Melissa Chauvin, CPA

Senior Manager, Tax Department

Education, Certifications & Affiliations

  • Southeastern Louisiana University, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 2002
  • Certified Public Accountant, Licensed in Louisiana
  • Continuing Professional Education of 40 to 60 hours per year
  • Member – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member – Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants
  • Member-at-Large – Northshore Chapter – Society of Louisiana CPAs

Significant Career Experience

Melissa has nearly 20 years of tax, accounting, and consulting experience in public accounting. She is a Senior Manager with the Firm, and her experience has been concentrated in the following areas:

  • Focus on corporate, partnership, individual, estate, and fiduciary tax preparation and planning
  • Tax planning for closely held businesses and the owners
  • Compliance for corporations, partnerships, and individuals
  • Business entity selection planning for closely held businesses
  • Representation of individuals, corporations, and partnerships before tax authorities (IRS and States)
  • Industry experience in manufacturing and distribution, retail and grocery, gas stations and C stores, medical and legal practices, construction, and real estate