John M. Allan

Jones Day

John M. Allan is a partner with Jones Day in Atlanta, Georgia. He has assisted clients in addressing state and local taxes since 1988 and has handled tax matters in almost all of the 50 states. In addition, he assists clients in addressing state and local tax issues related to corporate reorganizations. He regularly represents clients before state tax agencies and in proceedings before the Multistate Tax Commission.

He has advised clients in the manufacturing, transportation, financial services, telecommunications, hospitality, distribution, and retail industries. John previously served as editor-in-chief of the American Bar Association's State and Local Tax Lawyer. He served as the first chair of the Georgia Department of Revenue's Advisory Committee and twice served as chair of the Southeastern Association of Tax Administrators Advisory Council. John is a past chair of the State Bar of Georgia Tax Section. He also chaired the Georgia Bar Tax Section's Tax Court Task Force, which was instrumental in the enactment of legislation creating Georgia's Tax Tribunal in the 2012 Georgia legislative session.

John served on the Multistate Tax Commission's Strategic Planning Committee, the first to do so in such capacity who was not an employee of a governmental agency, to assist the Committee in addressing taxpayer compliance issues. The Committee's recommendation that John assisted in developing was adopted by the Commission in July 2016.
Master of Accountancy, University of Georgia (1988).
J.D., University of Georgia (1987)
B.A. History, University of Georgia (1981)

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