Kelly W. Smith, CPA

KELLY W. SMITH State and Local Tax Partner PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Atlanta, GA (678) 419-2412 Kelly is a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP’s ("PwC") State and Local Tax Consulting Services Group in Atlanta, Georgia, where he specializes in corporate income and franchise tax. Kelly oversees a multi-disciplinary state tax practice with expertise in corporate restructuring, transactional consulting, and southeastern state income/franchise tax audit defense, with particular emphasis on Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. Kelly holds a Juris Doctorate degree (cum laude) from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of South Florida. He is a member of the Georgia, Atlanta and American Bar Associations (Tax and Administrative Law Sections), the Georgia Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Prior to joining PwC, Kelly served as a legal intern/assistant to the Georgia Deputy Commissioner of Revenue. Kelly also previously worked as an internal auditor and assistant comptroller trainee for Winn Dixie Stores, Inc., a southeastern grocery retailer. He is a prior adjunct professor for the Georgia State University College of Law, where he co-organized and instructed the law school’s inaugural state and local tax course; a visiting instructor for the University of Georgia MAcc program; a member of the Advisory Committee for the Georgia State University College of Law Tax Clinic; a member of the editorial board of RIA's Business Entities Journal; a member of the Georgia Commissioner of Revenue's Advisory Council, and a frequent speaker on state and local tax issues for professional continuing education programs.