Jason M. DeCuir, JD, MBA, LLM

Jason DeCuir

Co-Owner & Partner

Jason Decuir, MBA, JD, LLM

Jason M. DeCuir, MBA, JD, LLM, is the Co-owner and Partner of Advantous Consulting, LLC, overseeing the Sales and Use Tax, Property Tax, Income and Franchise Tax, Appeals and Disputes, Government Relations, and Business Development teams. Advantous is a leading multi-state tax services firm headquartered in Louisiana, that uniquely delivers customizable, end-to-end solutions ranging from turnkey compliance services to high-level planning and advisory consulting. Mr. DeCuir is also the Founding Partner of Advantous Law LLC, a Louisiana-based law firm, which exclusively focuses on State and Local Tax matters. 

Prior to joining Advantous in 2020, Jason was Principal at a global tax services firm and served as Chief of Staff, Assistant Secretary, and Executive Counsel at the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR), where he was an advisor to three State Secretaries and the Governor regarding legal and policy matters affecting state taxation. During his tenure at LDR, Mr. DeCuir managed the Litigation, Policy and Legislative Services, Criminal Investigation, and Public Affairs Divisions.

A national expert in the field of state and local tax policy, Mr. DeCuir has been an esteemed tax industry professional in Louisiana for over 20 years, representing businesses across all industry sectors and managing complex tax matters. He is also a policy and legislative expert within the walls of many State Capitols across the country, advocating for sound tax policy ideas and reforms.

With respect to tax policy, Jason is actively involved with and frequents as a guest speaker for national organizations such as the Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA), the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC), the Council on State Taxation (COST), the Southeastern Association of Tax Administrators (SEATA), and the Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT). He has also made appearances on state and local television programs and can be heard on local talk radio shows serving as a subject matter expert in the industry of taxation.

Mr. DeCuir has been appointed to serve on a multitude of state councils and commissions: most recently to Taxpayer for IRS Transformation, is Vice-Chairman of Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) and Chairman of its Taxation & Finance Issue Council, serves on the Louisiana Sales Tax Streamlining and Modernization Commission, the Louisiana Tax Institute, the Louisiana Task Force on Structural Change in Budget and Tax Policy (HCR 11), the PAR Constitutional Advisory Council, the PAR Tax Advisory Committee, and the Mississippi Department of Revenue Business Advisory Council. He has served on the Governor’s fiscal transition team to advise on budgetary and tax issues and was appointed Chair of the Louisiana Economic Recovery Task Force by Senate President Page Cortez and Speaker of the House Clay Schexnayder to revive the state’s economy due to the impacts of COVID-19. During the 2020 special session, Jason was appointed Chair of the HR 31 Centralized Sales and Use Tax Administration Study Group to develop legislation to centralize Louisiana’s sales tax collection system. In 2013, the Governor of Louisiana entrusted him with spearheading tax reform efforts, and was successfully instrumental in reforming the structure for tax appeals in the state of Louisiana, increasing the state’s COST scorecard from a “D-” to a “B.” 

Jason earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Howard University where he earned Academic All-American as a placekicker in the football program. He also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Louisiana Tech University, a Bachelor of Civil Law and Juris Doctorate degree from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, and a Master of Laws degree in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. 

He is active in the community, serving on the Boards of the Food Bank, Boys and Girls Club, Cristo Rey Franciscan High School, Inspire Charter Academy, Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, Salvation Army, and Young Leaders Academy. He is a member of the Federal, State, and Local Bar Associations in Louisiana. In his spare time, Jason enjoys golfing, boating, and being a color commentator for high school football on a major television network in Louisiana.