Georgia attorney and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Allen Buckley has been AV Martindale-Hubbell rated (the highest possible in terms of work quality and ethics) since 1996. Mr. Buckley is a member of:
- State Bar of Georgia (including Employee Benefits Section),
- Cobb County Bar Association,
- American Association of Attorney-CPAs,
- Atlanta Tax Forum (1995-present),
- Board of Directors, Midtown Assistance Center (MAC),
- Smyrna Jonquil Lions Club.
Mr. Buckley previously was a partner in Troutman Sanders LLP and Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP.
Allen Buckley’s article “Why the Same Desk Rule Should Not Apply to Cash Asset Sales” was used by the U.S. Treasury Department to substantially repeal the same desk rule (by issuing Rev. Rul. 2000-27). Mr. Buckley has been counsel in several class action lawsuits, and he currently is a plaintiff in a case seeking to prevent the U.S. Treasury Department from charging user fees of tax return preparers.
Mr. Buckley was admitted to the Georgia bar in 1985. His education includes:
- Kent State University (B.A. in Accounting 1982)
- University of Georgia School of Law (J.D. 1985)
- University of Florida (LL.M. in Taxation 1989; 3rd in the class).