Joy Taylor

Joy Taylor

Editor, The Kiplinger Tax Letter

Joy spends most of her time writing and editing federal tax and retirement content for The Kiplinger Tax Letter, which is published biweekly. She also contributes tax and retirement content to and Kiplinger’s Retirement Report. Some of her Kiplinger articles have been picked up by the Washington Post and other mainstream media outlets. Joy has also appeared in newspapers, television and on radio as an expert to discuss federal tax developments.

Joy is an experienced tax attorney and CPA with in-depth knowledge of federal tax law. After graduating from the University of Houston with an accounting degree and getting her CPA, she started out as a revenue agent for the Internal Revenue Service. While at the IRS, she audited tax returns of individuals, pass-through entities and corporations. She then earned a J.D. at the University of Houston Law School and an LL.M. in Taxation at New York University School of Law. She worked as a tax consultant for two of the largest accounting firms, Ernst & Young and KPMG, advising business clients on all aspects of the federal tax code. Joy also spent 15 years as a tax lawyer in Washington, D.C., for two multinational law firms. She has written tax content for Tax Notes, the Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure and USC’s Tax Institute, among other publications.

After all her years working for big law firms and accounting firms, Joy saw the light and now puts all her education and federal tax experience to use writing for Kiplinger. Outside of work, she is an avid sports fan, movie buff and dog lover.

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