Jennifer has provided tax assistance to large multistate companies since 2002. She delivers state income, franchise, sales, Oregon CAT, Portland CES, Washington B&O, and property tax experience in multiple industries, with a specialization in transportation and logistics. She has experience in incentives identification and negotiation, audit defense and settlement, due diligence, corporate reorganizations, tax accounting, and entity simplification. Jennifer has also performed and reviewed multi-state nexus and apportionment studies, and tax provisions including documentation of uncertain tax positions.

External Publications

  • "Portland’s New Tax on Large Retailers: Challenges Ahead" (co-author: State Tax Notes, August 2019)
  • "Portland’s New Gross Receipts Tax Comes With Questions and Challenges" (co author; Bloomberg Tax, May 2019)
  • "Trucking and Logistics Firms Subject to New Oregon Gross Receipts Tax" (co-author: Oregon Truck Dispatch, Issue 4, 2019)
  • "State-by-State Apportionment Schedules" (Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives, June 2018)
  • "Credits Can No Longer Be Applied Against Oregon’s Minimum Tax" (Council on State Taxation, August 2017)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Wayfair and State Nexus
    (CFO Roundtable, September 2018)
  • The Rise of Pass-Through Entities
    (COST Annual Meeting, October 2017)
  • Oregon Ballot Measure 97
    (PROSPER, September 2016)
  • Oregon Income Tax Considerations for the Sale of a Partnership Interest
    (COST Pacific Northwest Regional State Tax Meeting, August 2016)
  • Don’t Get Caught Sleeping Through State Tax Issues
    (2016 OSCPA Forest Products Conference, June 2016)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Council on State Taxation
  • Member, Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • BS, accounting, Portland State University

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