J.D., Columbus School of Law, Catholic University
B.A., University of Georgia
Tax research methods and design of research services
Tax policy and the legislative process
Advanced issues in individual taxation
Lucia Smeal’s past positions include five years experience with the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress and almost 20 years experience as an Editor, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Tax Analysts. An expert tax researcher, Smeal designed and supervised the building of numerous tax research databases while at Tax Analysts. Smeal also has run executive seminars and training sessions for tax professionals at the Internal Revenue Service, major law firms, several of the Big Four accounting firms and professional publishers Westlaw, Lexis, and RIA.
- Editor, Federal Tax Alert, published by the National Society of Tax Professionals. 2008 through the present.
- Editor, Tax Notes Today, 1983-1987.