Jason M. DeCuir, JD, MBA, LLM

Jason DeCuir

Co-Owner & Partner

Jason Decuir, JD, MBA, LLM

Jason M. DeCuir, MBA, JD, LLM, is Co-owner and Partner with Advantous Consulting, LLC, a leading multi-state tax services firm, that delivers customizable, end-to-end tax solutions that range from compliance services to high-level planning and advisory consulting. At Advantous, Jason oversees the Sales and Use Tax, Appeals and Disputes, Governmental Relations, and Business Development teams.

Prior to joining Advantous, he was partner at a global state and local tax services firm headquartered Dallas, TX. He also served as Chief of Staff, Assistant Secretary and Executive Counsel at the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) from 2011 – 2014. In these roles, he was an advisor to three LDR Secretaries and to the Governor on legal and policy issues affecting state taxation.

While at LDR, Mr. DeCuir was responsible for the Litigation, Policy Services, Criminal Investigation, and Public Affairs Division. He also oversaw all legislative matters with respect to tax policy and was actively involved with national organizations such as FTA, MTC, COST and SEATA. In 2013, DeCuir was tasked by the Governor to help spearhead his tax reform efforts, where he was instrumental in reforming the structure for tax appeals in the State of Louisiana, increasing the state’s COST scorecard from a “D-” to “B.”

Mr. DeCuir, a national expert in the field of state and local tax policy, has been practicing in the tax arena for over 20 years, representing businesses across all industry sectors related to complex tax matters. He is also one of the nation’s foremost policy experts.

Mr. DeCuir is a frequent lecturer on state and local tax policy at national tax conferences around the U.S., including: Council on State Taxation (COST), Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT), Multi-State Tax Commission (MTC), Southeastern Association of Tax Administrators (SEATA), and the American Bar Association (ABA). It is also common for Mr. DeCuir to appear on state and local television and radio shows as an expert on tax matters.

Mr. DeCuir’s previous experience in the private sector includes being a tax attorney and partner in several law firms and the founder of a consulting firm that specialized in tax advocacy and governmental affairs for companies across multiple industry sectors. Mr. DeCuir has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Howard University where he was an Academic All-American and a 4-year letterman as a place-kicker. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Louisiana Tech University, a Juris Doctor degree and a Bachelor of Civil Law degree from the Louisiana State University, and a Master of Laws degree in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.