With a proven background in resolving business tax disputes, Karen Jurichko Lowell focuses her legal practice on sales, use, and property tax matters, including tax audits and appeals through various administrative stages, the tax court, and the court of appeals. She advises manufacturers, high tech companies, construction contractors and developers, electric utilities, solar energy companies, and other clients on various multi-state sales and use tax issues, including advising e-commerce businesses on their multi-state sales and use tax nexus and collection obligations. She also has experience with property tax valuation appeals for various types of industrial and commercial properties, corporate transactions, and health care taxes. Karen previously worked for a tax consultancy focused on California state business incentives, rising to the position of senior manager for audit and controversy. In that role, she managed more than 100 audits annually, provided conflict resolution for all company clients with the California Franchise Tax Board, and crafted a structured methodology to resolve tax disputes.
Like many children, Karen started taking ballet classes as a young child and fell in love with the art, and continues to take classes to this day. She has been a fan and supporter of Ballet Arizona for years, and is excited to work with the Contemporary Council to engage a new generation of ballet fans.