WASHINGTON, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP announced today that Alexa Claybon has joined the firm from the U.S. Treasury Office of Tax Policy as a Principal in the National Tax Department - Quantitative Services in Washington, D.C. At Treasury, Claybon was an Attorney-Advisor and a lead reviewer on recent guidance.
Claybon was with Treasury since 2011, where she focused on income tax accounting methods, R&D tax credit expenditures and the domestic production deduction. In addition, she participated in the President's budget and tax reform proposals, reviewed legislative proposals and assisted other Executive Branch agencies and Treasury departments with tax issues within her area of expertise. She also assisted in the development of the Treasury Department and IRS priority guidance plan.
"Alexa's role in development and review of regulations and other published guidance makes her a valuable resource to EY and our clients, particularly on Section 174 regulations and R&D incentives," said Eric Solomon, co-leader of the National Tax Department of Ernst & Young LLP. "We look forward to her collaboration with our other tax and controversy professionals and with members of key industry Centers of Excellence."
Previously, she worked at PwC in the Tax Project Delivery Group and spent 10 years at KPMG where she was a member of the Washington National Tax Accounting Methods and Periods Group, responsible for quality assurance regarding federal tax accounting methods and periods, including drafting and reviewing tax opinions, technical memoranda, and IRS ruling requests.
Claybon earned her Master of Laws-Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center, her Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California, Santa Barbara.
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