Prior Member of the AICPA's Tax Executive Committee •International Fiscal Association (IFA), Member of IFA USA Branch Counsel •Federal Bar Association, Advisory Board Member for Annual Tax Law Conference (Served as Co-Chair of International Tax Section)