Ms. Alice Keane joined the full-time faculty as an Assistant Professor of Accounting in August of 2016, after having served as an Adjunct Professor at the College of Business since 2014. She earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in tax from Georgetown University Law Center in 2003 and a Juris Doctorate from the University Of Illinois College Of Law in 1993. She is also a licensed attorney.
Prior to joining the full-time faculty at GSU, Ms. Keane practiced law for over 20 years. Most recently, she served as the Deputy General Counsel for Income Tax Litigation for the Illinois Department of Revenue. She has also served as an officer and member on committees of professional associations, including the Illinois State Bar Association and Chicago Bar Association, and has taught numerous Continuing Legal Education courses.
Ms. Keane currently teaches Business Law I and II and Tax I. She has previously taught Business Law II, Tax I, and Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning.
Ms. Keane’s recent publications include articles analyzing a recent federal court decision that limited U.S. Tax Court jurisdiction to hear taxpayers’ IRS levy claims, considering court challenges to the ERISA church plan exemption, and analyzing the federal bonus depreciation and Section 179 deductions and their efficacy in stimulating business investment. Her current interests in research and publication involve the state taxation of sales of marijuana in states where medical and other uses have been legalized, the efficacy of sin taxes to raise revenue, and the current state of federal taxation of international communications income.
Curriculum Vitae: Alice Keane, J.D., L.L.M.