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Joseph Calianno, J.D., LL.M, MBA, CPA

Partner & Intl Technical Tax Practice Leader

BDO USA LLP
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA

Public Accounting - International

Professional Summary

Joe Calianno is a Tax Partner in BDO's Washington DC National office. He practices in all areas of International Taxation and regularly advises on issues relating to cross-border restructuring and financing, subpart F, foreign tax credit planning, tax treaties and global tax rate reduction.

Joe has published numerous articles in national journals on international and corporate tax issues including articles in RIA's Business Entities, CCH's Global tax Briefing, CCH's Journal of Passthrough Entities, CCH's Journal of International Tax, International Tax Review, RIA's Journal of International Taxation, RIA's Journal of Corporate Taxation, RIA's Journal of Taxation, Practising Law Institute, CCH's Taxation of Global Transactions, Tax Notes, Tax Notes International, Tax Management International Journal, Tax Management Memorandum and The Tax Adviser.

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Languages

  • English

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Experience

BDO USA LLP
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA 20005
Partner & Intl Technical Tax Practice Leader
Public Accounting - International
2015 - Present
Joe Calianno is the Tax Partner and International Technical Tax Practice Leader in BDO's Washington DC National Tax Office. He practices in all areas of international taxation and regularly advises on issues relating to cross-border restructuring and financing, subpart F, foreign tax credit planning, tax treaties and global tax rate reduction.

He is a frequent speaker on International and Corporate tax issues. He has spoken at several national and regional tax conferences including the ABA, AICPA, Atlas, BNA, DC Bar, Dallas Bar, Federal Bar, GW/IRS, Houston International Tax Forum, IFA, MACPA, NYU Advanced International Tax Institute, Practising Law Institute, St. Louis International Tax Group, TEI, USD School of Law/Procopio International Tax Institute, Wall Street and World Trade Council tax conferences.
Grant Thornton LLP
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA 20036
Tax Partner/International Leader
As the Tax Partner for Grant Thornton LLP, he was responsible for the International Technical Tax Practice in the National Tax Office. He practiced in all areas of international taxation and helped assist the offices around the firm on complex international tax issues.
Internal Revenue Service/Office of Chief Counsel
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA 20002
Special Counsel To Deputy Chief Counsel/Intl.
Joe was Special Counsel to the Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (International) in the office of Chief Counsel, Internal Review Service. As a Special Counsel he was technical advisor and was involved in reviewing international tax regulations, revenue rulings, Notices, TAM's, PLR's and providing technical advice to the IRS field offices. He also served as an Assistant Branch Chief in the Office of Chief Counsel in which he reviewed corporate tax public guidance projects PLR's and TAM's.
Coopers & Lybrand LLP
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
Tax Attorney
Miles & Stockbridge
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA 20005
Tax Lawyer

Education

MBA, Business
New York University's School of Business
New York, New York, United States
LLM, Taxation
New York University School of Law
New York, New York, United States
JD, Law Review
Villanova University School of Law
Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States
BS, Accounting
University of Scranton
Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States

Professional Certifications

Certified Public Accountant(CPA)
Active

Associations and Societies

  • Foreign Activities of U.S. Taxpayers (FAUST) Committee (Former Chair and Vice Chair)
  • International Aspects of Subchapter C Sub-Committee (FAUST) (Former Chair)
  • AICPA Cross-Border M&A Task Force (Chair)
  • AICPA International Tax Technical Resource Panel (Former Chair and Vice Chairman)
  • AICPA's Tax Advisor (Board of Advisors)
  • Atlas/BNA Bloomberg CITE (Board of Advisors)
  • RIA's Journal of International Taxation (Board of Advisors)
  • RIA's Journal of Corporate Tax (Board of Advisors)

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